Leinster Senior Club Hurling Championship

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For the Gaelic football equivalent, see Leinster Senior Club Football Championship.
Leinster Senior Club Hurling Championship
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Irish Craobh Sinsir Iománaíochta Laighean
Founded 1972
Title holders Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) (8th title)
Most titles Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) (8 titles)
Sponsors AIB

The Leinster Senior Club Hurling Championship is an annual hurling tournament played between the winners of the senior club hurling championships of the counties in Leinster. The winners represent Leinster in the All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship. The current holders of the Leinster title are Ballyhale Shamrocks from Kilkenny, who in 2014 became the first team to win a Leinster Senior Hurling title 8 times. They defeated Kilcormac/Killoughey GAA of Offaly by a scoreline of 0-21 to 1-14 after extra time in O'Moore Park in Portlaoise.

The first Leinster senior club hurling championship winners were St Rynagh's of Offaly in 1970-71. Kilkenny is the most successful county to date; Kilkenny clubs have won the Leinster championship on 19 occasions. The most successful club is Ballyhale Shamrocks of Kilkenny who have won the championship on eight occasions.

As of 2014, the champions from counties Carlow, Dublin, Kilkenny, Laois, Offaly, Westmeath and Wexford compete in this competition,[1] with other counties instead entering their teams at Intermediate or Junior level.

Top winners[edit]

Team Wins Years won County
1 Ballyhale Shamrocks 8 1978, 1980, 1983, 1989, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2014 Kilkenny
2 Birr 7 1991, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2007 Offaly
3 Rathnure 6 1971, 1973, 1977, 1986, 1987, 1998 Wexford
4 St. Rynagh's 4 1970, 1972, 1982, 1993 Offaly
James Stephens 1975, 1981, 2004, 2005 Kilkenny
5 Buffer's Alley 3 1985, 1988, 1992 Wexford
6 Glenmore 2 1990, 1995 Kilkenny
Camross 1976, 1996 Laois
O'Loughlin Gaels 2003, 2010 Kilkenny
7 The Fenians 1 1974 Kilkenny
Crumlin 1979 Dublin
St. Martin's 1984 Kilkenny
Graigue-Ballycallan 2000 Kilkenny
Coolderry 2011 Offaly
Kilcormac/Killoughey 2012 Offaly
Mount Leinster Rangers 2013 Carlow

Roll of honour[edit]

