Three men revered across the Republic of Ireland for their footballing ability tried their hand at a more traditional Gaelic sport in Dublin on Friday - and our cameras were there to see how they got on.

Liverpool legends John Aldridge, Jason McAteer and Phil Babb received a masterclass in hurling from Waterford and All Ireland star Noel Connors.

The trio, who are in Dublin ahead of the Reds' final pre-season friendly against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, were taught the fundamental skills required to play the ancient Gaelic game in the in the stunning setting of Croke Park.

Click play on the free video above to see how Aldridge, McAteer and Babb fared.

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