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Moving hurling forward with a new synthetic alternative

30th September, 2018
Richard Curran, with an Evolution hurley

Mycro Sportsgear, an Irish-owned sports equipment company, has developed a synthetic alternative to the traditional hurley, in response to the dieback disease (Chalara) threatening the native ash population.

The Cork firm launched its Evolution hurley earlier this month at the National Ploughing Championships in Tullamore in Co Offaly.

“We started looking at this idea five years ago and we’ve been working on it ever since. We wanted to see how close we could get to...

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