Gaelic Football is the sport most played in Ireland. female players as male players with children strating the sport at a very young age. Gaelic Football is not a new sport by any means as it has been played in Ireland for over years. Gaelic football combines the suspense of soccer, the skills and scoring of basketball, and the speed of the. Gaelic football commonly referred to as football or Gaelic, is an Irish team sport. It is played . The rules of the aforementioned Commercials Club became the basis for these official (Gaelic Football) rules who, unsurprisingly, won the inaugural First played : .