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Camogie Rules

There are very few rule differences between hurling and camogie :
Here are some of them.

Sliotair

- Camogie: Weight: 90-110 grams Size: 21cm in circumference

- Hurling: Weight: 110-120grams Size: 23-25cm

Scores

- Camogie: Handpassed goal is allowed

- Hurling: Handpassed goal is not allowed

Dropping the hurley

- Camogie: Hurley may be dropped to handpass the sliotar provided it is not dangerous to do so.

- Hurling: It is a foul to drop the hurley to handpass.

Playing the Hurley

- Camogie: A player may flick an opponent's hurley from the ground or in the air with her own hurley.

- Hurling: It is a foul to tip an opponent's hurley up with a player's hurley or foot.
It is also a foul to tip an opponent's hurley in the air.

Solo

- Camogie : The sliotar may be taken twice into the hand from the hurley regardless of how the player gained possession

- Hurling : The sliotar may only be taken once into the hand from the hurley if it was already caught with the hand

Tackling

- Camogie: Shouldering is not allowed

- Hurling: Side to-side charge is permitted

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For further clarification on the rules of Camogie, please contact our "expert" Margaret Minehan.

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