Hurling is an outdoor team sport of ancient Gaelic origin and played with sticks and a ball. The game, played primarily in Ireland, is arguably the world's fastest field team sport in terms of game play and is Ireland's national sport. We're currently looking for people that are interested in playing the great game of hurling.

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Akron Celtic Guards Outdoor Hurling & Camogie Season
Come watch or try your hand at the National Sport of Ireland, Hurling and Camogie (ladies hurling) with the Akron Celtic Guards. Hurling combines the skills of baseball, hockey, and lacrosse in one high speed, high scoring, high octane sport that will blow you away. The game, is arguably the world's fastest field team sport in terms of game play. View our calendar or Facebook events for current schedule.
Watch Play
All Sunday practices and matches are FREE and open to the public to watch. Great way to spend a Sunday outdoors with friends and family. We're currently looking for new male and female players of all ages, interested in playing the great game of hurling and/or camogie. No experience necessary! All ages and skill levels welcome! The team will provide all necessary equipment.
Match Pitch Outdoor Practice
Summit Metro Parks
800 N Hawkins Ave, Akron, OH 44313
Sundays: 1 PM - 3PM
Tuesdays: 6:30 PM - 8:00 pm
Akron Celtic Guards City Series

Akron Celtic Guards City Series is a co-ed inter-league series of hurling matches. The first ever match of the 2009 Akron Hurling City Series, held on Sunday, October 4, pitted the Selkies, sponsored by Scorchers in the Valley vs. the Rebels, sponsored by of Ray's Pub in Highland Square! In 2017 we will play 6 matches between Ray's Pub and Frank's Place. Matches will begin at 2pm following practice. All matches are FREE and open to the public to watch. Great way to spend a Sunday outdoors with friends and family. 

PLAY: We're currently looking for new male and female players of all ages, interested in playing the great game of hurling and/or camogie. All ages and skill levels welcome! No experience necessary! The team will provide all necessary equipment.  

Follow us back to Ray’s Pub in Highland Square or Frank's Place on Market after the match to eat, drink and be merry. See schedule for sponsor location for each match.

Draft Party | Sun April 9th 4:30 pm
The 2017 City Series was kicked off with a Draft Party at Ray's Place in Highland Square. 
2017 Series Schedule
All City Series Matches will be played after practice from 2:00 pm -3:30 pm
Date Team Score Team Score Afters
4/23 Frank's Place Score Ray's Pub Score Frank's Place
4/30 Frank's Place Score Ray's Pub Score Afters
6/11 Frank's Place Score Ray's Pub Score Frank's Place
6/25 Frank's Place Score Ray's Pub Score Afters
7/9 Frank's Place Score Ray's Pub Score Frank's Place
8/20 Frank's Place Score Ray's Pub Score Winning Team Pub
City Series Match dates and Afters are subject to change. View our calendar or Facebook events for current schedule.
2017 Series City Series Rosters
Rosters will be posted a week after the draft.
Team 1: Frank's Place Team 2: Ray's Pub
Captains: Kevin Casey and Lauren Casey Captains: Craig Sampsell and Colleen Casey

Players:  Adam Behm, Andrew Kender, Annie Redmond, Ben Bisler, Beth Rimmel, Brian Quade, Cavan Dickson, Jake Altman, Luke Wilcox, Marilyn Hull, Mike Ruane, Nick Frank, Pat McIntee, Pat Rooney, Pete Culver, Ryan Kruger, Ryan Russel, Sam Hubbel, Sarah McInerny, Steve Chiarappa, Vincent Dilorio, William Morley

Players: Aidan Kenny, Amy Krueger, Chris Schillinger, Coco Miletti, Iain Speake, Jake Wuensch, Jason Ross, John Keffer, Justin "Dirk" Parker, Keith Knott, Mark Doherty, Megan Raynak, Michael Steiner, Miklos Schauer, Nick Hall, Niki Schauer, Owen Schauer, Pat Custy, Pat Taylor Jr., Robbie Frank, Steve Hohman, Vincent Beach, Zach Wysocki

More To Come!
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Officers

2016 Akron Hurling Board
Nicholas Frank - Chair
Coleen Casey - Co-Chair
Keith Knott - GDO
Beth Rimmel - PRO
Miklos Schauer - Secretary
Niki Schauer - Registrar
Pat Taylor Jr. - Treasurer

Home Field

The Akron Celtic Guards practice (weather permitting):

Sundays 1pm to 3pm
Tuesdays 6pm to 8pm@
Akron, OH 44313
800 North Hawkins Avenue

Sponsor(s)

TITLE SPONSOR:

P. O'Kane Hurls

P. O'Kane Hurls
69 Gorteade Road
Culnagrew
Swatragh
Co Derry
BT46 5RF
N. Ireland

Tel: 028 7940 1219
Mob: 077 1185 2053

OFFICIAL EQUIPMENT PARTNER:

O'Neills - The Choice of Champions

O'Neills Sportswear
O'Neills Irish International Sports Co. Ltd
O'Neills House of Sport,
Walkinstown Avenue,
Dublin 12, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)1 429 3500
Fax: +353 (0)1 429 3597
Email: info@oneills.ie

Contact the ACGHC

The Akron Celtic Guards Hurling Club
PO Box 27033
Akron, OH 44319
774-AKR-HURL
akronhurling@gmail.com