1903 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1903 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Cork (6th win)
Captain Steva Riordan
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team London
Captain Paddy King
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Antrim
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
All-Star Team See here
1902
1904

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1903 was the seventeenth series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Cork won the championship, beating London 3-16 to 1-1 in the final.[1]

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]

Final
Galway won – lost Roscommon


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

12 February 1905
Final
Kilkenny 1-5 – 1-5 Dublin

Kilkenny made an objection against the Dublin goal, and were awarded the title without the need for a replay.

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Final
Cork 5-16 – 1-1 Waterford

Ulster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

31 October 1903
Final
Antrim 2-4 – 0-5 Donegal

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

7 May 1905
Semi-final
Cork w/o – scr. Galway

18 June 1905
Semi-final
Kilkenny 6-29 – 3-2 Antrim

16 July 1905
Home final
Cork 8-9 – 0-8 Kilkenny

12 November 1905
Final
Cork 3-16 – 1-1 London

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Cork win their 6th All-Ireland title to draw level with Tipperary at the top of the all-time roll of honour.

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).