Pic: Sliotar-gazing: Commander Chris Hadfield plays some hurling in Dublin 7 years ago

Pic: Sliotar-gazing: Commander Chris Hadfield plays some hurling in Dublin

In his continued bid to be more Irish than the rest of us, Commander Chris Hadfield recently tried his hand at hurling in Dublin.

While on a visit to Na Fianna GAA Club in Glasnevin, Dublin, earlier today, Commander Hadfield had a belt of a sliotar and he certainly meant business, judging by the concentration on his face that is…

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Commander Hadfield, or "Hatfield" as the CLG Na Fianna tweet calls him, is in the country this week as he has agreed to become a tourism ambassador for Ireland and according to a recent tweet he’s hoping to learn “a cúpla focal” while he’s here.