New Hampshire Wolves Hurling Club



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    What is Hurling

    Hurling, an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic Irish origin. There is a similar game for women called camogie.

    - The objective of the game is for players to use a wooden stick called a hurley, to hit a small ball called a sliotar between the opponents' goalposts either over the crossbar for one point, or under the crossbar into a net guarded by a goalkeeper for three points.

    --Other than traditional wooden ash hurls, composite synthetic hurls are also very popular in American Hurling.


    -The sliotar can be caught in the hand and carried for not more than four steps, struck in the air, or struck on the ground with the hurley. It can be kicked, or slapped with an open hand (the hand pass) for short-range passing.

    --The sliotar, slightly smaller than a baseball. Wrapped in leather


    -A player who wants to carry the ball for more than four steps has to bounce or balance the sliotar on the end of the stick (solo-ing), and the ball can only be handled twice while in the player’s possession.

    --A player attempting to pick the sliotar up off the ground, cannot use their hands directly. Typical methods are the jab lift or roll lift


    -Provided that a player has at least one foot on the ground, a player may make a shoulder-to-shoulder charge on an opponent who is in possession of the ball or is playing the ball or when both players are moving in the direction of the ball to play it.




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    Wolves vs Portland July 2017

    Wolves vs Portland July 2017

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  • Wolves appear on WMUR's Chronicle

    Wolves appear on WMUR's Chronicle

    The Wolves appear in New Hampshires' WMUR's Chronicle TV Show. 

    Read all about it and watch the video on WMURs site here.

  • Wolves Appear on Chronicle

    Wolves Appear on Chronicle

    Date July 2017
    Location Concord, NH
    The Wolves appear in WMUR Chronicle Program

    Credit: WMUR Chronicle

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  • Wolves 2017 Schedule

    Wolves 2017 Schedule

    Here is the Wolves Schedule for 2017


    Saturday May 20th in Providence
    Saturday June 3rd in Concord against Portland
    Saturday June 24th in Concord against Hartford
    Sunday July 9th in Worcester
    Saturday July 22nd in Concord against Providence
    Sunday July 30th in Portland

  • Ronan O'Sullivan

    Ronan O'Sullivan

    Name? Ronan O'Sullivan
    When did you join the club? 2015
    How did you hear about club? Google searching for club in NH
    Why did you join the club? I'm Irish wanted to get to know people after I moved to the States.
    Favorite memory with the club? Winning North East 2016
    Most embarassing moment with the club? First training session each year.
    Greatest achievement with club? ahemmm..
    Why should you be on starting panel? I'm too old nowadays but when they dont even have 13...
    Pre match ritual? I am only concerned with post match rituals..
    Favorite Training Drill? Ground hurling with 3 or four guys in a line.
    What was the best Wolves match you played and why? Worcester match probably the only time I scored over here in a competitive match
    Favorite GAA player of all time? Ciaran Carey
    Which GAA county team do you root for? Limerick hurling, Kerry Football
    Which GAA moment of all time? Ciaran Carey Point against Clare in 1996 for hurling. Kieran Donaghy Goal against Armagh 2006 for football. 
    Best GAA match you ever saw? One of the Kerry Dublin ones for football... Hurling Limerick Tipp ones...
    How do you train outside the regular wolves training? Pretty rarely..

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