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#17 Hurling will take off says American hurling officer – Dave Olson

In 2007, current GAA President Christy Cooney (back, second from right), and former President Nickey Brennan (front, second left) paid a visit to Milwaukee Hurling Club. Dave Olson is seated in the front row between Mr Brennan and former NACB Chairman, Tommy Dolan.

In 2007, current GAA President Christy Cooney (back, second from right), and former President Nickey Brennan (front, second left) paid a visit to Milwaukee Hurling Club. Dave Olson is seated in the front row between Mr Brennan and former NACB Chairman, Tommy Dolan.

Since coming into existence over a decade and a half ago, the Milwaukee Hurling Club’s rise to prominence is something of a sporting phenomenon as it has become the single biggest hurling club in America. Dave Olson, a founder member of the club, today speaks with GaelicSportsCast about how it all began, the club’s intriguing approach on and off the field and about his new role as Hurling Development Officer as well as his hopes for the future of hurling in America.

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