Rooney keen for Croke to host NFL game
- From the section American football
US Ambassador to Ireland and Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney is keen for Croke Park to stage an NFL game.
Wembley has seen crowds of 80,000 for games played there in the past five years, and the NFL is now looking to expand and bring a competitive game to Dublin.
Rooney recalls how some pre-season games were staged in Ireland back in 1985.