BBC - Cornwall - Villages story Hurling at St Columb
The link tells you about another years event but the principle is the same every year.
This great tradition has not been stopped by the Health and Saftey brigade, although it is dangerous to participants and onlookers alike. As you can see everything is boarded up , to any passer by you would think we lived in a really dodgy area !! We got given the silver ball to hold the very first year we were here it is supposed to bring good luck. Good luck to everyone taking part be it Town or Country in 2009