1965 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1965 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 25 April - 5 September 1965
Teams 13
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Tipperary (21st win)
Captain Jimmy Doyle
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Wexford
Captain Tom Neville
Provincial champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Wexford
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 13
Goals total 60 (4.6 per game)
Points total 234 (18.0 per game)
Top Scorer Paddy Molloy (4-12)
Player of the Year Jimmy Doyle
All-Star Team See here

The 1965 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 79th staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 25 April 1965 and ended on 5 September 1965.

Tipperary were the defending champions, and retained their All-Ireland crown following a 2-16 to 0-10 defeat of Wexford. It was the team's fourth All-Ireland championship in five years.


A total of thirteen teams contested the championship, the same number and makeup of participants from the previous championship.

Team summaries[edit]

Team Colours Most recent success
All-Ireland Provincial League
Carlow Red, green and yellow
Clare Saffron and blue 1914 1932 1945-46
Cork Red and white 1954 1956 1952-53
Dublin Blue and navy 1938 1961 1938-39
Galway Maroon and white 1923 1950-51
Kilkenny Black and amber 1963 1964 1932-33
Laois Blue and white 1915 1949
Limerick Green and white 1940 1955 1946-47
Offaly Green, white and gold
Tipperary Blue and gold 1964 1964 1964-65
Waterford White and blue 1959 1963 1962-63
Westmeath Maroon and white
Wexford Purple and gold 1960 1962 1957-58


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]


  • Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
  • Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).
  • Sweeney, Éamonn, Munster Hurling Legends (The O'Brien Press, 2002).

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