1901 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1901 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team London (1st win)
Captain Jack Coughlan
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Cork
Captain Paddy Cantillon
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Wexford
Ulster Antrim
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
All-Star Team See here
1900
1902

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1901 was the 15th series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. London won the championship, beating Cork 1–5 to 0–4 in the final.[1]

Rule change[edit]

For the first time ever a hurling championship took place in all of the four historic provinces of Ireland - Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster. For the purposes of the all GAA competitions, Britain was designated as a fifth Irish province. As a consequence, the winners of the championship in Britain would meet the winners of the championship in Ireland to decide the All-Ireland title holders.

Format[edit]

All-Ireland Championship

Semi-final: (2 matches) The four provincial representatives make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams are eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advance to the home final.

Home final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contest this game. One team is eliminated while the winning team advances to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the home final and London, who receive a bye to this stage of the championship, contest this game. The winners are declared All-Ireland champions.

Results[edit]

Connacht Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Ulster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • The Ulster Championship was contested for the first time.
  • The All-Ireland title went overseas for the first time when London defeated Cork in the decider. In doing so London became the sixth team to win the All-Ireland. The London team was made up of all Munster men: nine from Cork, four from Limerick, two from Clare and one each from Kerry and Tipperary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Retrieved 26 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).
  • Fullam, Brendan, Captains of the Ash (Wolfhound Press, 2002).