2001 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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2001 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates15 April - 9 September, 2001
Teams17
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Tipperary (25th win)
Captain Tommy Dunne
Manager Nicky English
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Galway
Captain Liam Hodgins
Manager Noel Lane
Provincial champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Derry
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played19
Top Scorer Colours of Galway.svg Eugene Cloonan (5-25)
Player of the Year Colours of Tipperary.svg Tommy Dunne
All-Star Team See here
2000
2002

The 2001 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 114th staging of Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Tipperary won the championship, beating Galway 2-18 to 2-15 in the final at Croke Park, Dublin.

Contents

Calendar

RoundDate
Leinster Round OneMonday 7 May 2001
Ulster Quarter-FinalTuesday May 15, 2001
Leinster Quarter-FinalSunday 20 May 2001
Munster Quarter-FinalSunday 27 May 2001
Munster Semi-FinalsSunday 3 June 2001
Sunday 10 June 2001
Leinster Semi-FinalsSunday 10 June 2001
Ulster Semi-FinalsSunday 1 July 2001
Munster FinalSunday 1 July 2001
Leinster FinalSunday 8 July 2001
Ulster FinalSunday 15 July 2001
All-Ireland Quarter-FinalsSunday 29 July 2001
All-Ireland Semi-FinalsSunday 12 August 2001
Sunday 19 August 2001
All-Ireland FinalSunday 9 September 2001

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:

Fixtures

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

Wicklow 2-16 5-11 Kildare
J. Keogh (0-8), D. Hyland (1-2), W. O'Gorman (1-0), Michael Moran (0-1), C. O'Brien (0-1), J. Murphy (0-1), M. J. O'Neill (0-1), J. O'Toole (0-1), J. Berkery (0-1).T. Carew (1-8), T. Spain (2-2), J. Dempsey (2-0), J. Brennan (0-1).
Pearse Park, Arklow
Referee: T. McIntyre (Antrim)

Carlow 2-13 0-14 Westmeath
T. Walsh (1-3), J. Kavanagh (1-3), D. Murphy (0-4), D. Roberts (0-1), M. Farrell (0-1), J. Hickey (0-1).A. Mitchell (0-11), B. Kennedy (0-1), N. Gavin (0-1), B. Williams (0-1).
Dr. Cullen Park, Carlow
Referee: J. Sexton (Limerick)

Carlow 1-4 2-17 Laois
D Murphy (1-0), J Nevin (0-1), D Roberts (0-1), T Walsh (0-1), J Kavanagh (0-1).D Conroy (1-2), D Rooney (1-2), D Cuddy (0-4, three frees), O Dowling (0-3), P Phelan (0-2), F O'Sullivan (0-1), J Phelan (0-1), C Cuddy (0-1), J O'Sullivan (0-1).
Dr. Cullen Park, Carlow
Referee: G. Devlin (Armagh)

Kildare 2-24 2-25
(AET)
Meath
T Carew (0-16, 15 frees), C Sheridan (1-1), C Buggy (0-4), A McAndrew (1-0), N O'Callaghan (0-2), J Dempsey (0-1).N Horan (2-15, one penalty and 12 frees), N Reilly (0-2), P Potterton (0-2), F McMahon (0-2), C Keena (0-1), P Donnelly (0-1), T Reilly (0-1, a 65), J Canty (0-1).
Conneff Park, Clane
Referee: S. Roche (Tipperary)

Laois 3-16 1-7 Meath
D. Cuddy (1-5), F. O'Sullivan (0-5), J. Young (1-1), D. Culleton (1-0), D. Rooney (0-2), D. Conroy (0-1), N. Lacey (0-1), J. O'Sullivan (0-1).N. Horan (0-6), N. Reilly (1-0), P. Potterton (0-1).
O'Connor Park, Tullamore
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: D. Kirwan (Cork)

Laois 1-15 2-11 Dublin
D. Cuddy (0-10), P. Cuddy (1-0), D. Conroy (0-2), F. O'Sullivan (0-1), D. Culleton (0-1), D. Rooney (0-1).T. McGrane (0-5), S. Martin (1-1), G. Ennis (1-0), K. Flynn (0-3), D. Sweeney (0-2).
Nowlan Park, Kilkenny
Attendance: 3,250
Referee: G. Harrington (Cork)

Wexford 0-17 0-10 Laois
P. Codd (0-10), R. McCarthy (0-2), D. Ruth (0-1), M. Jordan (0-1), G. Laffan (0-1), B. Goff (0-1), A. Fenlon (0-1).D. Cuddy (0-4), D. Rooney (0-2), J. Young (0-1), J. Phelan (0-1), P. Cuddy (0-1), D. Culleton (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 45,475
Referee: A. Mac Suibhne (Dublin)

