1908 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1908 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Tipperary (8th win)
Captain Tom Semple
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Dublin
Provincial Champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Derry
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
All-Star Team See here
1907
1909

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1908 was the 22nd series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Tipperary won the championship, beating Dublin 3-15 to 1-5 in a replay of the final.[1]

Format[edit]

All-Ireland Championship

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

Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contest this game with the winners being declared All-Ireland champions.

Results[edit]

Connacht Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

31 January 1909
Final
Galway 3-5 – 1-2 Roscommon

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

7 March 1909
Final
Dublin w/o – scr. Kilkenny

Kilkenny refused to play due a dispute over the Railway Shield.

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Final
Tipperary w/o – scr. Kerry

Ulster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Final
Cavan 3-6 – 0-3 Fermanagh

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

14 February 1909
Semi-final
Tipperary 5-15 – 1-0 Galway

21 February 1909
Semi-final
Dublin 4-12 – 0-3 Cavan

25 April 1909
Final
Tipperary 2-5 – 1-8 Dublin

27 June 1909
Final replay
Tipperary 3-15 – 1-5 Dublin

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).