Hurling finds home in New York’s unfamiliar territory

Tipperary compete against Kilkenny at the New York Hurling Classic at Citi Field in Queens, New York, U.S. November 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amy Tennery

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The hard-charging, fast-moving warrior sport of hurling made its Citi Field debut on Saturday, in a three-match tournament that brought rivalries and Irish pride to the fore. An amalgam of several sports, including field hockey and lacrosse, hurling traces its history back thousands of years but is largely unfamiliar to Americans, […]

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