1942 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1942 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 3 May 1942 - 3 September 1942
Teams 12
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Cork (13th win)
Captain Jack Lynch
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Dublin
Captain Frank White
Provincial champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 11
Goals total 82 (7.45 per game)
Points total 124 (11.27 per game)
Top Scorer Christy Ring (0-19)
All-Star Team See here
1941
1943

The 1942 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 56th staging of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county hurling tournament. The championship began non 3 May 1942 and ended on 3 September 1942.

The championship was won by Cork who secured the title following a 2-14 to 3-4 defeat of Dublin in the All-Ireland final.[1] This was their 13th All-Ireland title.

Cork were also the defending champions and retained the title for the fifth time in their history.

Teams[edit]

Overview[edit]

Six teams contested the Leinster championship while five teams contested the Munster championship. Galway, who faced no competition in their own province, entered the championship at the All-Ireland semi-final stage. No team from Ulster participated in the senior championship.

Team summaries[edit]

Team Colours Most recent success
All-Ireland Provincial League
Clare Saffron and blue 1914 1932
Cork Red and white 1941 1931 1940-41
Dublin Navy and blue 1938 1941 1938-39
Galway Maroon and white 1923 1922 1930-31
Kilkenny Black and amber 1939 1940 1932-33
Laois Blue and white 1915 1915
Limerick Green and white 1940 1940 1937-38
Offaly Green, white and gold
Tipperary Blue and gold 1937 1941 1927-28
Waterford Blue and white 1938
Westmeath Maroon and white
Wexford Purple and gold 1910 1918

Results[edit]

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Championship statistics[edit]

Scoring[edit]

  • Widest winning margin: 22 points
  • Most goals in a match: 11
    • Laois 5-3 : 6-2 Wexford (Leinster quarter-final, 3 May 1942)
  • Most points in a match: 18
    • Cork 2-14 : 3-4 Dublin (All-Ireland final, 3 September 1942)
  • Most goals by one team in a match: 6
    • Offaly 6-5 : 4-3 Westmeath (Leinster quarter-final, 2 May 1942)
    • Wexford 6-2 : 5-3 Laois (Leinster quarter-final, 3 May 1942)
    • Cork 6-8 : 2-4 Galway (Leinster quarter-final, 26 July 1942)
  • Most goals scored by a losing team: 5
    • Laois 5-3 : 6-2 Wexford (Leinster quarter-final, 3 May 1942)
    • Limerick 5-3 : 4-8 Cork (Munster semi-final, 21 June 1942)
  • Most points scored by a losing team: 4
    • Wexford 4-4 : 5-5 Kilkenny (Leinster semi-final, 31 May 1942)
    • Offaly 1-4 : 4-7 Dublin (Leinster semi-final, 31 May 1942)
    • Galway 2-4 : 6-8 Cork (All-Ireland semi-final, 26 July 1942)
    • Dublin 3-4 : 2-14 Cork (All-Ireland final, 3 September 1942)

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).
  • Horgan, Tim, Christy Ring: Hurling's Greatest (The Collins Press, 2007).
  • Nolan, Pat, Flashbacks: A Half Century of Cork Hurling (The Collins Press, 2000).
  • Sweeney, Éamonn, Munster Hurling Legends (The O'Brien Press, 2002).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Retrieved 22 July 2011.