Irish Abroad

There has been Irish Players competing Abroad since Irish Emigration began with the Famine, one of the members of the Original Professional Sports Team (Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds) was born in Cavan and left Ireland as a baby during the Famine.

These Sports fall into a number of Categories:

Global Sports (Australian, Canadian, New Zealand, Russian Sports)

National Sports (World) (The National Sports of the World – less well known than the Major League or Global Sports, but there has been Irish Kabaddi Players in India, for example).