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May 14th, 2016-The 7th Annual Willamette Cup was held at Crystal Lake Sports Park in Corvallis. Five teams competed, but it was the Tacoma Rangers that came out on top, defeating all opponents in a double-elimination tournament without suffering a single loss. Congrats to the Rangers!

May 5th, 2016-The NW Hurling League is gathering demogrphic info for the NACB. Brigade players are strongly encourged to take 60 seconds to fill out the SURVEY

April 9th, 2016-The Brigade hosted a match against the Columbia Red Branch team in Corvallis at Willamette Park. The Red Branch squad showed why they are easily one of the most dangerous traveling teams in the league with a win in both matches played. Even so, Brigade newcomer Erik Arnesen and veteran player Nick McKee delivered top notch play against the defense. Well played by everyone on the pitch!

February 21st, 2016-The Brigade sent representatives to visit the Oregon National Guard in Corvallis and talk a little about hurling. The soldiers of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry got the chance to take a few swings of the hurl and test out their Irish DNA. Thanks to all of them for letting us take up part of their weekend to talk about the sport we love!

February 13th, 2016-The season started off with a great practice and even better weather. Everyone was able to spend some time knocking off the rust and catching up with their fellow players.

February 1st, 2016 -New in town? Want to get involved with the club? Send us an email at playhurling@bentonbrigade.com

November 23rd, 2015 -Here is the 2016 Brigade Board:

May 16th, 2015-Benton Brigade after 6 long years finally takes the championship at their home tournament, the Willamette Cup. Brigade hustled all over the field playing their best to cover the large field and in doing so took away wins against the Willamette club, the Columbia red branch and Tacoma Rangers. The player of the match for the Brigade was Charlie Robson who excelled in outrunning and wearing down every opponent encountered. Nice work Charlie! The Benton Brigade plays next at the Seattle Gaels Tournament on June 13th!

April 12th, 2015-Brigade had a great time playing Columbia Red Branch yesterday up in Portland. The first game was very competitive through the first half, but the club struggled a little bit in the 2nd with CRB taking the lead and the win. A second sticks in game followed that was a fun way to cap off the day.

Mission Statement

The Benton Brigade Hurling Club has been established to provide members of the community a means of participation in the sport of Hurling. The club, led by its officers, will strive to promote and support the sport both in and outside of Benton County. The club will make reasonable efforts to support and help grow neighboring county/city teams. It will aim to create a fun atmosphere composed of dedicated individuals as well as casual members. Goals for the development and growth of the organization will be submitted and pursued to achievement as needed. The club will be managed by volunteer officers and will work to build a professional and organized image in the community.