1978–79 All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship

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All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship 1978–79
Championship Details
Dates 28 January 1979 – 25 March 1979
Teams 5
All Ireland Champions
Winners Blackrock (3rd win)
Captain John Horgan
All Ireland Runners-up
Runners-up Ballyhale Shamrocks
Captain Denis Shefflin
Provincial Champions
Munster Blackrock
Leinster Ballyhale Shamrocks
Ulster McQuillan's
Connacht Ardrahan
Championship Statistics
Matches Played 5
Total Goals 27 (5.4 per game)
Total Points 79 (15.8 per game)

The 1978–79 All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship was the ninth season of the All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier club hurling tournament. The All-Ireland series began on 28 January 1979 and ended on 25 March 1979.

St. Finbarr's were the defending champions, however, they failed to qualify.[1] Blackrock won the title after defeating Ballyhale Shamrocks by 5-7 to 5-5 in the final.[2]


Munster Senior Club Hurling Championship[edit]




All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship[edit]






  • Blackrock become the first team to win three All-Ireland titles. John Horgan was the captain for all three victories making him the only three-time All-Ireland-winning captain.


  1. ^ Allen, John (14 March 2014). "Patrick's Day will see country's best clubs playing for town, village and posterity". Irish Times. Retrieved 24 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "The spirit of the Shamrock". Irish Examiner. 14 November 2009. Retrieved 24 July 2015.