Eirball Polo, Bicycle Polo & Robot Football
The Eirball.sport Polo, Bicycle Polo and Tractor Football Archive is primarily focused on those team sports in Ireland plus Robot Football and Rocket League. The archive, however, also includes some Horse Sport Point-to-point, Equestrian, Harness Racing, Country & Western Sports Greyhound Racing, Ploughing, Rodeo, Bike Sports Road Cycling, Cyclo-cross, Mountainbiking, BMX, Motorsports Formula Racing, Rallying, Autocross, Stock Car Racing, Karting, and Other Motorsports Motorbike Racing, Powerboat Racing, Hot Air Ballooning, Drone Racing
Polo and Horse Sports
The Eirball Polo Archives include Irish Polo and Polocrosse as well as Cowboy Polo in USA.
Featured Image Credit: Dublin, Ireland – 2016: Cricket/Polo game on Phoenix Park. Credit: Sonia Ricco
Polo originated in Iran and was introduced to Britain and Ireland by the British Army after it was discovered there.
Polocrosse is a version of Lacrosse played on Horseback. It was invented in Northern Australia in the 1970s and the first World Cup was played in 2003.
Point to Point
Endurance Riding has been part of the Federation Equestre Internationales events since the 1980s. It involves riders and horses covering varying terrain over distances of up to 160km. The key to endurance Riding is the welfare of the horse, and to this end there are regular vet checks before, during and after rides.
Country & Western Sports
Country Sports included on eirball.rodeo are Tractor Football and the National Ploughing Championships, while Western Sports included are Cowboy Polo, Rodeo, Pack Burro Racing and Dog Mushing
Rodeo and Western Sports
There are a few different American Sports such as Rodeo in Texas which are Official State Sports. Others include Alaska Dog Mushing (racing with a Husky and Sled), Colorado Pack Burro Racing (racing a donkey with supplies up a mountain), and Cowboy Polo (originally started in New Mexico but now only played in Montana).
Bicycle Polo and Bike Sports
Bike Sport includes Road Cycling, Cyclo-Cross, BMX, Mountainbiking and Motorbike Racing. Cycling ireland is the National Governing Body for Road Cycling and Cyclo-Cross. The Mountainbiking Association of Dublin runs competitions in the Greater Dublin Area.
Cycling ireland is the National Governing Body for Road Cycling and Cyclo-Cross. The Mountainbiking Association of Dublin runs competitions in the Greater Dublin Area.
The Mountainbiking Association of Dublin runs competitions in the Greater Dublin Area.
Motorcar Racing covered on Eirball.sport includes some Formula Racing (Mondello Park), Rallying, Autocross, Stock Car Racing and Karting.
Motorsport Ireland is the National Governing Body for Motorsports.
Motorsport includes Rallying, Autocross, Formula Racing, Karting, Hill Climbing, Stock Car Racing, Monster Trucks. For Motorbike Racing, Powerboat Racing and Air Racing please see the Bike Racing, Boat Racing and Air Racing pages in the Navigation Bar at top of this page.
The Leinster Trophy Car Race is an International Standard Car Race first run on the Tallaght Circuit (Co. Dublin) from 1934-1949. It is now raced at Mondello Park in Co. Kildare
Stock Car Racing
Stock Car Racing started in the United States of America, and NASCAR, the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. In Ireland there are racetracks at Tipperary, The Pike Waterford, and in Northern Ireland.
Karting is most peoples introduction to Car Racing.
Rocket League and Other Motor Racing
Eirball.sport – Rocket and Other Motors is primarily focused on the Rocket Leagues. Eirball.sport also includes some Motorcycle Racing, Powerboat Racing, Drone Racing and Hot Air Ballooning pertaining to Ireland.
The Leinster 200 Motorcycle Race was raced over the Tallaght Circuit from 1934 to 1949.
The first Irish Drone Racing Championships were held in 2015.
Hot Air Ballooning
The Irish Ballooning Association sanctions Hot Air Balloon flights and competitions in Ireland