1929 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1929 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 19 May - 1 September 1929
Teams 12
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Cork (10th win)
Captain Dinny Barry-Murphy
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Galway
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 11
Goals total 80 (7.27 per game)
Points total 91 (8.27 per game)
All-Star Team See here
1928
1930

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1929 was the 43rd series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Cork won the championship, beating Galway 4-9 to 1-3 in the final.[1]

Format[edit]

Leinster Championship

Quarter-finals: (2 matches) These were two single matches between the first four teams drawn from the province of Leinster. Two teams were eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advanced to the semi-finals.

Semi-finals: (2 matches) The winners of the two quarter-finals joined the two remaining Leinster teams to make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams were eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advanced to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contested this game. One team was eliminated at this stage while the winning team advanced to the All-Ireland semi-final.

Munster Championship

Quarter-final: (1 match) This was a lone match between the first two teams drawn from the province of Munster. One team was eliminated at this stage while the winning team advanced to the semi-finals.

Semi-finals: (2 matches) The winner of the lone quarter-final joined the three remaining Munster teams to make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams were eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advanced to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contested this game. One team was eliminated at this stage while the winning team advanced to the All-Ireland final.

All-Ireland Championship

Semi-final: (1 match) The winners of the Leinster championship were drawn to play Galway, who received a bye to this stage of the championship. One team was eliminated at this stage while the winning team advanced to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the lone semi-final and the Munster champions contested this game with the winners being declared All-Ireland champions.

Results[edit]

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

May 19
Quarter-final
Laois 5-4 – 1-5 Offaly

May 26
Quarter-final
Meath 4-5 – 2-2 Wexford

July 7
Semi-final
Meath 3-2 – 6-0 Kilkenny

July 14
Semi-final
Dublin 8-10 – 1-2 Laois

July 29
Final
Kilkenny 3-5 – 2-6 Dublin

The Leinster Council declare the Leinster final void after the game started twenty minutes late due to the late arrival of some Kilkenny players. The referee declared Kilkenny the 3-5 to 2-6 winners over Dublin, however, this result was not allowed to stand. The possibility of a replay was ruled out by the Leinster Council as it would establish a dangerous precedent. A proposal that Dublin represent Leinster in the All-Ireland series was defeated by a single vote in favour of Kilkenny.

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

June 16
Quarter-final
Tipperary 6-5 – 3-3 Clare

June 30
Semi-final
Waterford 4-4 – 2-4 Limerick

July 21
Semi-final
Cork 3-4 – 2-1 Tipperary

August 11
Final
Cork 4-6 – 2-3 Waterford

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

August 11
Semi-final
Kilkenny 7-1 – 7-7 Galway

September 1
Final
Cork 4-9 – 1-3 Galway
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: c.14,000
Referee: S. Robbins (Offaly)

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).

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