Kilkenny 3-21 0-18 Offaly
H. Shefflin (1-6), C. Carter (0-6), E. Brennan (1-2), J. Hoyne (1-0), J. Power (0-2), E. Kennedy (0-2), P. Larkin (0-1), D. J. Carey (0-1), A. Comerford (0-1).J. Dooley (0-9), B. Murphy (0-2), R. Hanniffy (0-2), J. Troy (0-2), G. Hanniffy (0-1), C. Cassidy (0-1), J. Errity (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 45,475
Referee: M. Wadding (Waterford)

Kilkenny 2-19 0-12 Wexford
C. Carter (0-7), B. McEvoy (0-4), H. Shefflin (0-4), D. J. Carey (1-0), E. Brennan (1-0), C. Brennan (0-2), J. Hoyne (0-1), S. Grehan (0-1).P. Codd (0-5), D. Stamp (0-2), L. Murphy (0-1), B. Goff (0-1), T. Kelly (0-1), M. Jordan (0-1), R. Quigley (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 41,146
Referee: P. O'Connor (Limerick)

Munster Senior Hurling Championship

Cork 1-15 1-16 Limerick
J. Deane (0-4), A. Browne (1-3), M. Landers (0-2), S. McGrath (0-2), B. O'Connor (0-2), P. Ryan (0-1), J. O'Connor (0-1), D. O'Sullivan (0-1). (Report) P. O'Grady (0-5), B. Foley (0-4), J. Butler (1-1), O. Moran (0-3), B. Begley (0-3).
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork
Attendance: 37,792
Referee: P. Horan (Offaly)

Tipperary 0-15 0-14 Clare
E. Kelly (0-7), E. Enright (0-2), T. Dunne (0-2), B. O'Meara (0-1), L. Corbett (0-1), D. Ryan (0-1), P. Kelly (0-1). (Report) J. O'Connor (0-7), D. Forde (0-4), S. McMahon (0-3).
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork
Attendance: 42,063
Referee: D. Murphy (Wexford)

Limerick 4-11 2-14 Waterford
P. O'Grady (0-7), B. Begley (2-0), O. Moran (1-1), J. Butler (1-0), J. Foley (0-2), MJ Moran (0-1). (Report) P. Flynn (1-4), K. McGrath (0-4), S. Prendergast (1-0), T. Browne (0-2), D. Shanahan (0-1), F. Hartley (0-1), J. Mullane (0-1), M. White (0-1).
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork
Attendance: 40,673
Referee: P. Horan (Offaly)

Tipperary 2-16 1-17 Limerick
D. Ryan (1-1), L. Corbett (1-1), M. O'Leary (0-3), B. O'Meara (0-2), E. Enright (0-2), T. Dunne (0-2), E. Kelly (0-2), P. Kelly (0-1), E. O'Neill (0-1), J. O'Brien (0-1). (Report) S. O'Connor (1-3), P. O'Grady (0-5), M. Foley (0-2), C. Carey (0-1), M. O'Brien (0-1), J. Foley (0-1), O. Moran (0-1), J. Butler (0-1), B. Begley (0-1), B. Foley (0-1).
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork
Attendance: 43,500
Referee: P. Horan (Offaly)

Ulster Senior Hurling Championship

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New York 2-12 1-16 Down
B. Kennedy (0-6), T. Moylan (1-2), J. Madden (1-0), B. McCabe (0-2), V. Norton (0-1), T. Simms (0-1).T. Coulter (1-4), N. Sands (0-9), M. Coulter (0-2), J. McGrattan (0-1).
Gaelic Park, New York City
Referee: P. O'Connor (Limerick)

Derry 1-24 0-12 London
O. Collins (0-6), G. McGonigle (0-6), J. O'Dwyer (1-2), Gregory Biggs (0-3), Gary Biggs (0-3), M. Collins (0-2), R. Kennedy (0-1), R. McCloskey (0-1).E. Kinlon (0-5), B. Keane (0-3), S. Linnane (0-3), I. Rocks (0-1).
Casement Park, Belfast
Referee: E. Morris (Dublin)

Antrim 1-10 2-14 Down
Graham O'Kane (1-1), Conor MacCambridge (0-4), J. McIntosh (0-1), J. Connolly (0-1), B. McFall (0-1), Ciarán MacCambridge (0-1), A. Delargy (0-1).N. Sands (0-4), P. Braniff (0-4), P. Mallon (1-0), M. Coulter (1-0), T. Coulter (0-3), G. McGrattan (0-1), G. Adair (0-1).
Casement Park, Belfast
Referee: P. Dunphy (Kilkenny)

Derry 1-17 3-10 Down
G. McGonigle (1-8), J. O'Dwyer (0-3), Greg Biggs (0-2), O. Collins (0-2), R. McCloskey (0-1), Gary Biggs (0-1).N. Sands (2-0), T. Coulter (0-5), P. Braniff (0-3), B. Coulter (1-0), G. McGrattan (0-1), G. Adair (0-1).
Casement Park, Belfast
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: P. Aherne (Carlow)

