2011 Tipperary senior hurling team season

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Tipperary Senior Hurling Season 2011
2011 Hurling Season
Manager Declan Ryan
All-Ireland SHC Runners-up
Munster SHC Winners
National League Fourth in Division 1
Top scorer Eoin Kelly (4-30) Championship
Highest SHC attendance 81,214 vs Kilkenny
Lowest SHC attendance
Colours

Season summary[edit]

On 9 November 2010, Declan Ryan was appointed as the new Tipperary Senior hurling manager on a two-year term, succeeding Liam Sheedy.[1] He was joined by Tommy Dunne as the new team coach, with Michael Gleeson of Tipperary county champions Thurles Sarsfields completing the new Tipperary hurling management team.[2] Tipperarys first game of 2011 was in January in the 2011 Waterford Crystal Cup against WIT where they were defeated by a scoreline of 2-17 to 1-19 in Clonmel.[3][4] Their first league game took place on 12 February against Kilkenny, which finished in a 1-10 to 1-17 defeat at Semple Stadium.[5] The first league win came in the third round on 5 March against Waterford by 1-20 to 0-18 under the floodlights at Semple Stadium.[6] Tipperary finished in fourth place in division 1 and missed out on qualifying for the league final, which was won by Dublin. On 29 May, Tipperary started their championship season by defeating Cork by 3-22 to 0-23 at Semple Stadium.[7][8] On 10 July, in the Munster Final, Tipperary defeated Waterford by 7-19 to 0-19 at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.[9] Tipperary got past Dublin in the semi-final to meet Kilkenny in the 2011 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final where they were defeated by 2-17 to 1-16.[10] Tipperary GAA were sponsored by Skoda in 2011.[11] In October 2011 Benny Dunne announced his retirement from the inter-county hurling squad.[12][13]

Tipperary Senior hurling squad 2011[edit]

  • Statistics correct to the end of 2011 Season
Name Position Club Age Apps Goals Points
Brendan Cummins 1. Goalkeeper Ballybacon-Grange 36 61 0 1
Darren Gleeson 1. Goalkeeper Portroe 28 1 0 0
Paul Curran 2. Full Back Mullinahone 30 32 0 0
John Coughlan 2. Full Back Moyne-Templetuohy 31 29 0 1
Pádraic Maher 2. Full Back Thurles Sarsfields 21 10 0 0
Paddy Stapleton 2. Full Back Borrisoleigh 24 10 0 0
David Young 2. Full Back Toomevara 24 4 0 4
Eddie Connolly 2. Full Back Loughmore-Castleiney 20 0 0 0
Michael Cahill 2. Half Back Thurles Sarsfields 21 5 0 0
Conor O'Mahoney 3. Half Back Newport 25 27 0 6
Brendan Maher 3. Half Back Borris-Ileigh 21 10 0 5
John O'Keefe 3. Half Back Clonoulty-Rossmore 21 0 0 0
Shane McGrath 4. Midfield Ballinahinch 25 23 0 17
Benny Dunne 4. Midfield Toomevara 30 35 4 29
Séamus Hennessy 4. Midfield Kilruane MacDonaghs 21 3 0 1
Gearóid Ryan 4. Midfield Templederry Kenyons 22 7 1 9
James Woodlock 4. Midfield Drom-Inch GAA 24 12 0 5
Pat Kerwick 5. Half Forward Killenaule 28 8 1 10
Séamus Callinan 5. Half Forward Drom-Inch GAA 22 13 6 20
Michael Gleeson 5. Half Forward Thurles Sarsfields 24 0 0 0
Pa Bourke 5. Half Forward Thurles Sarsfields 22 9 0 1
John O'Brien 5. Half Forward Toomevara 27 21 2 28
Sean Carey 5. Half Forward Moyle Rovers 22 0 0 0
Noel McGrath 5. Half Forward Loughmore-Castleiney 20 10 1 29
Patrick 'Bonnar' Maher 5. Half Forward Lorrha-Dorrha 22 5 1 3
Eoin Kelly 6. Full Forward Mullinahone 29 48 17 319
Lar Corbett 6. Full Forward Thurles Sarsfields 30 42 16 58
John O'Neill 6. Full Forward Clonoulty-Rossmore 19 0 0 0
Brian O'Meara 6. Full Forward Kilruane MacDonaghs 21 2 0 0
Michael Heffernan 6. Full Forward Éire Óg, Nenagh 21 1 0 0
Shane Bourke 6. Full Forward J.K. Bracken's 22 0 0 0

2011 National Hurling League[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L F A Diff Pts
Kilkenny 7 5 1 1 12–114 9–100 21 11
Dublin 7 4 2 1 10–125 13–95 21 10
Waterford 7 4 1 2 8–112 7–119 -4 9
Tipperary 7 3 2 2 9–119 5–103 28 8
Galway 7 4 0 3 10–120 10–103 17 8
Cork 7 2 1 4 6–110 5–109 4 5
Wexford 7 1 1 5 5–96 10–120 -38 3
Offaly (R) 7 1 0 6 7–101 9–149 -53 2
  • Tipperary were placed ahead of Galway as they won the head–to–head match between the teams (3 April at Pearse Stadium: 4–23 – 1–14)

