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Commander Chris Hadfield presents 'An Astronaut's Guide to Hurling'

Ah sure, stick him in at full-forward there…

YOU MIGHT REMEMBER those pictures that were doing the rounds a couple of months ago of Commander Chris Hadfield trying his hand at hurling and hanging out with a couple of the Antrim lads.

It was all part of a Tourism Ireland campaign to produce this “Astronaut’s Guide to Hurling.”

In the two-minute video Hadfield is briefed by Antrim legend Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton who warns him that “we know you walked in space but that’s a dawdle compared to this game.”

How did he fare? Not too bad, actually:


Here’s the clip:

Source: discoverireland/YouTube


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