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1982 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship of 1982 was the 96th staging of Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Kilkenny won the championship, beating Cork 3–18 to 1–13 in the final at Croke Park, Dublin.

1982 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates30 May – 5 September 1982
Teams13
All-Ireland champions
Winning teamKilkenny (22nd win)
CaptainBrian Cody
ManagerPat Henderson
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing teamCork
CaptainJimmy Barry-Murphy
ManagerGerald McCarthy
Provincial champions
MunsterCork
LeinsterKilkenny
UlsterNot Played
ConnachtNot Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played13
Goals total62 (4.76 per game)
Points total385 (29.61 per game)
Player of the YearNoel Skehan
All-Star TeamSee here
1981
1983

Contents

The championshipEdit

Participating countiesEdit

Province County Stadium Most recent success
All-Ireland Provincial
Leinster Dublin Parnell Park 1938 1961
Kilkenny Nowlan Park 1979 1979
Laois O'Moore Park 1915 1949
Offaly O'Connor Park 1981 1981
Westmeath Cusack Park 1937
Wexford Wexford Park 1968 1977
Munster Clare Cusack Park 1914 1932
Cork Páirc Uí Chaoimh 1978 1979
Limerick Gaelic Grounds 1973 1981
Tipperary Semple Stadium 1971 1971
Waterford Walsh Park 1959 1963
Connacht Galway Pearse Stadium 1980 1922
Ulster Antrim Casement Park 1946

FormatEdit

Leinster championshipEdit

Quarter-finals: (2 matches) These are two lone matches between the first four teams drawn from the province of Leinster. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while two teams advance to the semi-finals.

Semi-finals: (2 matches) The winners of the two quarter-finals join two other Leinster teams to make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while two teams advance to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contest this game. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winners advance to the All-Ireland semi-final.

Munster championshipEdit

Quarter-final: (1 match) This is a lone match between the first two teams drawn from the province of Munster. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winners advance to the semi-finals.

Semi-finals: (2 matches) The winners of the lone quarter-final join the other three Munster teams to make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while two teams advance to the final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contest this game. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winners advance directly to the All-Ireland final.

All-Ireland ChampionshipEdit

Quarter-final: (1 match) This is a lone match between Galway and the All-Ireland 'B' champions. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winners advance to the All-Ireland semi-final where they play the Leinster champions.

Semi-final: (1 match) This is a lone match between the winners of the All-Ireland quarter-final and the Leinster champions. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winners advance to the All-Ireland final.

Final: (1 match) The winners of the lone semi-final winners will play the Munster champions in the All-Ireland final.

FixturesEdit

Leinster Senior Hurling championshipEdit

Offaly2–16 – 3–12Wexford
P. Horan (1–7), B. Bermingham (1–0), M. Corrigan (0–2), P. Kirwan (0–2), P. Carroll (0–2), P. Delaney (0–1), J. Flaherty (0–1), J. Kelly (0–1). S. Kinsella (1–3), C. Doran (1–1), M. Quigley (1–1), J. Murphy (0–2), M. Jacob (0–2), G. O'Connor (0–2), N. Buggy (0–1).
Croke Park, Dublin

Westmeath2–12 – 2–11Dublin
M. Ryan (2–6), J. J. Lynch (0–2), M. Cosgrave (0–2), P. Delton (0–1), E. Gallagher (0–1). G. Hayes (0–7), J. Cunningham (1–2), M. Morris (1–1), P. McLoughlin (0–1).
Croke Park, Dublin

Offaly3–14 – 3–14Laois
P. Horan (2–2), J. Flaherty (1–3), P. Carroll (0–3), P. Debney (0–1), A. Fogarty (0–1), J. Kelly (0–1), L. Currams (0–1), B. Bermingham (0–1), M. Corrigan (0–1). H. Bohane (0–5), P. Critchley (1–1), P. J. Cuddy (1–0), M. Cuddy (1–0), C. Jones (0–3), M. Walsh (0–2), M. Brophy (0–2), E. Fennelly (0–1).
Croke Park, Dublin

Kilkenny7–31 – 0–13Westmeath
B. Fitzpatrick (2–7), L. Fennelly (1–4), C. Heffernan (1–3), G. Fennelly (1–3), B. Purcell (0–6), R. Power (1–2), J. Hennessy (1–2), M. Ruth (0–1), T. McCormack (0–1), P. Lennon (0–1), F. Cummins (0–1). M. Cosgrave (0–6), J. J. Lynch (0–2), J. Fitzsimons (0–2), M. Ryan (0–1), D. Kilcoyne (0–1), P. Dalton (0–1).
Croke Park, Dublin

Offaly2-17 – 0-14Laois
P. Horan (2-5), J. Flaherty (0-3), M. Corrigan (0-3), B. Bermingham (0-2), P. Carroll (0-1), A. Fogarty (0-1), L. Currams (0-1), P. Kirwan (0-1). M. Walshe (0–6), M. Brophy (0–3), C. Jones (0–2), P. Critchley (0–1), E. Fennelly (0–1), M. Cuddy (0–1).
Croke Park, Dublin

Kilkenny1–11 – 0–12Offaly
B. Fitzpatrick (0–5), L. Fennelly (1–0), K. Brennan (0–1), M. Ruth (0–1), J. Hennessy (0–1), F. Cummins (0–1), G. Fennelly (0–1), R. Power (0–1). P. Horan (0–3), J. Flaherty (0–3), L. Currams (0–2), M. Corrigan (0–1), P. Kirwan (0–1), P. Delaney (0–1), J. Kelly (0–1).
Croke Park, Dublin

Munster Senior Hurling championshipEdit

Cork1–19 – 2–8Tipperary
T. O'Sullivan (0–7), J. Barry-Murphy (1–3), P. Horgan (0–3), T. Cashman (0–2), T. Crowley (0–2), S. O'Leary (0–1), B. Murphy (0–1). N. O'Dwyer (1–1), M. McGrath (1–0), P. McGrath (0–3), P. Fox (0–1), N. English (0–1), B. Carroll (0–1), B. Ryan (0–1).

