1. Hurling differs from many other field games in that the positions on the pitch are mainly rigidly fixed. However, one position which is the same in nearly all games is the person who guards the goals. What is this person called in hurling?
From Quiz Hurling: World's Fastest Game
There are 15 players on a hurling team, the goalkeeper, three in the full back line, three in the half back line, two in midfield, three in the half forward line, and three in the full forward line. The positions are generally very fixed, but in recent times more modern techniques have introduced positions such as the sweeper, who is a forward who falls back to midfield to gather the ball.