2012 Waterford Crystal Cup

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2012 Walsh Cup
Cup Details
Dates 22 January - 4 March 2012
Teams 12
Sponsor Waterford Crystal
Cup Champions
Winners Tipperary
Captain Brendan Cummins
Manager Declan Ryan
Cup Runners-up
Runners-up Clare
Captain Pat Donnellan
Manager Davy Fitzgerald
Cup Statistics
No. matches played 11
Goals total 35 (3.1 per game)
Points total 363 (33.0 per game)
Top scorer

The 2012 Waterford Crystal Cup was the seventh staging of the Waterford Crystal Cup since its establishment in 2006. The draw for the 2012 fixtures took place on 3 November 2011.[1] The championship began on 22 January 2012 and ended on 4 March 2012.

Waterford were the defending champions, however, Tipperary won the cup following a 1-21 to 2-12 defeat of Clare.[2]

Results[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Preliminary round
Tipperary 2-24 - 1-16 Limerick Institute of Technology
P Bourke 0-13 (12f); J O’Neill 1-1; S McGrath 0-3; T Hammersley 1-0; B Maher, A Ryan, B O’Meara 0-2 each; D Collins 0-1. Report J Canning 1-8 (0-6f); P Browne, S O’Brien 0-2 each; C McInerney 0-2f; E Ryan, C Madden 0-1 each.
Silvermines GAA Grounds, Dolla
Referee: J Sexton (Cork)

Preliminary round
Kerry 3-25 - 0-5 Institute of Technology, Tralee
S Brick 0-12 (8fs, 1 65), D O’Connell 1-4 (2fs), J Egan 0-2, M Boyle, S Nolan 0-1 each. Report E Brosnan 1-5 (4fs), M Deegan 0-3 (2fs), M Lynch 0-2, T Morley, B O’Grady, F Kennedy, G O’Doherty, D O’Halloran 0-1 each.
Referee: M O'Connor (Limerick)

Preliminary round
Clare 3-25 - 0-5 Waterford Institute of Technology
D Keane 1-6; C Ryan 0-7 (0-3f); A Cunningham 1-4 (0-2f); E Hayes 1-0; N O’Connell 0-3; P Donnellan 0-2; J Clancy 0-2, C Cooney 0-1. Report D Murphy 0-2 (0-2f); J Dillon, K Hammersley (f), C O’Meara (f), 0-1 each.
Referee: D Kirwan (Cork)

Quarter-finals[edit]

Quarter-final
Cork 5-18 - 1-14 Kerry
P Horgan 1-3 (0-2f), B Corry 2-0, E Murphy 1-2, C McCarthy 0-5 (0-2 ’65), R Clifford 1-1, L O’Farrell, C Naughton 0-3 each, D Sweetnam 0-1. Report S Brick 0-6 (0-6f), A Boyle 1-0, S Nolan, D Dineen, J Egan 0-2 each, M Boyle, A Royle 0-1 each.
Referee: M Wadding (Waterford)

Quarter-final
Tipperary 2-11 - 0-12 University of Limerick
P Bourke 1-3 (1-2f), B O’Meara 1-0, E Kelly 0-3, A Ryan, J O’Neill, G Ryan, J O’Brien, J Woodlock 0-1 each. Report C McGrath 0-7 (6fs), P Kelly 0-2, L Ryan (f), M Heffernan, P Walsh 0-1 each.
Referee: C Lyons (Cork)

Quarter-final
Clare 0-18 - 1-15
(AET)
Limerick
N O’Connell 0-7 (0-3f, 0-1 65); A Cunningham 0-6 (0-6f); P Donnellan 0-2; E Hayes, J Clancy, J Conlon, 0-1 each. Report D Hannon 1-11 (1-0p, 0-5f, 0-2 65s); C Allis 0-2; W McNamara 0-2.
Referee: C McAllister (Cork)

