1923 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1923 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Galway (1st win)
Captain Mick Kenny
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Limerick
Captain Paddy McInerney
Provincial Champions
Munster Limerick
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Donegal
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
All-Star Team See here
1922
1924

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1923 was the 37th series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Galway won the championship, beating Limerick 7-3 to 4-5 in the final.[1]

Format[edit]

All-Ireland Championship

Semi-final: (2 matches) The four provincial representatives make up the semi-final pairings. The Munster and Leinster champions will be on opposite sides of the draw. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while the two winning teams advance to the final.

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

Results[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]

  • Donegal win the Ulster championship for the first time since 1906.
  • The All-Ireland semi-final between Limerick and Donegal marked the first time that players wore numbers on the backs of their jerseys. It is also the first and to date the only championship meeting between the two teams.
  • Galway win the All-Ireland title for the first time in the history of the championship.

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).
  • Fullam, Brendan, Captains of the Ash (Wolfhound Press, 2002).

See also[edit]