Year Winner Score County Opponent Score County
2014-15[2] Ballyhale Sharocks 0-21 Kilkenny Kilcormac/Killoughey 1-14 Offaly
2013-14[3][4] Mount Leinster Rangers 0-11 Carlow Oulart-the-Ballagh 0-08 Wexford
2012-13[5] Kilcormac/Killoughey 1-12 Offaly Oulart-the-Ballagh 0-11 Wexford
2011-12 Coolderry 1-15 Offaly Oulart-the-Ballagh 1-11 Wexford[6]
2010-11 O'Loughlin Gaels 0-14 Kilkenny Oulart-the-Ballagh 1-08 Wexford
2009-10 Ballyhale Shamrocks 1-16 Kilkenny Tullamore 1-08 Offaly
2008-09 Ballyhale Shamrocks 2-13 Kilkenny Birr 1-11 Offaly
2007-08 Birr 1-11 Offaly Ballyboden St Endas 0-13 Dublin
2006-07 Ballyhale Shamrocks 1-20 Kilkenny Birr 1-08 Offaly
2005-06 James Stephens 2-13 Kilkenny UCD 1-12 Dublin
2004-05 James Stephens 1-13 Kilkenny UCD 1-12 Dublin
2003-04 O'Loughlin Gaels 0-15 Kilkenny Birr 0-09 Offaly
2002-03 Birr 2-05 Offaly Gowran 1-02 Kilkenny
2001-02 Birr 0-10; 2-10 Offaly Castletown 1-07; 0-05 Laois
2000-01 Graigue-Ballycallan 0-14 Kilkenny UCD 1-08 Dublin
1999-00 Birr 1-16 Offaly Castletown 0-11 Laois
1998-99 Rathnure 1-13 Wexford Portlaoise 1-06 Laois
1997-98 Birr 0-11 Offaly Castletown 0-05 Laois
1996-97 Camross 1-12 Laois O'Toole's 2-05 Dublin
1995-96 Glenmore 2-13 Kilkenny Oulart-the-Ballagh 2-10 Wexford
1994-95 Birr 3-07 Offaly Oulart-the-Ballagh 2-05 Wexford
1993-94 St. Rynagh's 1-14 Offaly Dicksboro 2-10 Kilkenny
1992-93 Buffer's Alley 2-13 Wexford St. Rynagh's 0-13 Offaly
1991-92 Birr 2-14 Offaly Ballyhale Shamrocks 0-03 Kilkenny
1990-91 Glenmore 0-15 Kilkenny Camross 1-09 Laois
1989-90 Ballyhale Shamrocks 2-11 Kilkenny Cuala 0-07 Dublin
1988-89 Buffer's Alley 1-12 Wexford Ballyhale Shamrocks 1-09 Kilkenny
1987-88 Rathnure 3-08 Wexford Portlaoise 1-13 Laois
1986-87 Rathnure 2-16 Wexford Camross 3-09 Laois
1985-86 Buffer's Alley 3-09 Wexford Kinnitty 0-07 Offaly
1984-85 St. Martin's 2-11 Kilkenny Kinnitty 0-12 Offaly
1983-84 Ballyhale Shamrocks 3-06 Kilkenny Kinnitty 0-09 Offaly
1982-83 St. Rynagh's 1-16 Offaly Buffer's Alley 2-10 Wexford
1981-82 James Stephens 0-13 Kilkenny Faythe Harriers 1-09 Wexford
1980-81 Ballyhale Shamrocks 3-10 Kilkenny Coolderry 1-08 Offaly
1979-80 Crumlin 3-05 Dublin Camross 0-11 Laois
1978-79 Ballyhale Shamrocks 1-13 Kilkenny Crumlin 1-06 Dublin
1977-78 Rathnure 0-16 Wexford The Fenians 1-10 Kilkenny
1976-77 Camross 3-09 Laois James Stephens 1-14 Kilkenny
1975-76 James Stephens 1-14 Kilkenny St. Rynagh's 2-04 Offaly
1974-75 The Fenians 2-06 Kilkenny St. Rynagh's 1-06 Offaly
1973-74 Rathnure 1-18 Wexford St. Rynagh's 2-09 Offaly
1972-73 St. Rynagh's 5-05 Offaly Rathnure 2-13 Wexford
1971-72 Rathnure 2-12 Wexford Bennettsbridge 1-08 Kilkenny
1970-71 St. Rynagh's 4-10 Offaly Rathnure 2-09 Wexford

By county[edit]

# County Winners Last winners
1 Kilkenny clubs 19 Ballyhale Shamrocks, 2014
2 Offaly clubs 13 Kilcormac/Killoughey, 2012
3 Wexford clubs 9 Rathnure, 1998–99
4 Laois clubs 2 Camross, 1996–97
5 Dublin clubs 1 Crumlin, 1979–80
5 Carlow clubs 1 Mount Leinster Rangers, 2013

No club from Kildare, Longford, Louth, Meath, Westmeath or Wicklow has ever won a national or provincial title.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AIB Leinster Club SHC fixtures 2013". Leinster GAA. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ballyhale Shamrock survive major scare against Kilcormac/Killoughey to land Leinster title". Irish Independent. 7 December 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Carlow’s Mount Leinster shock Oulart to win first Leinster senior title". The Score. 1 December 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Mighty Rangers march out of the blue for famous win". Irish Examiner. 2 December 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Glory day finally arrives for Kilcormac/Killoughey". Irish Examiner. 12 December 2012. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Parlon puts Coolderry on path to glory". Irish Independent. 28 November 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 

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