2013 All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship

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All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship 2012
Championship Details
Dates 31 May - 14 September 2012
Teams 18
All Ireland Champions
Winners Clare (3rd win)
Captain Paul Flanagan
Manager Gerry O'Connor & Donal Moloney
All Ireland Runners-up
Runners-up Antrim
Captain Jackson McGreevy
Manager Kevin Ryan
Provincial Champions
Munster Clare
Leinster Wexford
Ulster Antrim
Connacht Not Played
Championship Statistics
Matches Played 15
Total Goals 43 (2.866 per game)
Total Points 434 (28.93 per game)
Top Scorer Jason Forde (5-25)
2012
2014

The All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship 2013 was the 50th staging of the All-Ireland championship since its establishment in 1964. The draw for the 2013 fixtures took place in October 2012. The championship began 31 May 2013 and ended on 14 September 2013.

Clare were the defending champions and retained their title after defeating Antrim 2-28 to 012 in the final.[1][2][3][4]

Fixtures[edit]

Leinster Under-21 Hurling Championship[edit]

Quarter-final Semi-finals Leinster final
Wexford 1-15  
Westmeath 1-10     Wexford 1-12  
Dublin 1-11     Carlow 0-9  
Carlow 1-13       Wexford 1-21
          Kilkenny 0-21
        Kilkenny 1-19
Laois 2-15     Offaly 1-13    
Offaly 2-16  

Munster Under-21 Hurling Championship[edit]

Quarter-final Semi-finals Munster final
     
        Waterford 0-17  
        Clare 2-15  
          Clare 1-17
          Tipperary 2-10
        Cork 2-13
Limerick 2-11     Tipperary 5-19    
Tipperary 2-18  

Ulster Under-21 Hurling Championship[edit]

Quarter-final Semi-finals Ulster final
     
        Down 1-14  
        Antrim 1-17  
          Antrim 6-22
          Derry 0-6
        Derry 2-13
Armagh w/o.     Armagh 1-13    
Tyrone scr.  

All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship[edit]

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Wexford won the Leinster title for the first time since 2002.
  • Clare retained the Munster crown for the first time in their history.
  • After losing thirty-two All-Ireland semi-finals, Antrim finally triumphed and qualified for their first ever All-Ireland decider. The final saw the second ever meeting between Antrim and Clare. Clare won the game and retained the All-Ireland title for the first time in their history.

Top scorers[edit]

Championship[edit]

Rank Player County Tally Total Matches Average
1 Jason Forde Tipperary 5-25 40 3 13.32
2 Cathal O'Connell Clare 1-31 34 4 8.5
3 Ciarán Clarke Antrim 3-20 29 4 7.25
4 Stephen Quirke Offaly 2-19 25 2 12.50
5 Stephen McAfee Antrim 4-07 19 4 4.75
Ian Byrne Wexford 1-16 19 4 4.75
Jack Guiney Wexford 0-19 19 4 4.75
John Power Kilkenny 0-19 19 2 9.50
9 Daniel Toner Down 1-11 14 1 14.00
10 Jake Dillon Waterford 0-13 13 1 13.00

Single game[edit]

Rank Player County Tally Total Opposition
1 Jason Forde Tipperary 2-08 14 Cork
Daniel Toner Down 1-11 14 Antrim
3 Jason Forde Tipperary 2-07 13 Clare
Stephen Quirke Offaly 1-10 13 Kilkenny
Jake Dillon Waterford 0-13 13 Clare
6 Stephen Quirke Offaly 1-09 12 Laois
7 Jason Forde Tipperary 1-08 11 Limerick
Niall O'Brien Westmeath 1-08 11 Wexford
9 Stephen McAfee Antrim 3-01 10 Derry
Daniel McKernan Antrim 1-07 10 Derry
Stephen Maher Laois 0-10 10 Offaly
John Power Kilkenny 0-10 10 Offaly

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clare seal first part of dream All-Ireland double". Irish Independent. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "As it happened: Clare v Antrim, All-Ireland U21 hurling final". The Score. 15 September 2013. Archived from the original on 4 October 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Clare cashing in on winning mentality". Irish Examiner. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Clare 2-28 0-12 Antrim". BBC Sport. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 

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