1894 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1894 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Teams 5
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Cork (4th win)
Captain Stephen Hayes
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Dublin
Captain John McCabe
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 4
Goals total 15 (3.75 per game)
Points total 53 (13.25 per game)
All-Star Team See here
1893
1895

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1894 was the eighth series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Cork won the championship, beating Dublin in the final.[1]

Teams[edit]

A total of five teams contested the championship.

Dublin (Rapparees) and Kilkenny (Confederation) were the only teams to enter the Leinster championship. They both automatically qualified for the provincial final.

Four teams, Cork (Blackrock), Kerry (Kilmoyley), Limerick and Tipperary (Drombane), contested the Munster championship.

There were no provincial championships in either Connacht or Ulster.

Format[edit]

Munster Championship

Semi-finals: (2 matches) The four participating teams make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams are eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advanced to the final.

Final: (1 match) The two semi-final winners contest this game. One team is eliminated at this stage while the winners advance to the All-Ireland final.

All-Ireland Championship

Final: (1 match) The winners of the Munster championship play Dublin, the sole representatives of the Leinster championship, who received a bye to the final.

Results[edit]

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

14 October 1894
Final
Dublin w/o – scr. Kilkenny

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Semi-final
Tipperary 2–4 – 0–6 Kerry

Semi-final
Cork 4-13 – 0–2 Limerick

Final
Cork 3–4 – 1–2 Tipperary

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

24 March 1895
Final
Cork 5-20 – 0-2 Dublin
Phoenix Park, Dublin
Attendance: c.2,000
Referee: J.J. Kenny (Dublin)

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Cork's defeat of Dublin in the All-Ireland final gives the team a third consecutive championship title. The 5-20 to 2-0 score line, a defeat of twenty-nine points for Dublin, remains the second biggest defeat in a championship decider.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Retrieved 25 July 2011. 

Sources[edit]

  • Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
  • Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).

See also[edit]