2002 All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship

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2002 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates13 April - 8 September 2002
All-Ireland champions
Winning teamKilkenny (17th win)
CaptainMichael Rice
ManagerNicky Cashin
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing teamTipperary
CaptainPatrick McCormack
ManagerPaddy McCormack
Provincial champions
MunsterTipperary
LeinsterKilkenny
UlsterAntrim
ConnachtNot Played
Championship statistics
Top ScorerColours of Wexford.svg Richard Flynn (4-23)
All-Star TeamSee here
2001
2003

The 2002 All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship was the 72nd staging of the All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship. The championship began on 14 April 2002 and ended on 8 September 2002.

Cork entered the championship as defending champions, however, they were defeated by Galway in the All-Ireland quarter-final.[1]

On 8 September 2002, Kilkenny won the championship after a 3-15 to 1-07 defeat of Tipperary in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park.[2] This was their 17th championship title overall and their first title since 1993.

Wexford's Richard Flynn was the championship's top scorer with 4-23.

Results[edit]

Leinster Minor Hurling Championship[edit]

Group A

Team Matches Score Pts
Pld W D L For Against Diff
Offaly 3 3 0 0 13-48 1-11 73 6
Kildare 3 2 0 1 4-31 11-21 -11 4
Meath 3 1 0 2 5-21 5-30 -9 2
Westmeath 3 0 0 3 3-14 8-52 -53 0

Group B

Team Matches Score Pts
Pld W D L For Against Diff
Carlow 3 2 1 0 9-45 2-23 43 5
Dublin 3 2 1 0 8-46 3-20 41 5
Laois 3 1 0 2 7-38 3-26 24 2
Wicklow 3 0 0 3 0-06 16-66 -108 0

Semi-finals

Final

Munster Minor Hurling Championship[edit]

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

Ulster Minor Hurling Championship[edit]

Semi-final

Final

All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship[edit]

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

Championship statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Top scorers overall
Rank Player Club Tally Total Matches Average
1 Richard Flynn Wexford 4-23 35 4 8.75
2 Pat Shortt Tipperary 5-17 32 5 6.40
3 Richie Power Kilkenny 1-24 27 4 6.75
4 Trevor Ivors Tipperary 6-06 24 5 4.80
5 Michael Naughton Cork 2-16 22 5 4.40
Karl English Carlow 1-19 22 3 7.33
6 James Fitzpatrick Kilkenny 2-14 20 4 5.00
Michael Griffin Dublin 1-17 20 5 4.00
7 Michael Ralph Carlow 4-07 19 4 4.75
8 Paul Kehoe Carlow 2-12 18 4 4.50
Top scorers in a single game
Rank Player Club Tally Total Opposition
1 Pat Shortt Tipperary 3-07 16 Kerry
2 Paul Kehoe Carlow 2-09 15 Wicklow
3 Michael Ralph Carlow 4-02 14 Wicklow
4 Richard Flynn Wexford 2-07 13 Carlow
5 Kenneth Burke Galway 2-05 11 Kilkenny
Stephen Clynch Meath 1-08 11 Westmeath
6 Richard Flynn Wexford 0-10 10 Tipperary
7 Richard Butler Cork 2-03 9 Clare
Trevor Ivors Tipperary 2-03 9 Cork
Pat Shortt Tipperary 1-06 9 Limerick
Michael Dwane Offaly 1-06 9 Westmeath
Pat Kirby Limerick 0-09 9 Tipperary

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • On 13 April 2002, Carlow defeated Laois in the Leinster Championship for the first time since 1956.
  • Carlow's score of 7-21 against Wicklow was their highest ever points tally in the history of the Leinster Championship.

External link[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hickey, Paddy (10 September 2001). "Rebel defence denies fighting Farragher Minor hat-trick". Irish Independent. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  2. ^ Harrington, John (9 September 2002). "Major performance by Kilkenny minors". Irish Independent. Retrieved 13 October 2013.