Hurling’s debut on Sky Sports 3 yesterday meant the age-old sport was brought to a mainstream British audience for the first time.
No one was expecting the reaction it received as British viewers were equally amazed and confused.
Have a look at some of the best reactions below:
Mad mix of the best bits of hockey,rugby,golf and 'keepie-ups'. Played with huge versions of the things you shape butter with #hurling
— Instant Karma (@218sb) June 7, 2014
Watching Kilkenny v Offaly on Sky Sports. Different but interesting! #hurling
— Dan Spinblitz McEwen (@DanielMcEwenDJ) June 7, 2014
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This number 10 for Kilkenny is a monster #hurling
— Billy (@Billy_Mac98) June 7, 2014