International Rules

International Rules is played between Ireland and the Basque Country in Handball-Pelota, Ireland and Australia in International Rules Football,Ireland and Scotland in Hurling-Shinty,while a number of Rounders-Baseball, Rounders-Softball and Hurlacrosse matches have taken place.

Hurling-Shinty matches have taken place since the late 19th Century when Celtic (Dublin) and Cowal (Glasgow) played the first match.

Eamonn de Valera organised the first Handball-Pelota International while imprisoned in Kilmainham Gaol.

International Rules Football matches between a touring Galah side from Australia and Irish counties were first played in the 1960s with the first full Ireland v Australia series played in 1984.

International Rules Football

Ireland has been competing in the International Rules in Football since the 1960s when the Galahs Australian Football representative side toured Ireland, playing what are known as Compromise Rules in Ireland, and Inter Footy in Australia – a Football Code taking in elements of both Gaelic Football and Australian Football Codes.

Football | Ireland v Australia:

International Rules Football | Ireland v Australia 1984-2017

International Rules Football | Ireland v Australia 1984-1990

International Rules Football | Ireland v Australia 1998-2006

International Rules Football | Ireland v Australia 2008-2017

Football | Irish Counties v Galahs:

International Rules Football | Irish Counties v Galahs 1967-1978

Hurling-Shinty & Camogie-Shinty

Hurling-Shinty | Ireland v Scotland

Hurling-Shinty International Rules | Tailteann Games | Ireland v Scotland 1924-1932

Hurling-Shinty International Rules | Ireland v Scotland 1972-1979

Hurling-Shinty International Rules | Ireland v Scotland 1988-1999

International Rules Hurling-Shinty | Ireland v Scotland 2000-2009

International Rules Hurling-Shinty | Ireland v Scotland 2010-2015

International Rules Hurling-Shinty | Ireland v Scotland 2016-2018

Hurling-Shinty | Club Internationals

Hurling-Shinty International Rules | Club Internationals 1897

Handball-Pelota

Handball-Pelota | Ireland v Basque Country:

International Rules Handball-Pelota | Ireland v Basque Country 1932

International Rules Handball-Pelota | Ireland v Basque Country 2004-2006

Rounders-Softball & Rounders-Baseball

Rounders-Softball | Club Internationals:

International Rules Rounders-Softball | Club Internationals 1982

Rounders-Baseball:

Rounders-Baseball International Rules 2008

Hurlacrosse

Hurlacrosse | Club Internationals:

International Rules Hurlacrosse | Club Internationals 2009-2018

Poc Fada Golf

Poc Fada Golf:

Poc Fada Golf

Tallaght Rules Basketball-Futsal

Tallaght Rules Basketball-Futsal:

Tallaght Rules Basketball-Futsal 2003

Image References
Header Image

[1] Irish American Football Association (2018) Nostalgia – A look a some pictures from the archives [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/20171016_165339-1024×768.jpg [Accessed 3 July 2018]

Featured Image

[2] The 42.ie (2019) “17 counties represented in Ireland squad to face Scotland in shinty international” 31 October, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.the42.ie/ireland-scotland-hurling-shinty-squad-4873548-Oct2019/ [Photo Caption]: “Ireland Players Celebrate with the Cup following the 2015 Victory” [Internet] Available from: https://img2.thejournal.ie/article/4873548/river?version=4873574&width=1340 [Accessed 9 April 2020]