Did you know that hurling is the oldest field game in the world, or that the Irish hero Cuchulainn got his name from his exploits with a hurley? Fact-packed but light-hearted in style, this reliable reference book and a quirky guide reveals such little-known facts, along with details of classic matches, statistical records, famous players, amusing anecdotes, and the general history of the game. This can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about this ancient game.
|Publisher:||The History Press Ireland|
|Availability:||Amazon, Barnes & Noble|
|ISBN||ISBN 978 1 84588 787 2|