1891 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

1891 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 20 September 1891 - 28 February 1892
Teams 7
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Kerry (1st win)
Captain John Mahony
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Wexford
Captain Nicholas Daly
Provincial champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Wexford
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 5
Goals total 11 (1.5 per game)
Points total 30 (4.2 per game)
All-Star Team See here

The 1890 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the fifth staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 20 September 1891 and ended on 28 February 1892.

Cork were the defending champions, however, they were defeated in the provincial series. Kerry won the All-Ireland following a 2-3 to 1-5 defeat of Wexford in the final.[1]


A total of seven teams contested the championship.

The Leinster championship was contested by four teams: Dublin (Raparees), Kildare (Maynooth), Laois and Wexford (Crossabeg).

Three counties contested the Munster championship: Cork (Blackrock), Kerry (Ballyduff) and Limerick (Treaty Stones).

There were no provincial championships in either Connacht or Ulster.


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

Munster Senior Hurling Championship

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

Championship statistics



External links


  1. "The Kingdom's First All-Ireland Title - And Sole Hurling Crown". Finbarr Connolly website. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
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