What is hurling?

  • (adj): Rushing and whirling.
    Example: "The hurling water"
    See also — Additional definitions below


Hurling (Irish: Iománaíocht/Iomáint) is an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic origin, administered by the Gaelic Athletic Association. The game has prehistoric origins, has been played for over 3,000 years, and is thought to be the world's fastest field team game in terms of game play. One of Ireland's native Gaelic games, it shares a number of features with Gaelic football, such as the field and goals, number of players, and much terminology. There is a similar game for women called camogie (camógaíocht). It shares a common Gaelic root with the sport of shinty (camanachd) which is played predominantly in Scotland.

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Ardclough GAA - Honours - Hurling
... Kildare Senior Hurling Championship Winners (12) 1968, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 2006 ... Senior Hurling League Champions (14 ...
Ardclough GAA - Hurling
... a record for any grade in football and hurling, including their first title in 1968 when one of their minors, Richie Cullen, captained the team ... Ardclough played a prominent role in Kildare hurling, losing the 1998 final by a point to Colm Byrne’s late free for Coill Dubh ... They then went on to make history winning the Leinster Intermediate Club Hurling Championship beating Ratharney of Westmeath in the final ...
Hurling - Notable Players
... Further information CategoryHurlers GAA Hurling Team of the Millennium Tony Reddin John Doyle • Nick O'Donnell • Bobby Rackard Paddy Phelan • John Keane • Brian Whelahan ...
Jack Coughlan
... He played hurling with his local club Tulla and with the Clare and the London inter-county teams in the early 1900s ... Coughlan was born in Tulla, County Clare, Ireland, an area in the county that was famous for hurling even before the foundation of the Gaelic Athletic ... It was here that he played hurling with the great London team of the time ...
Declan Carr - Honours - Tipperary
... All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Winner (2) 1989, 1991 Munster Senior Hurling Championship Winner (3) 1989, 1991, 1993 National Hurling League ...

More definitions of "hurling":

  • (noun): A traditional Irish game resembling hockey; played by two teams of 15 players each.