1947 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1947 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates1 June - 7 September 1947
Teams13
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Kilkenny (13th win)
Captain Dan Kennedy
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Cork
Captain Seán Condon
Provincial champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played12
Goals total69 (5.30 per game)
Points total178 (13.69 per game)
Top Scorer Christy Ring (3-15)
All-Star Team See here
1946
1948

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1947 was the 61st series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Kilkenny won the championship, beating Cork 0-14 to 2-7 in the final at Croke Park, Dublin.

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Format

Leinster Championship

Quarter-finals: (2 matches) These were two matches between the first four teams drawn from the province. Two teams were eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advanced to the semi-finals.

Semi-finals: (2 matches) The winners of the two quarter-finals joined the two remaining Leinster teams to make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams were eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advanced to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contested this game. One team was eliminated at this stage while the winning team advanced to the All-Ireland semi-finals.

Munster Championship

Quarter-final: (1 match) This was a single match between the first two teams drawn from the province. One team was eliminated at this stage while the winning team advanced to the semi-finals.

Semi-finals: (2 matches) The winner of the lone quarter-final joined the other three Munster teams to make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams were eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advanced to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contested this game. One team was eliminated at this stage while the winning team advanced to the All-Ireland semi-finals.

All-Ireland Championship

Semi-finals: (2 matches) The two provincial winners were paired on opposite sides with Galway and Antrim making up the four semi-final teams. Two teams were eliminated at this stage while the two winning teams advanced to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contested this game with the winners being declared All-Ireland champions.

Results

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

Wexford 3-12 2-10 Laois
T Russell 1-7, Padge Kehoe 1-3, Doolin 1-0, Murphy 0-2.J Styles 1-1, Ryan 0-4, Dunne 1-0, Baggott 0-3, Cranny 0-1, Aherne 0-1.

Offaly 7-2 2-6 Westmeath
Purcell 3-0, Sheeran 2-0, Parlon 2-0, Burke 0-2,Leonard 1-2, Daly 1-2, Fitzsimons 0-2.

Kilkenny 5-11 3-8 Wexford
P O'Brien 2-2, J Kelly 2-0, J Langton 1-2, S Downey 0-3, T Walton 0-2, J Heffernan 0-1, L Reidy 0-1.T Murphy 2-0, T Russell 0-5, Darcy 1-0, M Heffernan 0-3.

Dublin 5-6 0-3 Offaly
F Cummins 2-0, J Prior 1-0, T Herbert 1-0, J Gargan 1-2, J Kennedy 0-2, A O'Dwyer 0-1, S Óg Ceallacháin 0-1.Dillon 0-1, Walsh 0-1, Sheerin 0-1.

Kilkenny 7-10 3-6 Dublin
T Leahy 3-3, P Lennon 2-0, T Walton 1-2, S Downey 0-4, P O'Brien 1-0, J Heffernan 0-1.M Hassett 0-6, J Prior 1-0, J Kennedy 1-0, F Cummins 1-0.

Munster Senior Hurling Championship

Cork 4-9 0-4 Clare
M O'Riordan 3-1, C Ring 0-6, C Murphy 1-0, P Healy 0-1, J O'Riordan 0-1.Daly 0-1, Murphy 0-1, Solan 0-1, Frost 0-1.

Limerick 6-8 2-3 Tipperary
D Stokes 0-7, T O'Brien 2-0, J Mackey 2-0, D McCarthy 1-1, J Power 1-0.J Coffey 1-0, T Ryan 1-0, J Dwyer 0-3.

Cork 3-10 1-5 Waterford
C Ring 2-7, J Kelly 1-1, D O'Riordan 0-1, J Lynch 0-1,V Baston 0-4, Daly 1-0, Feeney 0-1.

Cork 2-6 2-3 Limerick
J Kelly 1-0, C Ring 1-1, S Condon 0-4, W Murphy 0-1.T O'Brien 1-0, D Stokes 1-3.

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

Kilkenny 2-9 1-11 Galway
T. Walton (0-4), J. Langton (0-4), L. Reidy (1-0), P. O'Brien (1-0), T. Leahy (0-1).J. Gallagher (1-6), H. Gordon (0-2), J. Killeen (0-2), Gardiner (0-1).

Cork 7-10 0-5 Antrim
S Condon 3-5, J Young 2-0, G. O'Riordan 1-1, M O'Riordan 1-0, C Murphy 0-2, J Lynch 0-2.J Cormican 0-1, F Fleming 0-1, McAllister 0-1, J Bateson 0-1, J Mullan 0-1.

Kilkenny 0-14 - 2-7 Cork
T Leahy 0-6, J Langton 0-3, T Walton 0-2, S Downey 0-1, J Mulcahy 0-1, L Reidy 0-1.J Kelly 1-1, S Condon 0-4, M O'Riordan 1-0, J Lynch 0-1, C Ring 0-1.
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 61,510
Referee: P. Purcell (Tipperary)

Championship statistics

Top scorers

Overall
RankPlayerCountyTallyTotal
1 Christy Ring Cork 3-1524
2 Seán Condon Cork 3-1322
3 Mossy O'Riordan Cork 5-0116
Terry Leahy Kilkenny 3-1016
4Tim Russell Wexford 1-1215
5Paddy O'Brien Kilkenny 4-0214
6 Dick Stokes Limerick 1-1013
7 Jim Langton Kilkenny 1-0912
8 Joe Kelly Cork 3-0211
9 Tom Walton Kilkenny 1-1013
In a single game
RankPlayerCountyTallyTotalOpposition
1 Seán Condon Cork 3-0514 Antrim
2 Christy Ring Cork 2-0713 Waterford
3 Terry Leahy Kilkenny 3-0312 Dublin
4 Mossy O'Riordan Cork 3-0110 Clare
Tim Russell Wexford 1-0710 Laois
5Séamus Purcell Offaly 3-009 Westmeath
Josie Gallagher Galway 1-069 Kilkenny
6Paddy O'Brien Kilkenny 2-028 Wexford
7 Dick Stokes Limerick 0-077 Tipperary

Scoring

Debutantes

The following players made their debut in the 1947 championship:

PlayerTeamDateOppositionGame
Joe Kenny Cork June 15 Clare Munster quarter-final

Sources

See also

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