WATCH: This slow motion video shows hurling at its most skillful best

As the Championship moves up a gear, this video highlights the ridiculous skill involved in playing the world's fastest sport

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As the fastest game on turf, hurling is an amazing spectacle to watch for the fans, but given the speed at which the game is played, sometimes the sheer skill of some of the passages of play can be missed.

This short YouTube video highlights just how beautiful the game is when it's played by some of the very best in the world, and gives another angle at some of the amazing skill displayed at the highest level.

From taking the sliotar down with a soft touch to a deft or audacious flick, the slow motion highlights how players across the different eras have always possessed breathtaking ability. 

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