Limerick–Tipperary hurling rivalry

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Limerick–Tipperary
First meeting23 March 1895
Latest meeting1 November 2020
Next meeting8 May 2021
Statistics
Meetings total67
All-time series (SHC only)Tipperary 3325 Limerick
Largest victoryTipperary 10-9 : 2-1 Limerick

The TipperaryLimerick fixture has been one of the biggest clashes in Munster hurling history. This fixture has provided the closest and most exciting matches, including the three game saga in 2007, which Limerick finally won in the third game in extra-time by 3 points. [1]

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History

The rivalry has lasted, due to both teams success in the Munster and All Ireland Senior Championships. Although far behind Tipp and Cork in accolades and achievements, they are never far behind in the rivalries and have even beaten these two teams well on some occasions. Limerick is the third most successful team in Munster hurling. Clare and Waterford coming late onto the scene, Limerick has already won 18 Senior Munster titles and 7 All Ireland senior titles, although just one since 1940 and in recent history (since 1980) they lag behind counties such as Galway, Clare and Offaly. Limerick had a rich history in the early decades of the GAA, but have flattered to deceive in recent times. They have produced some decent hurlers like Mick and John Mackey, Jackie Power, Paddy Scanlon and Ciarán Carey. These two teams have given us great games, the 1973 Munster final and the 3 game saga of 2007 come to mind straight away. As does the 1996 Munster Final, which resulted in 2 memorable games. The present situation is in favour of Tipp, but from 1972 to 1987, Limerick had a hoodoo over Tipp during their famine, which they met four times, including 1981, in which Tipp led by 10 points, Limerick bringing it back to draw and then Limerick won the replay.

Statistics

TeamAll-IrelandProvincialNational LeagueTotal
Limerick 8201240
Tipperary 27421988
Combined356231127

