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An Irish game resembling lacrosse played with a broad-bladed, netless stick.
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(Team Sports, other than specified) a traditional Irish game resembling hockey and lacrosse, played with sticks and a ball between two teams of 15 players each
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(ˈhɜr lɪŋ)

an Irish game resembling field hockey or lacrosse, played by two teams of 15 players each.
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Noun1.hurling - a traditional Irish game resembling hockey; played by two teams of 15 players each
field game - an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
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[ˈhɜːlɪŋ] n (Sport) → hurling m
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References in classic literature ?
They are like two controversialists hurling words at one another.
He was very savage indeed; but his despoilers were well out of his reach, and after hurling a few taunts and missiles at him they swung away through the trees, fiercely reviling him.
It was the one little opening that Dak Kova needed, and hurling himself at the body of his adversary he buried his single mighty tusk in Bar Comas' groin and with a last powerful effort ripped the young jeddak wide open the full length of his body, the great tusk finally wedging in the bones of Bar Comas' jaw.
Twenty paces behind the lioness stood the great ape, bellowing instructions to the boy and hurling taunts at the lioness in an evident effort to attract her attention from the lad while he gained the shelter of a near-by tree.
GALWAY hurling star Ollie Canning will have to dip into his collection of hurleys for today's All-Ireland final.
The remaining Wexford-Galway and Dublin-Tipperary hurling quarter-finals will take place this weekend, the latter forming a doubleheader with the Dublin-Monaghan football tie at Croke Park on Sunday.
The hybrid game combines elements of hurling and shinty, a traditional highland game in Scotland similar to hurling.
The former Deise hurling star quit Justin McCarthy's set-up in 2003 to take over as player-coach with the county football team.
Yesterday, the Master Fixture List for 2018 was published and following decisions at Congress in February and Special Congress in September, the hurling and football Championships take on a very different complexion with both competitions containing a round robin format.
The issue of dual status has already ripped the county in two and could become a problem again with Conor Fitzgerald and Stephen Lucey at the centre of another hurling versus football tug of war.
LAOIS forward Neil Foyle believes knocking Dublin out of the hurling Championship would be another massive step in the right direction for the O'Moore men.