Fever Pitch, by Ben Bares

Connor Galvin is off the races at the start of the match

 … Before we had a chance to truly take in our surroundings the game was under way, and what a quick paced game it is – speed, skill, and agility at its finest. 

Unlike most sports that have a start and stop approach, hurling is played at a frantic pace with breaks in the action set for penalties, injuries, sending the ball out of play, and scoring; however even in that regard play is resumed quickly.

As the play intensified so did the chorus of cheers and use of colorful language – hopefully some of it was lost in the heat of the moment, but our kids still got an education! …

This is but a short extract from an interesting tale by our USA editor Ben Bares. Read the full story here>>>

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Musician in Canberra Australia
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