1898 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1898 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Tipperary (4th win)
Captain Mikey Maher
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Kilkenny
Captain Ned Hennessy
Provincial champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
All-Star Team See here

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1898 was the twelfth series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Tipperary won the championship, beating Kilkenny 7-13 to 3-10 in the final.[1]


All-Ireland Championship

Semi-final: (1 match) This is a lone game which sees the winners of the Munster championship play Galway who receive a bye to this stage. One team is eliminated while the winning team advances to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the lone semi-final play the winners of the Munster championship.


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Wexford 0-0 – 1-11 Offaly

Kilkenny 4-13 – 1-5 Offaly

Kilkenny 4-12 – 3-2 Dublin

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Cork 6-6 – 0-2 Limerick

Tipperary w.o – scr. Clare

Tipperary 3-0 – 2-3 Cork

Tipperary 1-13 – 1-2 Cork

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Galway 1-3 – 3-14 Tipperary

Tipperary 7-13 – 3-10 Kilkenny
Attendance: c.2,500
Referee: J.J. McCabe (Dublin)

Championship statistics[edit]


  • The Munster final between Cork and Tipperary had to be abandoned due to fading light. Both sides were level at the time and a replay later took place.
  • Mikey Maher of Tipperary became the first player to captain a team to three All-Ireland final victories.


  1. ^ "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Archived from the original on 5 September 2011. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 


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