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Strike on the Ground - Four Goal Game

Hurling – Conditioned Game
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This is a modified game focussing on the ground strike which incorporates blocking and dribbling and will aid the development of decision-making and team play


  • Mark out a playing area 40m x 30m
  • Position a goal at each of the four corners
  • Divide the players into two equal teams of four to six players
  • Each team defends two goals but no goalkeepers are used

STEP Variation

Space - Change the size of the playing area and the width of the goals to match the ability of the players

Equipment - As the players become more proficient, use a smaller ball, e.g. the Quick Touch ball

Equipment required:
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  • Sliotar icon Sliotar
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  • Whistle icon Whistle