|Date||Venue||Home Team||Away Team|
|04.1897||Glasgow||Cowal (Glasgow)||11||Celtic (Dublin)||2|
|07.1897||Jones’ Road||Celtic (Dublin)||0||Cowal (Glasgow)||2|
(Cowal won 2 game series 2-0)
The first Hurling-Shinty matches were played between two club sides, Cowal of Glasgow and Celtic of Dublin  in 1897 with Cowal winning the two game series comfortably.
The series featured only goals, like in Shinty.
 Anon. (1998) “The series, the results”. Kilkenny People, Friday, March 13, 1998. pg. 42.
 Anon. (2000) “Shinty”. Nenagh Guardian. Saturday, October 21, 2000. pg. 18-19.
Copies of the Kilkenny People & Nenagh Guardian are available to view online at http://www.irishnewsarchive.com which is a subscription service.
Thanks to Conor Connolly-Mulcahy & Dara Conolly-Mulcahy
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