1923 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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1923 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 20 May 1923 - 14 September 1924
Teams 16
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Galway (1st win)
Captain Mick Kenny
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Limerick
Captain Paddy McInerney
Provincial champions
Munster Limerick
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Donegal
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 15
Goals total 124 (8.2 per game)
Points total 68 (4.5 per game)
All-Star Team See here

The 1923 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 37th staging of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county hurling tournament. The championship began on 20 May 1923 and ended on 14 September 1924.

The championship was won by Galway who secured the title following a 7-3 to 4-5 defeat of Limerick in the All-Ireland final.[1] This was their first All-Ireland title.

Kilkenny were the defending champions but were defeated by Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final.


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Munster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

Ulster Senior Hurling Championship[edit]

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship[edit]



Championship statistics[edit]


  • Donegal win the Ulster championship for the first time since 1906.
  • The All-Ireland semi-final between Limerick and Donegal marked the first time that players wore numbers on the backs of their jerseys. It is also the first and to date the only championship meeting between the two teams.
  • Galway win the All-Ireland title for the first time in the history of the championship.


  • Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
  • Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).
  • Fullam, Brendan, Captains of the Ash (Wolfhound Press, 2002).


  1. ^ "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Archived from the original on 5 September 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2011.