1932–33 National Hurling League

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1932-33 National Hurling League
League details
Dates 18 September 1932 - 9 April 1933
Teams 10
League champions
Winners Kilkenny (1st win)

The 1932–33 National Hurling League was the 6th season of the National Hurling League.

Format[edit]

The ten participating teams were Clare, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Offaly, Tipperary and Waterford who were divided into two divisions and agreed to play a four-game format whereby each team would play each of their five rivals once with two points awarded for a win and one point awarded for a drawn game. The two teams with the most points in each division at the completion of the season would play a final to decide the National Hurling League champions.

National Hurling League[edit]

National Hurling League
Season 1932-33
Champions Kilkenny
1st National League title
Captain: Eddie Doyle
Matches played 22
Biggest home win Tipperary 8-8 - 2-0 Offaly
(20 November 1932)
Biggest away win Cork 7-5 - 1-2 Laois
(4 December 1932)
Highest scoring Galway 0-30 - 0-13 Offaly
(18 September 1932)
All statistics correct as of 18 April 2017.

Galway came into the season as defending champions of the 1930-31 season.

On 9 April 1933, Kilkenny won the title after a 3-8 to 1-3 win over Limerick in the final. It was their first league title.[1]

Eastern Division table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts Notes
1 Kilkenny 4 4 0 0 8 National League winners
2 Cork 4 3 0 1 6
3 Dublin 4 2 0 2 4
4 Laois 4 1 0 3 2
5 Waterford 4 0 0 4 0

Group stage results[edit]

Western Division table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts Notes
1 Limerick 4 3 0 1 6 National League runners-up
2 Tipperary 4 3 0 1 6
3 Galway 4 2 0 2 4
4 Clare 4 2 0 2 4
5 Offaly 4 0 0 4 0

Group stage results[edit]

Play-off[edit]

Knock-out stage[edit]

Final

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First League final in 'Park in 47 years". Kilkenny People. 3 May 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2017.