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The London Hurling
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Simon Harris

 
By Simon Harris
Published on December 17, 2008
 
London Hurling got a massive boost in the year 2005, when London won the Inaugural Liam Rackard Trophy in the Tire 3 All- Ireland Championship. The team did it by defeating a determining Louth side by 5-8 to 1-5 in the final match. It was after the match that London team was promoted to Tier 2 hurling championship in the next year.

London Hurling got a massive boost in the year 2005, when London won the Inaugural Liam Rackard Trophy in the Tire 3 All- Ireland Championship. The team did it by defeating a determining Louth side by 5-8 to 1-5 in the final match. It was after the match that London team was promoted to Tier 2 hurling championship in the next year. London Hurling played the next championship Christy Ring Cup against stiff opponents like Antrim, Down, Meath and many other teams.

The present team of London Hurling has players from all over Ireland who are now based in London. 4 Antrim, 4 Cork, 3 Tipperary and 2 Kilkenny men played the 2005 match in Liam Rackard winning squad. Since then, many hurling clubs have emerged in London with the aim of attracting high quality players and making them move to London. As there are great opportunities for the game, it is expected that the coming years will record coming of many good players from Ireland and other parts of London.

The London Hurling team also has one All-Ireland Hurling title to its credit and a Liam Rackard trophy. The All-Ireland trophy was won in the year 1901, when home and away finals were conducted where home winners took on London for the title. It was the time, when London played 4 finals in a row and won one of them. Hurling is a game that is still alive in London, and clubs like Cuchulainns and GAA have emerged as one of the best places to learn and play the game. Playing the game at clubs is easy, all you need to do is to register yourself. So, bring your friends with you as there is always a room for more hurlers in the clubs. This might be a wonderful chance to show your skills and win the hearts of game lovers.