1937 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1937 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates16 May – 5 September 1937
Teams14
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Tipperary (12th win)
Captain Jimmy Lanigan
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Kilkenny
Captain Jack Duggan
Provincial champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played13
Goals total94 (7.2 per game)
Points total112 (8.6 per game))
Top Scorer Paddy McMahon (6–0)
All-Star Team See here
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1938

The 1937 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 51st staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 16 May 1937 and ended on 5 September 1937.

Contents

Limerick entered the championship as defending champions, however, they were defeated in the provincial stages. Tipperary won the title following a 3–11 to 0–3 victory over Kilkenny in the final. [1]

Format

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was run on a provincial basis as usual. All games were played on a knockout basis whereby once a team lost they were eliminated from the championship. The format for the All-Ireland series of games ran as follows:

Results

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

16 May 1937First round Westmeath 4-2 – 1-7 Meath Cusack Park
23 May 1937First round Wexford 2-8 – 6-2 Offaly Nowlan Park
6 June 1937Quarter-final Westmeath 5-3 – 2-3 Offaly Cusack Park
20 June 1937Semi-final Westmeath 7-7 – 5-3 Laois Cusack Park
27 June 1937Semi-final Kilkenny 5-5 – 3-4 Dublin O'Connor Park
18 July 1937Final Kilkenny 5-3 – 2-4 Westmeath O'Moore Park
M White 3-1, L Duggan 2-0, J Phelan 0-1, L Meagher 0-1.C Boland 2-0, S Skehal 0-1, E Moynihan 0-1, T McGrath 0-1, T Morgan 0-1.

Munster Senior Hurling Championship

First round

9 May 1937First round Kerry 3-02 – 9-05 Waterford Austin Stack Park, Tralee
Greene 3-2, D Goode 3-1, W Barron 1-0, Halloran 1-0.Referee: W Hough (Limerick)
23 May 1937First round Limerick 5-05 – 4-01 Clare Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
P McMahon 4-0, D Clohessy 1-1, J Hickey 0-1, D Given 0-2, T Ryan 0-1.M Hennessy 1-1, P Loughnane 1-0, R Burns 1-0, M Halloran 1-0.

Semi-finals

6 June 1937Semi-final Tipperary 4-03 – 3-05 Cork Thurles Sportsfield, Thurles
D Murphy 2-0, J Coffey 1-1, P Ryan 1-1, J Cooney 0-1.T Kelly 1-0, J Barrett 1-0, P Reid 1-0, J Lynch 0-2, F Barry 0-2, D Cogan 0-1.Referee: W Gleeson (Limerick)
4 July 1937Semi-final Limerick 3-04 – 3-02 Waterford Ned Hall Park, Clonmel
D Clohessy 2-1, J McCarthy 1-0, J Mackey 0-1, M Mackey 0-1, J Roche 0-1,D Goode 1-0, Butler 1-0, C Moylan 1-0, J Keane 0-1, T Greaney 0-1.Referee: J O'Keeffe (Tipperary)

Final

25 July 1937Final Tipperary 6-03 – 4-03 Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds, Cork
P Ryan 2-1, T Doyle 1-1, T Treacy 1-0, AN Other 1-0, J Coffey 1-0, B O'Donnell 0-1.D Clohessy 2-0, M Mackey 1-1, P McMahon 1-0, T Ryan 0-1, J Mackey 0-1,Attendance: 30,235

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

8 August 1937Semi-final Kilkenny 0-8 – 0-6 Galway St. Brendan's Park
5 September 1937Final Tipperary 3-11 – 0-3 Kilkenny FitzGerald Stadium
Attendance: 43,638
Referee: J Flaherty (Offaly)

Championship statistics

Miscellaneous

Sources

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