National sport of Ireland returns to Virginia Beach for third annual Coastal Virginia Cup

July 23, 2017

By Nathan Epstein | Wavy

What exactly is “hurling?” There might not be an exact answer. With links to just about every known sport today- field hockey, rugby, soccer, baseball, etc.- it’s believed to be the oldest known sport in the world.

Hurlers brave the heat for ancient Irish sport in Virginia Beach

July 22, 2017

By Ryan Murphy | The Virginian-Pilot

Dozens of folks from as far as the Midwest competed in an ancient Irish sport in Virginia Beach Saturday – in very un-Irish weather.

It's not curling or Quidditch: Hurling tournament comes to Virginia Beach this weekend

July 19, 2017

By Robyn Sidersky | The Virginian-Pilot

The most annoying part of hurling is explaining what it is. Over and over and over.

No, it’s not vomiting, players tell people. It’s not Quidditch of Harry Potter fame. And it’s not curling.

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