Táin Óg - Hurling for the Masses

The Táin Óg hurling competitions are well under way over the last fortnight providing a beacon of hope for underage hurling teams under pressure with numbers.


The Táin Óg competitions have been introduced to provide more meaningful, challenging and varied games for players from counties with a small number of hurling clubs. The competition primarily focuses on the North and North West region. Clubs participate from North Meath across through south Armagh, Monaghan, Leitrim, Longford, Donegal, Fermanagh, Tyrone, Derry Donegal and Mayo.


The main objective is to give players and teams more games in a sporting and enjoyable atmosphere.


The rules and guidelines from the competition which is coordinated by Martin Fogarty encourages clubs to focus on participation with enjoyment and sportsmanship the key. The guidelines state clearly, ‘While we all like to reach finals and win, winning mu