1917 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1917 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 24 June 1917 - 28 October 1917
Teams 12
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Dublin (2nd win)
Captain John Ryan
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Tipperary
Captain Johnny Leahy
Provincial champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 11
Goals total 87 (7.9 per game)
Points total 73 (6.6 per game)
All-Star Team See here

The 1917 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 31st staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 24 June 1917 and ended on 28 October 1917.

Tipperary were the defending champions, however, they were defeated on a 5-4 to 4-2 score line by Dublin in the All-Ireland final.[1]


All-Ireland Championship

Final: (1 match) The winners of the Leinster and Munster championships contested this game. The winner was declared All-Ireland champions.


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Championship statistics[edit]


  • In the Munster semi-final between Tipperary and Clare, the Clare team walk off midway through the match after a dispute. As Tipperary were winning by a sizable margin at the time they were declared the winners.
  • Dublin's defeat of Tipperary in the All-Ireland final is their very first championship victory over the premier county. As of 2014 it remains their only championship victory over Tipperary. It was also Dublin's first All-Ireland win since 1889.


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

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Archived from the original on 5 September 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2011.