1915 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1915 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates25 April 1915 - 24 October 1915
Teams17
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Laois (1st win)
Captain Jack Finlay
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Cork
Captain Connie Sheehan
Provincial champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Laois
Ulster Monaghan
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
No. matches played15
Goals total96 (6.4 per game)
Points total81 (5.4 per game)
All-Star Team See here
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1916

The 1915 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 29th staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 25 April 1915 and ended on 24 October 1915.

Contents

Clare were the defending champions, however, they were defeated in the provincial series. Laois won the championship after defeating Cork by 6-2 to 4-1 in the final. [1]

Teams

A total of seventeen teams contested the championship.

Results

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

9 May 1915First round Wicklow 4-7 - 2-1 Carlow Jones's Road
6 June 1915Semi-final Laois 4-1 - 2-6 Kilkenny Tullamore Sportsfield
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: J Quigley
27 June 1915First round Dublin 2-3 - 4-3 Laois Tullow
11 July 1915Quarter-final Wexford 3-5 - 4-3 Dublin New Ross
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: P Dunphy
25 July 1915Semi-final Dublin 7-2 - 3-2 Offaly Portlaoise Sportsfield
15 August 1915Final Laois 3-2 0-5 Dublin Kilkenny Sportsfield
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: J Lalor

Munster Senior Hurling Championship

25 April 1915Quarter-final Kerry 2-4 - 3-9 Limerick Tralee Sportsfield
13 June 1915Semi-final Clare 10-4 - 2-1 Waterford
20 June 1915Quarter-final Cork 4-00 - 3-1 Tipperary Fraher Field
18 July 1915Semi-final Cork 2-1 - 0-00 Limerick Thurles Sportsfield
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: T Ryan
26 September 1915Final Cork 8-2 - 2-1 Clare Markets Field
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: W Walsh

Ulster Senior Hurling Championship

20 June 1915Semi-final Down 2-5 - 5-1 Antrim Ardglass
12 September 1915Final Monaghan 1-5 1-2 Antrim Clones Sportsfield

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

8 August 1915Semi-final Laois w/o - scr. Ulster
8 August 1915Semi-final Galway 1-1 2-1 Clare Gort
Referee: P Dunphy
24 October 1915Final Laois 6-2 4-1 Cork Croke Park
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: W Walsh

Championship statistics

Miscellaneous

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References

  1. "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Archived from the original on 5 September 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2011.

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