1940 All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship

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All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship 1940
All Ireland Champions
Winners Limerick (1st win)
Captain Paddy McCarthy
All Ireland Runners-up
Runners-up Antrim
Provincial Champions
Munster Limerick
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Antrim
Connacht Galway
1939
1941

The 1940 All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship was the 13th staging of the All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1928.

Cork entered the championship as the defending champions in search of a record fourth successive title, however, they were beaten by Limerick in the Munster semi-final.

On 1 September 1940 Limerick won the championship following a 6-4 to 2-4 defeat of Antrim in the All-Ireland final. This was their first All-Ireland title.

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