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As June welcomed the hurlers of Indy with the first hot day of the season, 9 Irish Brothers looked to continue their solid, steady climb up the table. Facing a team that came in at 5-1 and sitting in second place in what surely is THE premier pub league in the good ol’ US of A, the Checkers were not to be denied. Racing out to a 10-point lead at half time, 9 Irish looked to win back-to-back games for the first time this campaign. The first half was a display of suffocating and dominating defense and possession. A half accentuated by tic-tac-toe highlights of lift, pass, point was marred only by a moonball goal by the company of limited liability’s Louie Landman. Brian Chernish was so absorbed gazing into the heavens the orb plopped behind the lad’s head and into the goal, no doubt with tongue out in sliotar mockery. Despite exhortations from the captains that this was a dangerous team, Dugan & Voland began to start lighting it up late in the second half as the Green & Blacks started to lose steam. However, train kept rolling on offense enough and stellar play in goal by Chernish held the D & V in check. A key pre-game change had Chris “The Other” Hazel assigned to Jeremy Fagan. An ever-increasingly frustrated Fagan was limited to a mere goal for the Limes, though he did ring the post on one shot. Gold number 14 was still finding lumps and scrapes of which he was not aware, even into the next day. “It’s just a flesh wound, I’ve had worse!” 9 Irish has now won three of their last five with tight losses in the other two to get to within one game of .500 and move into a virtual tie for fourth in the league standings. The Checkers have put up 70 points in their last two and have averaged 33 in their three victories as the squad continues to gel. Expect more noise from the burgeoning force. 9 Irish Abú!

Our Club’s biggest event of the year is this coming Saturday, June 17th…and we need everyone’s help!

Here’s how your help will make this event a success:

1. Coolers – we need to borrow coolers for the incoming teams. Please email louis@indygaa.com to let us know to expect your cooler. Bring it Friday night for setup (at the latest, Saturday before 8 AM).

2. Friday & Saturday Volunteers – each hurling pub league team is tasked with a specific job – this is to make your lives easier, by focusing your volunteer efforts on one aspect! If you have any questions about your chores, ask your hurling team captains.

3. Friday Field Setup Day – Friday from 3 PM to 7 PM is field setup day. Please come help paint, arrange, and otherwise get ready for this big event.

Once Saturday comes, any effort you’ve put in will be rewarded 10-fold, when you seen the scores of visitors in Indy enjoying our fields and our sports on some of the nicest grass you’ll ever play on. We are built on volunteerism, and this day is when we get to show that off to the world!

Pat & Louie

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Please note that this Wednesday’s club-wide practice will be held at World Sports Park @ 1313 South Post Road.
It will start at the usual time of 6:30.

Here’s your chance to get used to how the ball will bounce on Saturday, and give your knees and ankles some nice ground to run around on.

Hope to see everyone there!

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Harley don’t care what you think of them. Like when you are in your minivan at the stoplight…with the kids…and the Hog next to you is sitting in neutral, cranking that engine. For no reason. Loud. Why does he have to make so much noise? Close your windows.

Did you check the scorecard and think you were gonna beat Harley today? Because on the stat sheet you thought you had a chance? Because you think the Swami has a clue? Guess again, Poindexter.

You want to run away from that Camry and that 9 to 5 desk job and join us. You want to crank that engine too, don’t you? Maybe next year.

We’re Harley Davidson. We’ll ruin your picnic and make your children cry. You wish you had this stuff. Ride or Die.

Harley-Davidson of Indianapolis def Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery, 5-10 to 4-7
Harley-Davidson of Indianapolis def Daredevil Brewing, 3-18 to 4-13.

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Our team beat that other team with the plaid on it. They have those two good guys, the one with the Shakespeare cat on his leg and that handsome #5, but our guys were able to get the ball more than them and our good guys were running faster when they were being chased and that one Irish guy scored a bunch of goals.

I think we were losing at halftime but nobody seemed too worried about it because our guy with the bushy black hair was telling us the good things we did and was helping us talk about how we should yell at each other on the field to let each other know where we are. I yelled a lot for sure. At least it wasn’t raining during our game because it stormed like crazy on the one before ours. It was kinda muddy and I saw some dude slip in the mud and got mud all over his white shorts, it was hilarious and I was laughing in my helmet.

We almost lost at the end when that cat leg guy ran all the way down the field with the ball bouncing on his stick and our guys were chasing him and they got really close but then he smacked the ball too fast, but it was about six inches to the side and didn’t go in the goal and then the ref said “Game over, and the Daredevils are the winners,” or something like that. Looks like I even got a little sunburn, which is no big deal.