GAA trophy matches on Sunday included one hair-raising finish in the last local Gaelic games ever on the well-worn field at Cardinal Dougherty. We have the pictures. Lots of ’em.
And not just bruising. We covered all four afternoon games, and we have the photos to prove it.
Here’s a new interactive photo designed to show you, at a glance, what the ancient Irish sport of hurling is about, as played by a home team. You might want to put your helmet on.
Philly’s hurling club took to the field at the city’s Northeast High School to refine their skills and get ready for a summer full of Ireland’s traditional sport.
As the sun slowly sinks over Northeast Philly, a hard-working band of dedicated American athletes turn their minds and skills toward the ancient Irish sport of hurling.