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1974 All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship

The 1974 All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship was the 11th staging of the All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1964.

All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship 1974
All Ireland Champions
WinnersKilkenny (1st win)
CaptainGer Fennelly
All Ireland Runners-up
Runners-upWaterford
CaptainPat McGrath
Provincial Champions
MunsterWaterford
LeinsterKilkenny
UlsterAntrim
ConnachtNot Played
1973
1975

Cork were the defending champions, however, they were defeated by Clare in the Munster semi-final.

On 8 September 1974, Kilkenny won the championship following a 3-8 to 3-7 defeat of Waterford in the All-Ireland final.[1] This was their first All-Ireland title in the under-21 grade.

Championship statisticsEdit

MiscellaneousEdit

  • Waterford win the Munster title for the first time in their history.
  • The All-Ireland final clash between Kilkenny and Waterford is their first ever championship meeting.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "County profile: Kilkenny". Hogan Stand. Archived from the original on 2011-10-14. Retrieved 24 December 2015.