1961 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

1961 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates 16 April 1961 - 3 September 1961
All-Ireland champions
Winning team Tipperary (18th win)
Captain Matt Hassett
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Dublin
Captain Noel Drumgoole
Provincial champions
Munster Tipperary
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship statistics
Top Scorer Jimmy Doyle (2-17)
Player of the Year Liam Devaney
All-Star Team See here

The 1961 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 75th staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 16 April 1961 and ended on 3 September 1961.

Wexford were the defending champions, however, they were defeated in the provincial championship. Tipperary won the title after defeating Dublin by 0-16 to 1-12 in the All-Ireland final.[1]


All-Ireland Championship

Final: (1 match) The two provincial representatives from Leinster and Munster made up the two final teams with the winners being declared All-Ireland champions.


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship

Munster Senior Hurling Championship

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

Championship statistics




  1. "All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Roll of Honour". The GAA website. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
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