1923 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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.

1923 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates20 May 1923 - 14 September 1924
All-Ireland champions
Winning teamGalway (1st win)
CaptainMick Kenny
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing teamLimerick
CaptainPaddy McInerney
Provincial champions
ConnachtNot Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played15
Goals total124 (8.2 per game)
Points total68 (4.5 per game)
All-Star TeamSee here

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 ChampionshipEdit

29 April 1923 Quarter-finalOffaly3-1 - 6-3LaoisO'Connor Park

Munster Senior Hurling ChampionshipEdit

24 June 1923 Quarter-finalWaterford0-1 - 13-4CorkFraher Field
15 July 1923 Quarter-finalKerry2-3 - 8-5LimerickTralee Sportsfield
23 September 1923 Semi-finalTipperary11-2 - 4-1ClareThurles Sportsfield
7 October 1923 Semi-finalLimerick4-0 - 2-1CorkThurles Sportsfield

Ulster Senior Hurling ChampionshipEdit

19 August 1923 Quarter-finalMonaghan3-3 - 3-0CavanSt. Tiernach's Park
30 September 1923 Semi-finalMonaghan2-3 - 5-4AntrimSt. Tiernach's Park
14 October 1923 Semi-finalDonegal6-4 - 1-3DerryLifford
6 April 1924 FinalDonegal7-1 - 3-0AntrimSt. Tiernach's Park

All-Ireland Senior Hurling ChampionshipEdit



Championship statisticsEdit


  • 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.


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  • 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.