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

Quarter-Finals
July 29
Semi-Finals
August 12 / 18 / 19
Final
September 9
         
* Tipperary
 
Tipperary 1-16 3-12(R)
Wexford 3-10 0-10(R)
Wexford 4-10
Limerick 2-15
Tipperary 2-18
Galway 2-15
* Galway 4-23
* Derry 1-11
Galway 2-15
Kilkenny 1-13
* Kilkenny
 

Note: * = Provincial Champion, (R) = Replay


Wexford 4-10 2-15 Limerick
D. Fitzhenry (2-0), P. Codd (1-2), R. McCarthy (1-0), M. Jordan (0-2), L. Murphy (0-2), L. Dunne (0-1), G. Laffan (0-1), A. Fenlon (0-1), N. Lambert (0-1).P. O'Grady (0-8), B. Foley (2-0), B. Begley (0-2), M. Foley (0-1), C. Carey (0-1), O. Moran (0-1), J. Moran (0-1), D. Reale (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 36,850
Referee: M. Wadding (Waterford))

Galway 4-23 1-11 Derry
E. Cloonan (2-11), K. Broderick (2-3), A. Kerins (0-2), F. Healy (0-2), J. Rabbitte (0-2), R. Nurray (0-1), D. Shaughnessy (0-1), L. Hodgins (0-1). (report) O. Collins (1-1), G. McGonigle (0-3), G. Biggs (0-3), J. O'Dwyer (0-1), D. McGrellis (0-1), R. Kennedy (0-1), M. Conway (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 36,850
Referee: B. Kelly (Westmeath)

Wexford 1-16 3-10 Tipperary
L. O'Gorman (2-0), M. Jordan (0-4), P. Codd (0-4), R. McCarthy (1-0), A. Fenlon (0-2). (report) E. Kelly (0-5), J. Carroll (1-1), M. O'Leary (0-4), T. Dunne (0-2), E. Enright (0-1), B. O'Meara (0-1), M. Ryan (0-1), L. Corbett (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 50,274
Referee: P. O'Connor (Limerick)

Tipperary 3-12 0-10 Wexford
E. Kelly (0-9), E. O'Neill (2-1), J. Carroll (1-0), M. O'Leary (0-2). (report) P. Codd (0-7), L. Murphy (0-1), M. Jordan (0-1), B. Goff (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 39,125
Referee: P. Horan (Offaly)

Galway 2-15 1-13 Kilkenny
E. Cloonan (2-9), K. Broderick (0-2), M. Kerins (0-1), R. Murray (0-1), J. Rabbitte (0-1), B. Higgins (0-1). (report) H. Shefflin (0-9), D. J. Carey (1-1), J. Power (0-2), C. Carter (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 34,801
Referee: P. O'Connor (Limerick)

Tipperary 2-18 - 2-15 Galway
M. O'Leary (2-1), E. Kelly (0-7), T. Dunne (0-5), L. Corbett (0-2), J. Carroll (0-1), D. Ryan (0-1), P. O'Brien (0-1). (report) E. Cloonan (1-5), F. Healy (1-2), K. Broderick (0-5), M. Kerins (0-2), J. Rabbitte (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 68,515
Referee: P. O'Connor (Limerick)
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Championship statistics

Miscellaneous

Top scorers

Season

RankPlayerCountyTallyTotalMatchesAverage
1 Eugene Cloonan Galway 5-2540313.33
2 Eoin Kelly Tipperary 0-303056.00
3 Nicky Horan Meath 2-2127213.50
4 Paul O'Grady Limerick 0-252546.25
5 Paul Codd Wexford 1-212446.00
6 Henry Shefflin Kilkenny 1-192237.33
David Cuddy Laois 1-192237.33
8 Geoffrey McGonigle Derry 1-172036.66
9 Noel Sands Derry 2-131936.66
10 Kevin Broderick Galway 2-101635.33

Single game

RankPlayerCountyTallyTotalOpposition
1 Nicky Horan Meath 2-1521 Kildare
2 Eugene Cloonan Galway 2-1117 Derry
3 Eugene Cloonan Galway 2-915 Kilkenny
4 Geoffrey McGonagle Derry 1-811 Down
5 David Cuddy Laois 0-1010 Dublin
Paul Codd Wexford 0-1010 Laois
6 Henry Shefflin Kilkenny 1-69 Offaly
Johnny Dooley Offaly 0-99 Kilkenny
Kevin Broderick Galway 2-39 Derry
Eoin Kelly Tipperary 0-99 Wexford
Henry Shefflin Kilkenny 0-99 Galway

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