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1916 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

1916 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Tipperary (9th win)
Captain Johnny Leahy
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Kilkenny
Captain Sim Walton
Provincial Champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
All-Star Team See here
1915
1917

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1916 was the 30th series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Tipperary won the championship, beating Kilkenny 5-4 to 3-2 in the final.[1]

Format

All-Ireland Championship

Semi-final: (1 match) This was a lone match which saw the winners of the Munster championship play Galway who received a bye to this stage. One team was eliminated at this stage while the winning team advanced to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the lone semi-final played the winners of the Leinster championship. The winners were declared All-Ireland champions.

Results

Connacht Senior Hurling Championship

3 September 1916
Final
Galway 3-0 – 2-3 Roscommon

1916
Final Replay
Galway 1-4 – 1-0 Roscommon

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

5 November 1916
Final
Kilkenny 11-3 – 2-2 Wexford

Munster Senior Hurling Championship

Final
Tipperary 5-0 – 1-2 Cork

Ulster Senior Hurling Championship

27 August 1916
Final
Antrim 2-6 – 2-2 Down

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

22 October 1916
Semi-final
Tipperary 8-1 – 0-0 Galway

21 January 1917
Final
Tipperary 5-4 – 3-2 Kilkenny

References

Sources

  • Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
  • Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).

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