1928 Railway Cup Hurling Championship

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1928 Railway Cup
Dates 12 February – 17 March 1928
Teams Flag of Connacht.svg Connacht
Flag of Leinster.svg Leinster
Flag of Munster.svg Munster
Champions Flag of Munster.svg Munster (1st title)
Seán Óg Murphy (captain)
Runners-up Flag of Leinster.svg Leinster
Mick Gill (captain)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 2
Goals scored 12 (6 per match)
Points scored 11 (5.5 per match)
1927 (Previous) (Next) 1929

The 1928 Railway Cup Hurling Championship was the second series of the inter-provincial hurling Railway Cup. Two matches were played between 12 February and 17 March 1928. It was contested by Connacht, Leinster and Munster.

Leinster entered the championship as the defending champions.

On 17 March 1928, Munster won the Railway Cup after a 2-02 to 1-02 defeat of Leinster in the final at Croke Park, Dublin. This was their first Railway Cup title.


The teams involved were:

Province Captain
Flag of Connacht.svg Connacht Jim Power
Flag of Leinster.svg Leinster Mick Gill
Flag of Munster.svg Munster Seán Óg Murphy





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