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'Top Ace' handball (1980)

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Caption   'Top Ace' handball (1980)
Programme   Top Ace '80 - International Handball  
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Personalities/Groups   Pfeifer, Gordy
Description   American handball player Gordy Pfeifer, in action at the GAA's (Gaelic Athletic Association) Ceannarus court in Croke Park, Dublin in January 1980. He is wearing gloves and kneepads. RTÉ Television recorded the games held at this venue and broadcast them as 'Top Ace International Handball'. This series featured games between Irish players and top American professionals. The first programme was broadcast on 21 February 1980.

This series of 'Top Ace' was an RTÉ/ESPN co-production. ESPN (Entertainment Sports Production Network) is an American television company. The RTÉ Guide of 15 February 1980 featured a two-page article about the series.  
Collection   RTÉ Guide  
Photographer   Holmes, Eve  
Date of photograph   01/Jan/1980
(01/Jan/1980 - 01/Jan/1980)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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