1950 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1950 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 30 April 1950 - 3 September 1950
Teams 13
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Tipperary (15th win)
Captain Seán Kenny
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Kilkenny
Captain Mick Kenny
Provincial Champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 12
Goals total 55 (4.5 per game)
Points total 177 (14.75 per game)
Top Scorer Jimmy Kennedy (3-23)
All-Star Team See here
1949
1951

The 1950 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 64th staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 30 April 1950 and ended on 3 September 1950.

Tipperary were the defending champions, and successfully retained their All-Ireland crown following a 1-9 to 1-8 defeat of Kilkenny.[1]

Teams[edit]

Team summaries[edit]

Team Colours Most recent success
All-Ireland Provincial League
Clare Saffron and blue 1914 1932 1945-46
Cork Red and white 1946 1947 1947-48
Dublin Navy and blue 1938 1948 1938-39
Galway Maroon and white 1923 1922 1930-31
Kilkenny Black and amber 1947 1947 1932-33
Laois Blue and white 1915 1949
Limerick Green and white 1940 1940 1946-47
Meath Green and gold
Offaly Green, white and gold
Tipperary Blue and gold 1949 1949 1949-50
Waterford Blue and white 1948 1948
Westmeath Maroon and white
Wexford Purple and gold 1910 1918

Results[edit]

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Championship statistics[edit]

Scoring[edit]

  • Widest winning margin: 17 points
    • Wexford 3-9 - 0-1 Meath (Leinster first round, 30 April 1950)
  • Most goals in a match: 8
    • Laois 1-6 - 7-2 Wexford (Leinster semi-final, 11 June 1950)
  • Most points in a match: 29
    • Tipperary 2-17 - 3-11 Cork (Munster final, 23 July 1950)
  • Most goals by one team in a match: 7
    • Wexford 7-2 - 1-6 Laois (Leinster semi-final, 11 June 1950)
  • Most goals scored by a losing team: 3
    • Westmeath 3-2 - 3-3 Offaly (Leinster first round, 30 April 1950)
    • Clare 3-7 - 2-13 Tipperary (Munster semi-final, 9 July 1950)
    • Cork 3-11 - 2-17 Tipperary (Munster final, 23 July 1950)
  • Most points scored by a losing team: 11
    • Wexford 2-11 - 3-11 Kilkenny (Leinster final, 16 July 1950)
    • Cork 3-11 - 2-17 Tipperary (Munster final, 23 July 1950)

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • For the first time since 1942 there were no representatives from Ulster in the All-Ireland series.

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).
  • Sweeney, Éamonn, Munster Hurling Legends (The O'Brien Press, 2002).

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senior All Ireland Winning Teams". Premier View website. Retrieved 14 April 2014.