1943 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
|Dates||2 May 1943 - 5 September 1943|
|Winning team||Cork (14th win)|
|No. matches played||16|
|Goals total||118 (7.3 per game)|
|Points total||175 (10.9 per game)|
|Top Scorer||Jim Langton (4-12)|
|All-Star Team||See here|
The 1943 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 57th staging of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county hurling tournament. The championship began non 2 May 1943 and ended on 5 September 1943.
Cork were also the defending champions and retained the title for the second successive year to become the fourth team to win the three in-a-row.
Eight teams contested the Leinster championship, with Meath and Wicklow returning after absences. Six teams contested the Munster championship, with Kerry fielding a team for the first time after a long absence from the senior ranks. Galway, who faced no competition in their own province, entered the championship at the All-Ireland semi-final stage. The Ulster champions were permitted to enter the All-Ireland series for the first time.
|Team||Colours||Most recent success|
|Antrim||Saffron and white||1940|
|Clare||Saffron and blue||1914||1932|
|Cork||Red and white||1942||1942||1940-41|
|Down||Red and black||1941|
|Dublin||Navy and blue||1938||1942||1938-39|
|Galway||Maroon and white||1923||1922||1930-31|
|Kerry||Green and gold||1891||1891|
|Kilkenny||Black and amber||1939||1940||1932-33|
|Laois||Blue and white||1915||1915|
|Limerick||Green and white||1940||1940||1937-38|
|Meath||Green and gold|
|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|
|Wicklow||Blue and white|
|30 May 1943 Semi-final||Offaly||1-2 – 6-10||Kilkenny||St. Brendan's Park|
|Referee: M Kelly
|4 July 1943 Semi-final||Waterford||3-7 – 4-3||Limerick||Cork Athletic Grounds|
|Referee: J O'Regan (Cork)
|1 August 1943 Final||Cork||2-13 – 3-8||Waterford||Cork Athletic Grounds|
Referee: M Hennessy
|1 August 1943 Semi-final||Antrim||3-3 - 1-6||Kilkenny||Corrigan Park|
|Referee: JJ Stuart (Dublin)
|5 September 1943 Final||Cork||5-16 - 0-4||Antrim||Croke Park|
Referee: JJ Stuart (Dublin)
- Widest winning margin: 27 points
- Cork 5-16 - 0-4 Antrim (All-Ireland final, 5 September 1943)
- Most goals in a match: 13
- Antrim 7-0 - 6-2 Galway (All-Ireland quarter-final, 4 July 1943)
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