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Hurling Mini-Game (5v5)

Hurling – Small-Sided Game
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  • Team Play icon
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This Small-sided Game Activity is designed to develop an understanding of the use of space in mini-games and develop an understanding of the tactics and strategies for use in modified game situations.


  • Mark out a playing area 20m x 40m
  • Place two markers at either end to form goals
  • Divide the players into equal teams; 5v5


  • The objective of the game is to score goals against the other team


  • Ground Strike
  • Catch and strike
  • Lift and strike from hand
  • Lift and strike
  • No solo run
  • No kicking of the ball allowed
Equipment required:
  • Coach icon Coach
  • Cones icon Cones
  • Goalposts icon Goalposts
  • Player icon Player
  • Sliotar icon Sliotar
  • Stopwatch icon Stopwatch
  • Whistle icon Whistle