1900 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1900 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 12 May 1901 - 26 October 1902
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Tipperary (6th win)
Captain Ned Hayes
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team London
Captain Dan Horgan
Provincial Champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
All-Star Team See here
1899
1901

The 1900 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 14th staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 12 May 1901 and ended on 26 October 1902.

Tipperary were the defending champions, and successfully retained their title following a 2-5 to 0-6 defeat of London in the final.[1]

Format[edit]

All-Ireland Championship

Semi-final: (2 matches) The four provincial representatives make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams are eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advance to the home final.

Home final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contest this game. One team is eliminated while the winning team advances to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the home final and London, who receive a bye to this stage of the championship, contest this game. The winners are declared All-Ireland champions.

Results[edit]

Connacht Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Final
Galway 4-2 – 1-2 Sligo


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Semi-final
Offaly 1-5 – 3-3 Kilkenny

25 August 1901
Final
Kilkenny 4-11 – 4-10 Dublin

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Quarter-final
Limerick 2-7 – 3-7 Clare

Quarter-final
Tipperary 0-12 – 0-9 Cork

Semi-final
Tipperary 6-11 – 1-6 Clare

Final
Tipperary 6-11 – 2-1 Kerry

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • A team from Ulster participates in the championship for the very first time with Antrim representing the northern province.
  • The Connacht championship is contested for the very first time.
  • One of the All-Ireland semi-finals sees the Leinster and Munster champions play against each other. This did not happen again until the 1928 championship.
  • As a gesture to the exiles, London were allowed to participate in the championship for the very first time and are given a bye to the final.
  • Tipperary become the second team to win three successive All-Ireland titles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Retrieved 26 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).