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Hook - Catch Me if You Can

Hurling – Practice Play
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This Practice Play challenges the defending player to chase down and hook the attacking player


  • Divide the players into a line of defenders and a line of attackers; 
  • Position the lines facing towards the sideline from a position in front of the goals; the attackers line nearer the goal
  • Position the ball out from the line of attackers
  • One of each line run on the whistle to challenge for the ball, the attacker arriving first to strike and the defender attempting to hook them

STEP Variation

Task - Position the ball an even distance from each line and let the contest between the players develop


Equipment required:
  • Cones icon Cones
  • Sliotar icon Sliotar