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  Irish Hurling -- A True Amateur Game
Hurling is an outdoor ball-and-stick game played with fifteen players on a field larger than a soccer pitch.
Hurling players can catch and carry the ball in the hand, but can only pass it by hitting it with the stick, kicking it, or slapping it by the hand.
Hurling is a great game, not just because it is a great game by itself, but because it seems to illustrate the best of Irish culture -- its folksy character, its work-hard and play-hard virtues, and its community-based values.
www.tompgalvin.com /features/hurling.htm   (1165 words)

  The Game of Hurling.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hurling is one of the fastest and most skilful field games in the world.
The first great hurling hero was Setanta whose legendary adventures are known to most Irish children.
A successful revival of hurling commenced in 1884 with the founding of the G.A.A. The Gaelic games are organised on a local level - the parish being the basic unit of organisation.
www.iol.ie /~coolmine/typ/gaa/introhur.html   (203 words)

 All About Hurling | Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Official Website - GAA.ie
Hurling is a game similar to hockey, in that it is played with a small ball and a curved wooden stick.
Hurling is played on a pitch approximately 137m long and 82m wide.
The goalposts are the same shape as on a rugby pitch, with the crossbar lower than a rugby one and slightly higher than a soccer one.
www.gaa.ie /page/all_about_hurling.html   (581 words)

 Milwaukee Hurling Club
Hurling is first mentioned in the description of the epic 14th century BC Battle of Moytura between the native Fir Bolgs and the Tuatha Dé Danann.
In 1366 AD, the Statutes of Kilkenny were passed in an effort to stop the propagation of the Irish culture and heritage to the invading Anglo-Normans.
However, hurling was nearly lost forever in 1527 AD when the Galway Statutes outlawed the game.
www.hurling.net /hurling.html   (344 words)

 Northern Gaels HC: The History of Hurling
In fact the first recorded reference to hurling dates to the Battle of Moytura, near Cong in County Mayo (in the West of Ireland) in 1272 BC between the native Fir Bolg and the invading Tuatha De Danann.
Hurling was likely to have been a central part of those games.
One of the earliest references to hurling but by far the most famous and widely known is from the 12th centuary document which tells the story of Cu Chulainn and clearly mentions the word camán which is the Irish word for hurley.
www.ssi-developer.net /finland-gaa/hurling   (439 words)

 Gaelic Sports | Celtic History | Hurling | Gaelic Football | Ireland | Rules | Origin | Traditional Irish Sports | ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hurling is a lot like field hockey or lacrosse but also has similiarities to rugby and soccer.
Hurling is played on a large field with a curved wooden stick called a hurley and a small, hard ball called a sliothar.
The ball used in camogie is slightly smaller than a hurling ball and players are not aloud to make body contact like they are in hurling.
www.kidzworld.com /article/5426-traditional-celtic-sports   (311 words)

 Milwaukee Hurling Club
On Sunday, September 2nd, the Milwaukee Men's Junior B hurling team, sponsored by M. Donnelly, Inc. defeated Minneapolis by a score of 4-20 (32) to 1-11 (14) for the Junior B hurling championship at Chicago's Gaelic Park.
Milwaukee also sent a Junior C hurling team and a Junior camogie team to the tournament.
The Junior C hurling team fell to a fine Denver squad that took the Junior C title on Sunday.
www.hurling.net   (391 words)

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