1939–40 National Hurling League

The 1939–40 National Hurling League was the 13th edition of the National Hurling League, which ran from 2 October 1939 until 7 April 1940.

1939–40 National Hurling League
League details
Dates2 October 1939 – 7 April 1940
Teams9
League champions
WinnersCork (3rd win)
CaptainJack Lynch
League runners-up
Runners-upTipperary
CaptainJimmy Maher

The nine participating teams were Clare, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford who were divided into two divisions. Two points awarded for a win and one point awarded for a drawn game..

Cork won the league, beating Tipperary by 8-9 to 6-4 in the final.[1]

National Hurling LeagueEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts Notes
1 Cork 4 4 0 0 8 National League champions
2 Kilkenny 4 3 0 1 6
3 Limerick 4 2 0 2 4
4 Waterford 4 1 0 3 2
5 Clare 4 0 0 4 0

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts Notes
1 Tipperary 3 3 0 0 6 National League runners-up
2 Laois 3 2 0 1 4
3 Galway 3 1 0 3 2
4 Dublin 3 0 0 3 0

Knock-out stageEdit

Final

7 April 1940 Final Cork 8-9 - 6-4 Tipperary Cork Athletic Grounds, Cork

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Hurling League Results 1925-2009". Hogan Stand. Archived from the original on 2010-08-05. Retrieved 18 April 2011.