1967 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1967 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 14 May - 3 September 1967
Teams 12
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kilkenny (16th win)
Captain Jim Treacy
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Tipperary
Captain Mick Roche
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 11
Player of the Year Ollie Walsh
All-Star Team See here
1966
1968

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship of 1967 was the 81st staging of Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Kilkenny won the championship, beating Tipperary 3-8 to 2-7 in the final at Croke Park, Dublin.

Format[edit]

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was run on a provincial basis as usual. All games were played on a knockout basis whereby once a team lost they were eliminated from the championship. The format for the All-Ireland series of games ran as follows:

Fixtures[edit]

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

May 14
First Round
Offaly 4-8 – 5-10 Westmeath
P. Molloy (2-5), J. Flaherty (1-0), B. Barry (1-0), B. Moylan (0-2), T. Dooley (0-1). T. Ring (1-5), M. Flanagan (2-1), J. Walsh (1-1), T. O'Donoghue (1-0), P. Jackson (0-2), L. Jackson (0-1).

May 21
Second Round
Laois 5-11 – 3-9 Westmeath
C. O'Brien (1-5), M. Mahon (2-1), D. Conroy (1-1), B. Delaney (1-1), J. Lyons (0-2), J. Dooley (0-1). T. Ring (0-6), J. Walsh (1-2), J. Kenry (1-0), M. Fagan (1-0), T. O'Donoghue (0-1).
O'Connor Park, Tullamore
Referee: P. Johnston (Kilkenny)

June 25
Semi-Final
Wexford 6-10 – 1-6 Laois
P. Lynch (2-2), T. Doran (1-2), J. O'Brien (1-2), F. Duff (1-0), B. Wilson (1-0), C. Jacob (0-2), P. Quigley (0-1), R. Shannon (0-1). D. Conroy (1-2), P. Payne (0-2), C. O'Brien (0-1), B. Delaney (0-1).
Nowlan Park, Kilkenny
Referee: P. Johnston (Kilkenny)

July 2
Semi-Final
Kilkenny 6-10 – 1-5 Dublin
J. Lynch (4-0), E. Keher (1-7), D. Blanchfield (1-1), J. Bennett (0-1), T. Walsh (0-1). D. Foley (1-1), E. Flynn (0-3), H. Dalton (0-1).
Dr. Cullen Park, Carlow
Referee: M. Spain (Offaly)

July 16
Final
Kilkenny 4-10 – 1-12 Wexford
E. Keher (2-5), C. Dunne (1-1), J. Bennett (1-0), T. Walsh (0-2), R. Blanchfield (0-2). P. Lynch (0-7), S. Whelan (1-0), P. Wilson (0-2), J. O'Brien (0-2), D. Quigley (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 25,243
Referee: J. Dowling (Offaly)

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

June 4
First Round
Waterford 3-10 – 1-8 Cork
J. Kirwan (1-1), V. Connors (1-1), D. Maho (1-1), F. Walsh (0-4), L. Guinan (0-1), N. Power (0-1), T. Cheasty (0-1). S. Barry (0-5), J. Bennett (1-0), J. O'Halloran (0-1), G. McCarthy (0-1), P. Fitzgerald (0-1).
Walsh Park, Waterford
Referee: S. Moloney (Tipperary)

June 11
First Round
Clare 3-14 – 2-7 Limerick
P. Cronin (0-10), M. Kane (1-1), P. McNamara (1-0), T. Ryan (1-0), P. Vaughan (0-2), J. Smyth (0-1). R. Bennis (1-2), P. Murphy (1-1), S. Quaid (0-2), E. Cregan (0-1), E. Grimes (0-1).
Thurles Sportsfield, Thurles
Referee: P. Ryan (Tipperary)

July 2
Semi-Final
Tipperary 2-16 – 3-3 Waterford
J. McKenna (1-1), S. McLoughlin (1-1), L. Kiely (0-4), D. Nealon (0-3), M. Keating (0-3), M. Roche (0-2), L. Devaney (0-1), T. English (0-1). F. Walsh (1-1), M. Morrissey (1-0), J. Kirwan (1-0), F. Whelan (0-1), T. Hearne (0-1).
Cork Athletic Grounds, Cork
Referee: P. Cronin (Cork)

July 9
Semi-Final
Clare 3-13 – 1-11 Galway
P. Cronin (1-5), N. Jordan (1-1), M. Keane (1-0), J. Smyth (1-0), N. Pyne (0-2), P. Vaughan (0-2), L. Danaher (0-1), T. Ryan (0-1). P. Fahy (0-7), J. Connolly (1-0), S. Coen (0-1), M. Fox (0-1), P. J. Qualter (0-1), D. Coen (0-1).
Cusack Park, Ennis
Referee: G. Fitzgerald (Limerick)

July 30
Final
Tipperary 4-12 – 2-6 Clare
M. Keating (3-2), J. Flanagan (1-2), D. Nealon (0-4), L. Devaney (0-3), M. Roche (0-1). P. Cronin (1-3), J. Smyth (1-1), N. Jordan (0-1), M. Keane (0-1).
Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
Referee: P. Cronin (Cork)

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

September 3
Final
Kilkenny 3-8 – 2-7 Tipperary
T. Walsh (1-2), P. Moran (1-0), M. Brennan (1-0), E. Keher (0-3), C. Dunne (0-2), R. Blanchfield (0-1). D. Nealon (2-0), Jimmy Doyle (0-5), M. Roche (0-2).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 64,241
Referee: M. Hayes (Clare)
Kilkenny
Tipperary

Top scorers[edit]

Season[edit]

Rank Player County Tally Total Matches Average
1 Eddie Keher Kilkenny 3-15 24 3 8.00
Pat Cronin Clare 2-18 24 3 8.00

Single game[edit]

Rank Player County Tally Total Opposition
1 Jim Lynch Kilkenny 4-0 12 Dublin
2 Michael Keating Tipperary 3-2 11 Clare
Eddie Keher Kilkenny 2-5 11 Wexford
Paddy Molloy Offaly 2-5 11 Westmeath
5 Eddie Keher Kilkenny 1-7 10 Dublin
Pat Cronin Clare 0-10 10 Tipperary

References[edit]

  • Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
  • Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).

See also[edit]