2011 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

The 2011 GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship was the 123rd staging of the All-Ireland championship since its establishment in 1887. The draw for the 2011 fixtures took place on 7 October 2010.[14] The championship began on 14 May and ended on 4 September 2011. Tipperary were the defending champions.[15]

Kilkenny retained the title after a 2-17 to 1-16 defeat of Tipperary in the final.[16]

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

29 May 2011
4:00pm
Quarter-final
Tipperary 3-22 - 0-23 Cork
E Kelly 1-07 (0-05f), L Corbett 1-02, S Callanan 0-05, N McGrath 0-04 (2 sls), B Dunne 1-00, J O'Brien 0-02, Patrick Maher & J Woodlock 0-01 each. Report P Horgan 0-13 (10f), N McCarthy & B O'Connor 0-03 each, J Gardiner, P Cronin, C McCarthy & P O'Sullivan 0-01 each.
Semple Stadium, Thurles
Attendance: 31,231[17]
Referee: B. Gavin (Offaly)

19 June 2011
4:00pm
Semi-final
Clare 1-19 - 4-19 Tipperary
C McGrath (1-06, 4f), J Conlon (0-03), C McInerney (0-02); D McMahon (0-02), J Clancy (0-02); J McInerney (0-01, f), N O'Connell (0-01), F Lynch (0-01), D Honan (0-01), Report S Callanan (1-05), E Kelly (1-03, 2f), L Corbett (1-00), Patrick Maher (1-00), N McGrath (0-03), Padraic Maher (0-02); G Ryan (0-02), S McGrath (0-02), P Bourke (0-02).
Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
Attendance: 16,700[18]
Referee: J Owens (Wexford)

10 July 2011
4:00pm
Final
Tipperary 7-19 - 0-19 Waterford
L Corbett 4-4, E Kelly 2-6 (0-3f), S Callanan 1-00, J O’Brien 0-03, N McGrath (0-1sl), P Bourke 0-2 each, G Ryan, S Bourke 0-1 each. Report P Mahony 0-13 (0-12f), T Browne, S O’Sullivan, J Mullane , S Walsh, S Molumphy, M Shanahan 0-1 each.
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork
Attendance: 36,654
Referee: B Gavin (Offaly)



All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

14 August 2011
3:30pm
Semi-final
Tipperary 1-19 - 0-18 Dublin
L Corbett (1-3), E Kelly (0-6, 2f, 3 '65), N McGrath (0-3, 1 s/l), Padraic Maher (0-2), G Ryan (0-2), P Bourke (0-1), S McGrath (0-1), S Callanan (0-1). Report P Ryan (0-9, 6f, 1 '65), P Kelly (0-1), J Boland (0-1), A McCrabbe (0-1), R O'Dwyer (0-1), L Rushe (0-1), D O'Callaghan (0-1), L Ryan (0-1), M O'Brien (0-1), S Ryan (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 43,562
Referee: C McAllister (Cork)

4 September 2011
3:30pm
Final
Kilkenny 2-17 - 1-16 Tipperary
H Shefflin (0-7, 5f), R Hogan (1-1), M Fennelly (1-0), R Power (0-2), C Fennelly (0-2), E Larkin (0-2), M Rice (0-1), E Brennan (0-1), TJ Reid (0-1). Report E Kelly (0-8, 7f, 1 '65), P Bourke (1-0), N McGrath (0-3, 1 s/l), G Ryan (0-2), C O'Mahony (0-1), J O'Brien (0-1), B Dunne (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 81,214
Referee: B Gavin (Offaly)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Dream team' ratified for two-year Premier post". Irish Examiner. 2010-11-10. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Ryan appointed as Tipperary hurling manager.". RTÉ Sport. 2010-11-09. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  3. ^ "Tipp sunk but Ryan takes heart in Woodlock return". Irish Independent. 2011-01-17. Retrieved 2011-01-17. 
  4. ^ "Waterford IT 2-17 Tipperary 1-19". Tipperary.gaa.ie. 2011-01-17. Retrieved 2011-01-17. 
  5. ^ "Kilkenny 1-17 Tipperary 1-10:". Irish Times. 2011-01-14. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  6. ^ "Tipperary too strong for 13-man Waterford". Irish Times. 2011-03-07. Retrieved 2011-03-10. 
  7. ^ "Tipperary keep calm after Cork storm". Irish Times. 30 May 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
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  9. ^ "Waterford floored by Premier haymakers". Irish Examiner. 11 July 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "Kilkenny 2-17 Tipperary 1-16". RTÉ Sport. 3 September 2011. Retrieved 7 September 2011. 
  11. ^ "Tipperary sign new sponsorship deal". RTÉ Sport. 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 
  12. ^ "Tipp star Dunne announces inter-county retirement". Irish Examiner. 12 October 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  13. ^ "Dunne calls it a day". Irish Times. 12 October 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  14. ^ "Provincial Championship 2011 draws take place". RTÉ Sport. 7 October 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2011. 
  15. ^ "Tipperary 4-17 Kilkenny 1-18". RTÉ Sport. 5 September 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2011. 
  16. ^ "Kilkenny 2-17 Tipperary 1-16". RTÉ Sport. 4 September 2011. Retrieved 4 September 2011. 
  17. ^ "Dunne goal ends Cork resistance". Irish Independent. 30 May 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  18. ^ "Banner pay heavy price for basic mistakes". Irish Examiner. 20 June 2011. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 

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