1978 All-Ireland Senior B Hurling Championship
The All-Ireland Senior B Hurling Championship of 1978 was the fifth staging of Ireland's secondary hurling knock-out competition. Antrim won the championship, beating London 1-16 to 3-7 in the final at Croke Park, Dublin.
Home final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contest this game. One team is eliminated at this stage while the winners advance to the 'proper' All-Ireland final.
Final: (1 match) The winners of the All-Ireland 'home' final join London to contest this game. One team is eliminated at this stage while the winners are allowed to participate in the All-Ireland SHC quarter-final.
|11 June 1978 Home final||Antrim||1-10 - 2-6||Down||Corrigan Park|
|R McDonnell 1-4, J Crossey 0-3, J O'Neill 0-1, C Ward 0-1, S McNaughton 0-1.||B Gilmore 1-2, P Braniff 1-0, B Mullin 0-1, M O'Flynn 0-1.|
|25 June 1078 Final||Antrim||1-16 - 3-7||London||Croke Park|
|R McDonnell 0-4, D McNaughton 0-3, P Boyle 0-3, J Crossey 0-2, J Fagan 0-2, C Ward 1-0, S Collins 0-1, P McEllistrim 0-1.||M Hughes 2-2, J McCormack 1-2, P Cronin 0-2, D Law 0-1.||Referee: M Slattery (Clare)
- Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).