Waterford2–14 – 2–13Limerick
P. Curran (1–2), J. Greene (0–5), S. Broon (1–1), E. Nolan (0–2), T. Casey (0–2), P. Bennett (0–1), P. McGrath (0–1). E. Cregan (1–4), J. McKenna (1–1), J. Flanagan (0–4), O. O'Connor (0–2), D. Murray (0–1), M. Grimes (0–1).

Cork3–19 – 2–6Clare
K. Hennessy (2–1), T. O'Sullivan (0–7), S. O'Leary (1–1), J. Fenton (0–2), T. Crowley (0–2), B. Óg Murphy (0–2), T. Cashman (0–2), J. Barry-Murphy (0–1), P. Horgan (0–1). V. Donnellan (1–1), G. McInerney (1–0), J. Callinan (0–2), P. Russell (0–2), S. Fitzpatrick (0–1).

Cork5–31 – 3–6Waterford
S. O'Leary (4–0), T. O'Sullivan (0–12), P. Horgan (0–9), R. Cummins (1–2), J. Barry-Murphy (0–3), E. O'Donoghue (0–3), J. Fenton (0–2). T. Casey (1–2), J. Greene (1–0), M. Whelan (1–0), P. Bennett (0–3), M. Walsh (0–1).

All-Ireland Senior Hurling ChampionshipEdit

Galway6–19 – 3–12Antrim
P. J. Molloy (2–9), N. Lane (2–3), B. Lynskey (1–1), J. Connolly (1–1), P. Murphy (0–3), M. Connolly (0–1), S. Mahon (0–1). P. McFaul (2–2), B. Donnelly (1–3), P. Boyle (0–4), J. McLean (0–1), B. Laverty (0–1), P. McIlhatton (0–1).
Croke Park, Dublin

Kilkenny2–20 – 2–10Galway
R. Power (1–3), B. Fitzpatrick (0–6), K. Brennan (0–4), L. Fennelly (1–0), C. Heffernan (0–3), G. Fennelly (0–3), N. Skehan (0–1). P. J. Molloy (1–2), M. Connolly (1–0), N. Lane (0–3), S. Mahon (0–2), J. Connolly (0–2), S. Linnane (0–1).
Croke Park, Dublin

Kilkenny3–18 – 1–13Cork
C. Heffernan (2–3), B. Fitzpatrick (0–6), G. Fennelly (1–1), R. Power (0–4), L. Fennelly (0–2), J. Hennessy (0–1), K. Brennan (0–1). P. Horgan (0–5), E. O'Donoghue (1–0), R. Cummins (0–3), T. Crowley (0–2),T. O'Sullivan (0–2), T. Cashman (0–1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 59,550
Referee: N. O'Donoghue (Dublin)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Championship statisticsEdit

ScoringEdit

  • Widest winning margin: 39 points
  • Most goals in a match: 9
  • Most points in a match: 44
  • Most goals by one team in a match: 7
  • Most goals scored by a losing team: 3
  • Most points scored by a losing team: 14
    • Laois 0–14 : 2–17 Offaly (Leinster semi-final replay)

OverallEdit

  • Most goals scored – Kilkenny (13)
  • Most goals conceded – Cork (10)

MiscellaneousEdit

  • Cork's 31-point defeat of Waterford in the Munster final is a record which still stands.

Top scorersEdit

SeasonEdit

Rank Player County Tally Total Matches Average
1 Pádraig Horan Offaly 5–17 32 4 8.00
2 Billy Fitzpatrick Kilkenny 2–24 30 4 7.50
3 Tony O'Sullivan Cork 0–28 28 4 7.00
4 P. J. Molloy Galway 3–11 20 2 10.00
5 Christy Heffernan Kilkenny 3–9 18 4 4.50
Pat Horgan Cork 0–18 18 4 4.50
7 Seánie O'Leary Cork 5–2 17 4 4.25
8 Richie Power Kilkenny 2-10 16 4 4.00
9 Liam Fennelly Kilkenny 3-6 15 4 3.75
10 Ger Fennelly Kilkenny 2-8 14 4 3.50

Single gameEdit

Rank Player County Tally Total Opposition
1 P. J. Molloy Galway 2–9 15 Antrim
1 Billy Fitzpatrick Kilkenny 2–7 13 Westmeath
3 Seánie O'Leary Cork 4–0 12 Waterford
Michael Ryan Westmeath 2–6 12 Dublin
Tony O'Sullivan Cork 0–12 12 Waterford
6 Pádraig Horan Offaly 2–5 11 Laois
7 Pádraig Horan Offaly 1–7 10 Wexford
8 Noel Lane Galway 2–3 9 Antrim
Christy Heffernan Kilkenny 2–3 9 Cork
Pat Horgan Cork 0–9 9 Waterford

ReferencesEdit

  • Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
  • Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).

External linksEdit

See alsoEdit