1940 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1940 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates5 May 1940 - 1 September 1940
Teams13
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Limerick (6th win)
Captain Mick Mackey
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Kilkenny
Captain Jim Langton
Provincial champions
Munster Limerick
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played14
Top Scorer Paddy McMahon (7-02)
All-Star Team See here
1939
1941

The 1940 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 54th staging of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county hurling tournament. The championship ended on 1 September 1940.

Contents

The championship was won by Limerick who secured the title following a 3-7 to 1-7 defeat of Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final. [1] This was their 6th All-Ireland title, their first in four championship seasons.

Kilkenny were the defending champions.

Teams

Overview

A total of thirteen teams contested the championship, including all of the teams from the 1939 championship.

Team summaries

TeamColoursMost recent success
All-IrelandProvincialLeague
Clare Saffron and blue 1914 1932
Cork Red and white 1931 1931 1939-40
Dublin Navy and blue 1938 1938 1938-39
Galway Maroon and white 1923 1922 1930-31
Kilkenny Black and amber 1939 1939 1932-33
Laois Blue and white 1915 1915
Limerick Green and white 1936 1936 1937-38
Meath Green and gold
Offaly Green, white and gold
Tipperary Blue and gold 1937 1937 1927-28
Waterford Blue and white 1938
Westmeath Maroon and white
Wexford Purple and gold 1910 1918

Results

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

First round

5 May 1940First round Westmeath 5-07 - 2-01 Meath Cusack Park, Mullingar
Raleigh 1-1, McNiece 1-1, S Hegarty 0-4, O'Brien 1-0, Dixon 1-0, Leonard 1-0, Smith 0-1.McGrath 1-1, Clarke 1-0.

Quarter-finals

12 May 1940Quarter-final Laois 4-08 - 3-04 Offaly St. Brendan's Park, Birr
26 May 1940Quarter-final Westmeath 2-05 - 2-04 Wexford Croke Park, Dublin
T Colbert 2-0, S Hegarty 0-2, J Raleigh 0-1, E O'Brien 0-1, F White 0-1.A Kealy 1-1, G Butler 1-0, J Duggan 0-1, P Boggan 0-1, M Byrne 0-1.Referee: E McMahon (Dublin)

Semi-finals

9 June 1940Semi-final Dublin 2-08 - 1-08 Laois Nowlan Park, Kilkenny
N Wade 0-4, M McSweeney 1-0, M Brophy 1-0, D Devitt 0-2, M O'Brien 0-1, M McDonnell 0-1.D Griffin 1-2, T Fitzpatrick 0-3, D Cranny 0-2, P Norton 0-1.
14 June 1940Semi-final Kilkenny 3-16 - 1-05 Westmeath Geraldine Park, Athy
J Phelan 1-3, J Langton 1-2, J Kelly 1-2, P Phelan 1-2, J O'Brien 0-3, J Walsh 0-2, M Gargan 0-1, B Hinks 0-1.S Hegarty 0-4, R Colbert 1-0, C Boland 0-1.

Final

21 July 1940Final Kilkenny 3-06 - 2-05 Dublin Nowlan Park, Kilkenny
J Langton 1-2, J Mulcahy 1-2, J Phelan 1-0, S O'Brien 0-1, M Gargan 0-1.M McSweeney 1-0, M Brophy 1-0, C Downes 0-1, H Gray 0-1, M Maher 0-1, J Byrne 0-1, N Wade 0-1.Referee: J Flaherty (Offaly)

Munster Senior Hurling Championship

Quarter-final

2 June 1940Quarter-final Tipperary 2-06 - 6-03 Cork Thurles Sportsfield, Thurles
J Looby 2-0, J Cooney 0-2, J Maher 0-1, T Mason 0-1, P Flanagan 0-1, T Doyle 0-1.T O'Sullivan 2-0, D Moylan 1-1, J Barrett 1-0, W Campbell 1-0, M Brennan 1-0, J Quirke 0-2.Referee: J Roche (Limerick)

Semi-finals

16 June 1940Semi-final Limerick 4-02 - 3-05 Waterford FitzGerald Stadium, Killarney
P McMahon 1-0, J Power 1-0, D Stokes 1-0, J Mackey 1-0, M Mackey 0-1, P Clohessy 0-1.Greene 2-0, Wyse 1-0, C Moylan 0-3, M Hickey 0-2.
7 July 1940Semi-final Cork 7-06 - 3-05 Clare Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
T O'Sullivan 4-0, J Lynch 1-4, B Dineen 1-0, D Moylan 1-0, M Brennan 0-1, C Ring 0-1.Halloran 0-4, Flynn 1-0, P Loughnane 1-0, P Moloney 1-0, O'Grady 0-1.
14 July 1940Semi-final replay Limerick 3-05 - 3-03 Waterford Clonmel Sportsfield, Clonmel
J Roche 2-0, J Power 1-2, M Mackey 0-2, T Ryan 0-1.W Barron 1-1, D Goode 1-0, S Wyse 1-0, J Rheinish 0-1, T Greaney 0-1.Referee: S Bourke (Clare)

Final

28 July 1940Final Limerick 4-03 - 3-06 Cork Thurles Sportsfield, Thurles
P McMahon 3-0, J Mackey 1-0, D Stokes 0-2, J Roche 0-1.J Quirke 1-2, T O'Sullivan 1-0, J Young 1-0, C Ring 0-2, C Buckley 0-1, W Campbell 0-1.Referee: D Ryan (Kerry)
4 August 1940Final replay Limerick 3-03 - 2-04 Cork Thurles Sportsfield, Thurles
P McMahon 2-0, D Stoke 1-0, M Mackey 0-2, J Mackey 0-1,J Lynch 1-1, T O'SUllivan 1-0, J Quirke 0-2, C Ring 0-1.Referee: D Ryan (Kerry)

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

Semi-final

11 August 1940Semi-final Limerick 3-06 - 0-05 Galway Cusack Park, Ennis
M Mackey 1-3, P McMahon 1-2, N Chawke 1-1.C Boyle 0-2, MJ Flaherty 0-2, M Loughnane 0-1.Referee: J Regan (Cork)

Final

1 September 1940Final Limerick 3-07 - 1-07 Kilkenny Croke Park, Dublin
J Power 1-2, D Stokes 1-0, J Mackey 1-0, M Mackey 0-3, P Clohessy 0-1, T Ryan 0-1,T Leahy 1-1, J Langton 0-2, J Phelan 0-1, J Mulcahy 0-1, J Walsh 0-1, S O'Brien 0-1.Referee: JJ Callanan (Tipperary)

Championship statistics

Top scorers

Overall
RankPlayerCountyTallyTotalMatchesAverage
1 Paddy McMahon Limerick 7-022363.83
2 Ted O'Sullivan Cork 7-002137.00
3 Mick Mackey Limerick 1-111462.33
4 Jackie Power Limerick 3-041362.16
5 Jim Langton Kilkenny 2-061234.00

Sources

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References

  1. "All-Ireland final 1940". Memory Lane Limerick. Retrieved 17 October 2015.