2008 National Hurling League

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National Hurling League 2008
League Details
Dates February – May, 2008
Teams 34
Division 1 Champions
Winners Tipperary ( win)
Captain Eoin Kelly
Manager Liam Sheedy
Other division champions
Division 2 Westmeath
Division 3 Louth
Division 4 Monaghan
2007
2009

The 2008 National Hurling League was a hurling competition contested by 34 GAA county hurling teams, 33 from Ireland (includes South Down), and London from England.

Format[edit]

The 2008 format of the National Hurling League is a new system consisting of four divisions. There are thirty-four teams competing: Divisions One and Two have twelve teams in each, and there are five teams in Divisions Three and Four.

Division One[edit]

Division One is made up of two groups of six teams. Each teams plays all the others in their group once. The two group winners receive a semi-final spot; second and third in each group play in the quarter-finals. The winners of the final are the 2008 NHL champions.

Division Two[edit]

Division Two is made up of two groups of six teams. Each teams plays all the others in their group once. The top two in each group enter the semi-finals.

Division Three[edit]

Five teams play in Division Three. Each teams plays all the others once. The top two teams contest the Division Three final.

Division Four[edit]

Five teams play in Division Four. Each teams plays all the others once. The top two teams contest the Division Four final.

Promotion and relegation for 2008
Promoted Relegated
Division 1 - 4
Division 2 0 8
Division 3 0 1
Division 4 0 -

2009 structure[edit]

  • Division One (8 teams) to consist of the top four teams in each of 1A and 1B in 2008.
  • Division Two (8 teams) to consist of the fifth- and sixth-placed in each of 1A and 1B, and the top two teams in each of 2A and 2B, in 2008.
  • Division Three (12 teams) to consist of the 3rd-6th teams in each of 2A and 2B, and the top four in Division 3, in 2008.
  • Division Four (6 teams) to consist of fifth-placed team in Division 3, and all teams in Division 4, in 2008.

Results[edit]

Results and final tables from the official GAA website

References[edit]


External links[edit]

Preceded by
2007 National Hurling League
National Hurling League
1926 - present
Succeeded by
2009 National Hurling League