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VIDEO: French TV Presenters Both Bemused And Excited By Hurling

VIDEO: French TV Presenters Both Bemused And Excited By Hurling
By Conor Neville
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At last, French TV is paying attention to Ahascragh-Fohenagh hurling club in Co. Galway.

The intermediate club which has given us the Mannion brothers (Padraig and Cathal) featured on a segment on 'L'Espresso', a daily magazine programme in BeIN Sports.

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Hurling was introduced by presenters Thomas Desson and Mariella Tiemann as the second most popular sport in Ireland. As per the normal foreigner response to hurling, they make much of the sport's awe-inspiring manliness.

Excitable roving reporter Jean Baptiste Goupil spoke in French to the management and some of the players from Ahascragh-Fohenagh, all of whom replied in English.

Sunday Goupil#58 - Le Hurling

Sport Gaélique - Episode 2. Après une recherche de trèfle infructueuse, c'te coup-ci on m'a envoyer plus vigoureusement y regarder de plus près! Suite logique du foot gaélique, voici le Hurling: deuxième sport le plus populaire d'Irlande. De type viril! Assurément!Des thank iou, tout plein à Estelle Albira Salzard, MCA Communication, Tourism Ireland, Irlande... Laissez-vous emporter: www.irlande-tourisme.fr#Topette!

Posted by Jean-Baptiste Goupil on Monday, January 18, 2016

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