Quarter-final
Waterford 3-19 - 1-19 University College Cork
M. O’Neill (1-8, 0-7 frees); M. Walsh (1-3); M. Shanahan (1-0); S. O’Sullivan(0-2); S. Prendergast, S. Walsh, D. Twomey, S. Molumphy, J. Nagle, P. O’Brien(0-1) each. Report B. Hartnett(1-2); P. O’Mahony (0-5, 0-4 frees); B. O’Sullivan (0-3); W. Griffin(0-3, frees); S. Bourke (0-2); P. Haughney, E. O’Sullivan, D. McCormack, S. Corry (0-1) each.
WIT Sportsgrounds, Waterford
Referee: S Hourigan (Limerick)

Quarter-final replay
Limerick 1-15- 2-13 Clare
D Hannon 0-9 (0-4f, 0-2 65s); B Gavin 1-0; M Ryan 0-2; D Moloney, G Mulcahy, M Carmody, D O’Grady, 0-1 each. Report P Hickey 0-6 (0-5f, 0-1 65); T Carmody 1-1; R Horan 1-0; J Conlon 0-2; B Donnellan 0-2; C Galvin, J McInerney (f), 0-1 each.
Referee: D Kirwan (Cork)

Semi-finals[edit]

Semi-final
Tipperary 0-26 - 1-19
(AET)
Cork
B O’Meara 0-5; E Kelly 0-4 (0-3f, 0-1 65); A Ryan 0-3; J O’Brien 0-3; P Bourke 0-3 (0-2f); J Woodlock 0-2; S Curran 0-2; G Ryan 0-2; C O’Mahony, J Ryan, 0-1 each. Report M O’Sullivan 1-0; C Naughton 0-3; P Cronin 0-3; B Corry 0-3; J Coughlan 0-3 (0-2f); R Cashman 0-3 (0-2f, 0-1 65); L O’Farrell 0-2; R Clifford, N McCarthy, 0-1 each.
Referee: S Hourigan (Limerick)

Semi-final
Waterford 4-9 - 3-17 Clare
M O’Neill (2-6, 0-6 frees); S Prendergast (2-0); S Wash (0-2); M Shanahan (0-1,f). Report C Ryan (0-6, 0-5 frees); A Cunningham (1-2); C Galvin (1-1); D Keane (1-1); P O’Connor (0-2); T Carmody, P Donnellan, F Lynch, P Kelly, J Conlon (0-1) each.
Referee: J Ryan (Tipperary)

Final[edit]

Final
Clare 2-12 - 1-21 Tipperary
D Keane 1-1, C Ryan 0-4fs, A Cunningham 1-0, P Donnellan, N O’Connell (3fs) 0-3 each, C Morey 0-1. Report J Woodlock 0-5, N McGrath (2fs) 0-4, B O’Meara 1-0, C O’Mahony (2fs, 1 65), J O’Neill 0-3 each, G Ryan, E Kelly 0-2 each, T Hammersley, A Ryan 0-1 each.
Referee: D Kirwan (Cork)

Top scorers[edit]

Season[edit]

Rank Player County Tally Total Matches Average
1 Declan Hannon Limerick 1-20 23 2 11.50
Martin O'Neill Waterford 3-14 23 2 11.50

Single game[edit]

Rank Player County Tally Total Opposition
1 Declan Hannon Limerick 1-11 14 Clare
2 Pa Bourke Tipperary 0-13 13 Limerick Institute of Technology
3 Martin O'Neill Waterford 2-6 12 Clare
Shane Brick Kerry 0-12 12 Institute of Technology, Tralee
5 Joe Canning Limerick Institute of Technology 1-8 11 Tipperary
Martin O'Neill Waterford 1-8 11 University College Cork
7 Daire Keane Clare 1-6 9 Waterford Institute of Technology
Declan Hannon Limerick 0-9 9 Clare
9 Éamonn Brosnan Institute of Technology, Tralee|} 1-5 8 Kerry

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Munster GAA Waterford Crystal Cup & McGrath Cup draws". Munster GAA website. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 11 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Moynihan, Michael (5 March 2012). "Ryan pleased with Tipp's timely tonic". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 11 November 2012.