Tag Archives: Hurling

On to the North American Finals!

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.

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A Long, Bruising Afternoon of Hurling and Football

And not just bruising. We covered all four afternoon games, and we have the photos to prove it.

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This Is Your Brain on Philadelphia Hurling

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.

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Na Tóraidhe Hurlers Off and Running

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.

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Tuesday Night Lights

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.

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An Ancient Irish Sport, American-Style

The Irish have played the game of hurling for thousands of years, and here in Philadelphia for decades. Now, with fewer Irish players, Yanks are joining the Philadelphia Shamrocks.

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Hurling in High Heat

No one is sure of the final score. At the end of Saturday’s game at Northeast High School, nobody much cared. But if you were looking for a way to spend a summer afternoon, you couldn’t do much better than to watch hurling with the local boys.

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A Labor Day of Love for the Region’s GAA Teams

Footballers and hurlers from local teams are in Chicago this weekend for the national GAA championships. Bonus: Photos from Sunday’s senior football championships at Cardinal Dougherty.

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