1951 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

1951 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 6 May 1951 - 2 September 1951
Teams 13
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Tipperary (16th win)
Captain Jimmy Finn
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Wexford
Captain Nicky Rackard
Provincial champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Wexford
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played 13
Goals total 78 (6.0 per game)
Points total 201 (15.4 per game)
Top Scorer Nicky Rackard (9-18)
All-Star Team See here

The 1951 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 65th staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 6 May 1951 and ended on 2 September 1951.

Tipperary were the defending champions, and retained their All-Ireland crown following a 7-7 to 3-9 defeat of Wexford.[1]


Team summaries

Team Colours Most recent success
All-Ireland Provincial League
Clare Saffron and blue 1914 1932 1945-46
Cork Red and white 1946 1947 1947-48
Dublin Navy and blue 1938 1948 1938-39
Galway Maroon and white 1923 1922 1950-51
Kilkenny Black and amber 1947 1950 1932-33
Laois Blue and white 1915 1949
Limerick Green and white 1940 1940 1946-47
Meath Green and gold
Offaly Green, white and gold
Tipperary Blue and gold 1950 1950 1949-50
Waterford Blue and white 1948 1948
Westmeath Maroon and white
Wexford Purple and gold 1910 1918


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

Munster Senior Hurling Championship

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

Championship statistics




External links


  1. "Senior All Ireland Winning Teams". Premier View website. Retrieved 14 April 2014.
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