The best bits from a lovely article about hurling in The New York Times 6 years ago

The best bits from a lovely article about hurling in The New York Times

This is great.

Journalist with The New York Times Dan Barry travelled to Ireland recently to find out more about the game of hurling.

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His destination was Galway for a match between Kinivara and Connemara.

His piece was published over the weekend and there are some lovely words about our national game.

The opening paragraph sets the tone.

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The scene is painted beautifully here

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The competitive nature shines through

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The rules explained for the readers in the Big Apple

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Kinivara never sounded so good

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The conclusion

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You can read the full article here.