1960 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1960 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 10 April 1960 - 4 September 1960
Teams 13
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Wexford (4th win)
Captain Nick O'Donnell
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Tipperary
Captain Tony Wall
Provincial Champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 13
Goals total 88 (6.7 per game)
Points total 199 (15.3 per game)
Top Scorer Jimmy Doyle (6-17)
Player of the Year Nick O'Donnell
All-Star Team See here
1959
1961

The 1960 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 74th staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 10 April 1960 and ended on 4 September 1960.

Waterford were the defending champions, however, they were defeated in the provincial championship. Wexford won the title after defeating Tipperary by 2-15 to 0-11 in the All-Ireland final.[1]

Teams[edit]

A total of thirteen teams contested the championship.

Team summaries[edit]

Team Colours Most recent success
All-Ireland Provincial League
Clare Saffron and blue 1914 1932 1945-46
Cork Red and white 1954 1956 1952-53
Dublin Blue and navy 1938 1952 1938-39
Galway Maroon and white 1923 1950-51
Kilkenny Black and amber 1957 1959 1932-33
Laois Blue and white 1915 1949
Limerick Green and white 1940 1955 1946-47
Meath Green and gold
Offaly Green, white and gold
Tipperary Blue and gold 1958 1958 1959-60
Waterford White and blue 1959 1959
Westmeath Maroon and white
Wexford Purple and gold 1956 1956 1957-58

Results[edit]

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Championship statistics[edit]

Scoring[edit]

  • Widest winning margin: 32 points
    • Tipperary 10-9 - 2-1 Limerick (Munster quarter-final, 3 July 1960)
  • Most goals in a match: 13
    • Waterford 9-8 - 4-8 Galway (Munster quarter-final, 26 June 1960)
  • Most points in a match: 26
    • Wexford 2-15 - 0-11 Tipperary (All-Ireland final, 4 September 1960)
  • Most goals by one team in a match: 10
    • Tipperary 10-9 - 2-1 Limerick (Munster quarter-final, 3 July 1960)
  • Most goals scored by a losing team: 4
    • Galway 4-8 - 9-8 Waterford (Munster quarter-final, 26 June 1960)
    • Cork 4-11 - 4-13 Tipperary (Munster final, 31 July 1960)

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Wexford's defeat of Tipperary in the All-Ireland final is their first championship victory over Tipperary.

Sources[edit]

  • Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
  • Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).
  • Sweeney, Éamonn, Munster Hurling Legends (The O'Brien Press, 2002).

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Retrieved 28 July 2011.