All time results

DateWinnersScoreRunners-upVenueCompetition
1895Tipperary7-8 : 0-2Limerick Kilmallock MSHC Final
1899TipperaryW.O. : ScrLimerick MSHC semi-final
1902LimerickW.O. : ScrTipperary MSHC semi-final
1904Tipperary3-12 : 3-8Limerick Tipperary Town MSHC semi-final
1906Tipperary2-12 : 0-4Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC semi-final
19 November 1911Limerick5-3 : 4-3Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC final
5 July 1914Limerick8-0 : 3-1Tipperary Dungarvan MSHC first round
10 August 1916Tipperary4-4 : 2-4Limerick Dungarvan MSHC semi-final
9 August 1917Tipperary3-4 : 3-4Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC final
7 September 1917Tipperary6-4 : 3-1Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC final replay
7 July 1918Limerick5-2 : 5-2Tipperary Limerick MSHC semi-final
18 August 1918Limerick3-2 : 2-2Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC semi-final replay
8 August 1920Limerick5-7 : 3-3Tipperary Riverstown MSHC semi-final
1922Tipperary2-2 : 2-2Limerick Thurles MSHC final
1922Tipperary4-2 : 1-4Limerick Limerick MSHC final replay
1923Limerick2-3 : 1-0Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC final
5 October 1924Tipperary3-1 : 2-2Limerick Dungarvan MSHC final
22 August 1926Tipperary6-5 : 4-6Limerick Dungarvan MSHC semi-final
3 July 1927Limerick3-4 : 3-1Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC first round
3 June 1928Tipperary4-2 : 2-6Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC first round
10 May 1931Tipperary3-4 : 0-2Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC first round
29 May 1932Limerick4-2 : 1-5Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC first round
11 August 1935Limerick5-5 : 1-4Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC final
2 August 1936Limerick8-5 : 4-6Tipperary Thurles MSHC final
25 July 1937Tipperary6-3 : 4-3Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC final
21 May 1939Limerick3-3 : 2-0Tipperary Thurles MSHC first round
15 July 1945Tipperary4-3 : 2-6Limerick Thurles MSHC final
16 May 1946Limerick3-5 : 2-2Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC semi-final
22 June 1947Limerick6-8 : 2-3Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC semi-final
27 June 1948Limerick8-4 : 6-4Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC first round
17 July 1949Tipperary1-16 : 2-10Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC final
18 June 1950Tipperary4-8 : 0-8Limerick Limerick MSHC first round
8 July 1951Tipperary3-8 : 1-6Limerick Thurles MSHC semi-final
1 June 1958Tipperary2-10 : 1-5Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC first round
25 June 1959Tipperary2-9 : 1-7Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC first round
3 July 1960Tipperary10-9 : 2-1Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC first round
1 July 1962Tipperary3-12 : 4-9Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC semi-final
22 July 1962Tipperary5-13 : 2-4Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC semi-final replay
5 June 1966Limerick4-12 : 2-9Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC first round
22 June 1969Tipperary0-14 : 2-5Limerick Cork Athletic Grounds MSHC semi-final
25 July 1971Tipperary4-16 : 3-18Limerick Fitzgerald Stadium MSHC final
29 July 1973Limerick6-7 : 2-18Tipperary Semple Stadium MSHC final
6 July 1975Limerick2-16 : 3-13Tipperary Semple Stadium MSHC semi-final
20 July 1975Limerick2-16 : 3-13Tipperary Limerick MSHC semi-final replay
11 June 1978Limerick1-14 : 0-9Tipperary Páirc Uí Chaoimh MSHC first round
7 June 1981Limerick4-10 : 3-13Tipperary Semple Stadium MSHC semi-final
21 June 1981Limerick3-17 : 2-12Tipperary Limerick MSHC semi-final replay
5 June 1988Tipperary0-15 : 0-8Limerick Páirc Uí Chaoimh MSHC semi-final
11 June 1989Tipperary4-18 : 2-11Limerick Páirc Uí Chaoimh MSHC semi-final
10 June 1990Tipperary2-20 : 1-17Limerick Gaelic Grounds MSHC semi-final
9 June 1991Tipperary2-18 : 0-10Limerick Semple Stadium MSHC semi-final
21 May 1995Limerick0-16 : 0-15Tipperary Páirc Uí Chaoimh MSHC semi-final
7 July 1996Limerick0-19 : 1-16Tipperary Gaelic Grounds MSHC final
14 July 1996Limerick4-7 : 0-16Tipperary Páirc Uí Chaoimh MSHC final replay
15 June 1997Tipperary1-20 : 0-13Limerick Semple Stadium MSHC semi-final
1 July 2001Tipperary2-16 : 1-17Limerick Páirc Uí Chaoimh MSHC final
2 June 2002Tipperary1-20 : 1-13Limerick Páirc Uí Chaoimh MSHC semi-final
26 June 2004Tipperary3-10 : 2-12Limerick Gaelic Grounds AISHC qualifier round 1
15 May 2005Tipperary2-14 : 2-14Limerick Semple Stadium MSHC first round
21 May 2005Tipperary2-13 : 0-18Limerick Gaelic Grounds MSHC first round replay
14 May 2006Tipperary0-22 : 2-12Limerick Semple Stadium MSHC first round
10 June 2007Limerick1-19 : 1-19Tipperary Gaelic Grounds MSHC semi-final
16 June 2007Limerick1-24 : 2-21Tipperary Semple Stadium MSHC semi-final replay
24 June 2007Limerick0-22 : 2-13Tipperary Gaelic Grounds MSHC semi-final replay replay
16 August 2009Tipperary6-19 : 2-7Limerick Croke Park AISHC semi-final
27 May 2012Tipperary2-20 : 1-19Limerick Semple Stadium MSHC quarter-final
9 June 2013Limerick1-18 : 1-15Tipperary Gaelic Grounds MSHC semi-final
1 June 2014Limerick2-18 : 2-16Tipperary Semple Stadium MSHC semi-final
21 June 2015Tipperary4-23 : 1-16Limerick Gaelic Grounds MSHC semi-final
19 June 2016Tipperary3-12 : 1-16Limerick Semple Stadium MSHC semi-final
20 May 2018Limerick1-23 : 2-14Tipperary Gaelic Grounds MSHC group stage
16 June 2019Tipperary1-22 : 0-21Limerick Semple Stadium MSHC group stage
30 June 2019Limerick2-26 : 2-14Tipperary Gaelic Grounds MSHC final
1 November 2020Limerick3-23 : 2-17Tipperary Páirc Uí Chaoimh MSHC semi-final

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References

  1. Tipperary fend off Limerick Challenge. The Irish Times. Accessed November 1, 2012.

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