Croke Park Classic 2014

The Croke Park Classic saw the University of Central Florida host Penn State in their 2014 Season Opener in GAA HQ on the 30th August 2014.

This big season opener for UCF and Penn State  was the first time that UCF and Penn State have played outside the United States.

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A Look Back at the Inaugural Croke Park Classic 2014

Penn State and UCF arrive into Dublin airport on the 27th of August ahead of the Croke Park Classic.

Penn State and UCF take a tour of Croke Park and get a look at the pitch before game day.

Penn State and UCF train ahead of the Croke Park Classic, with Penn State based in Powerscourt Hotel and UCF at Carton House.

Temple Bar in Dublin is transformed into a Croke Park Classic fanzone, with thousands of fans attending the UCF and Penn State Pep Rallies.

53,304 fans attend the Croke Park Classic in Croke Park. The game is a thrilling encounter which sees Penn State overcome UCF by 26 points to 24. The game ends in drama with Sam Ficken's field goal in the dying seconds winning Penn State the Croke Park Classic.

 

THE CROKE PARK CLASSIC - WHERE PASSION & POWER COLLIDE