1952 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
|Winning team||Cork (17th win)|
|Top Scorer||Christy Ring (1-15)
Liam Dowling (5-3)
|All-Star Team||See here|
The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship of 1952 was the 66th edition of Ireland’s premier hurling knockout competition. The championship ran from May to September of that year, culminating with the All-Ireland final, held at Croke Park, Dublin on 7 September. The match was contested by Cork and Dublin, with Cork taking the title by 2-14 to 0-7. The prize for the winning team was the Liam McCarthy Cup.
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:
- The winners of the Leinster Championship advanced directly to the All-Ireland final.
- The winners of the Munster Championship advanced directly to a lone All-Ireland semi-final.
- Galway, a team who faced no competition in Connacht, entered the championship at the All-Ireland semi-final stage where they played the Munster champions.
- There were no representatives from Ulster in the All-Ireland championship.
|Cork||2-14 – 0-7||Dublin|
|L. Dowling (2-0), C. Ring (0-6), P. Barry (0-3), W. Griffin (0-1), J. Twomey (0-2), W. J. Daly (0-2).||C. Murphy (0-2), G. Kelly (0-2), N. Allen (0-2), R. McCarthy (0-1).|
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