2012 Walsh Cup

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2012 Walsh Cup
Tournament details
ProvinceLeinster
Year2012
Winners
Champions Kilkenny (18th win)
Manager Brian Cody
Captain Eoin Larkin
Runners-up
Runners-up Galway
Manager Anthony Cunningham
Captain Fergal Moore
  2011
2013  

The 2012 Walsh Cup is a hurling competition played by the teams of Leinster GAA and a team from Connacht GAA. The competition differs from the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship as it also features further education colleges from both Leinster and Connacht and the winning team does not progress to another tournament at All-Ireland level. The four losers of the first round enter the Walsh Shield. Kilkenny won the Final in Pearse Stadium defeating Galway by 2-20 to 1-14. [1] [2] [3]

Contents

Walsh Cup

First Round
22 January 2012
Quarter Finals
22/29 January 2012
Semi Finals
5 February 2012
Final
12 February 2012
Carlow 0-10 
UCD 2-13   U.C.D. 1-08 
     Galway 6-25 
      Galway 2-19 
Laois 3-13    Laois 0-11 
DIT 2-14   Laois 2-13 
     Dublin 1-14 
      Galway 1-14
Wexford 0-13    Kilkenny 2-20
N.U.I.G.1-11   N.U.I.G.0-12 
     Kilkenny 0-13 
      Kilkenny 1-23 
      Westmeath 1-16 
     Westmeath 2-13   
     Offaly 0-12   
   

First Round

Carlow 0-10 - 2-13 U.C.D.
Carlow I.T., Carlow
Laois 3-13 - 2-14 D.I.T.
Wexford 0-13 - 1-11N.U.I.G.

Quarter Finals

U.C.D. 1-08 - 6-25 Galway
Laois 2-14 - 1-14 Dublin
N.U.I.G.0-12 - 0-13 Kilkenny
Westmeath 2-13 - 0-12 Offaly

Semi Finals

Galway 2-19 - 0-11 Laois
Kilkenny 1-23 - 1-16 Westmeath

Final

Galway 1-14 - 2-20 Kilkenny

Walsh Shield

The Walsh Shield consists of the 4 losing teams from the first round of the Walsh Cup.

Semi FinalsFinal
Carlow 0-15 
D.I.T. 1-15   Offaly 0-22
Wexford 1-15   D.I.T. 1-14
Offaly 2-18 

Semi Finals

Carlow 0-15 - 1-15 D.I.T.
Wexford 1-15 - 2-18 Offaly

Final

D.I.T. 1-14 - 0-22 Offaly

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