HurlingANDALUCIANS are gearing up for the region’s first ever official game of hurling.

Hurleys at the ready, players from Sevilla and Gibraltar will be joining their Costa counterparts in Marbella this Saturday for a festival of Gaelic games.

First up the Costa Gaels Gaelic football team will be pitting their heads against teams from Gibraltar and Sevilla at the Marbella Rugby Club.

The much anticipated hurling match will follow before  a game of ‘Poc Fada’ – a contest set up to see who can hit the ball the greatest distant using a hurley.

Visitors are encouraged to bring their football boots and join in with both the football and hurling with instruction on the rules provided.

Kids of all ages are encouraged to come along as well as the Costa Gaels grows its club for the youngsters.

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