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Hurling: The Warrior Game
     

Hurling: The Warrior Game

by Diarmuid O'Flynn
 

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From Na Fianna to the Fenians, Ireland's ancient sport of hurling was used to practice and refine the art of war. Today the tradition continues, the tribal passions remain and hurling is Ireland's greatest spectator sport. But are great hurlers born naturals? All agree Ring and Mackey had it. Many agree DJ Carey had it. But what is `it'? What are the key elements

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From Na Fianna to the Fenians, Ireland's ancient sport of hurling was used to practice and refine the art of war. Today the tradition continues, the tribal passions remain and hurling is Ireland's greatest spectator sport. But are great hurlers born naturals? All agree Ring and Mackey had it. Many agree DJ Carey had it. But what is `it'? What are the key elements of hurling greatness? In these pages hurling is defined by its modern heroes, current and former players, managers and coaches. Dónal Og Cusack, Pat Hartigan, Seán McMahon, Martin Storey, Ray Cummins, Nicky English, Liam Griffin, Henry Shefflin, and many others, discuss the finer points and skills that make the perfect player.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905172795
Publisher:
Collins Press, The
Publication date:
06/11/2009
Pages:
349
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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