1926 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1926 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 18 April 1926 – 24 October 1926
Teams 11
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Cork (8th win)
Captain Seán Óg Murphy
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Kilkenny
Captain Dick Grace
Provincial champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 12
All-Star Team See here

The 1926 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 40th staging of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county hurling tournament. The championship began on 18 APril 1926 and ended on 24 October 1926.

The championship was won by Cork who secured the title following a 4-6 to 2-0 defeat of Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final.[1] This was their 8th All-Ireland title.

Tipperary were the defending champions but were defeated by Cork in the Munster final.


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Championship statistics[edit]


  • The Munster final between Cork and Tipperary is abandoned after just ten minutes when the crowd storm the field.
  • For the first time ever the Munster final goes to a second replay.
  • The All-Ireland semi-final between Kilkenny and Galway is the first GAA game to be broadcast on radio. The commentator is P.D. Mehigan. It is also the first commentary on a field game to take place in Europe.


  • Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
  • Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).


  1. ^ "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Retrieved 27 July 2011.