1967 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship of 1967 was the 81st staging of Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Kilkenny won the championship, beating Tipperary 3-8 to 2-7 in the final at Croke Park, Dublin.

1967 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Championship details
Dates14 May - 3 September 1967
Teams12
All-Ireland champions
Winning teamKilkenny (16th win)
CaptainJim Treacy
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing teamTipperary
CaptainMick Roche
Provincial champions
MunsterTipperary
LeinsterKilkenny
UlsterNot Played
ConnachtNot Played
Championship statistics
No. matches played11
Player of the YearOllie Walsh
All-Star TeamSee here
1966
1968

FormatEdit

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was run on a provincial basis as usual. All games were played on a knockout basis whereby once a team lost they were eliminated from the championship. The format for the All-Ireland series of games ran as follows:

FixturesEdit

Leinster Senior Hurling ChampionshipEdit

Offaly4-8 – 5-10Westmeath
P. Molloy (2-5), J. Flaherty (1-0), B. Barry (1-0), B. Moylan (0-2), T. Dooley (0-1). T. Ring (1-5), M. Flanagan (2-1), J. Walsh (1-1), T. O'Donoghue (1-0), P. Jackson (0-2), L. Jackson (0-1).

Laois5-11 – 3-9Westmeath
C. O'Brien (1-5), M. Mahon (2-1), D. Conroy (1-1), B. Delaney (1-1), J. Lyons (0-2), J. Dooley (0-1). T. Ring (0-6), J. Walsh (1-2), J. Kenry (1-0), M. Fagan (1-0), T. O'Donoghue (0-1).
Referee: P. Johnston (Kilkenny)

Wexford6-10 – 1-6Laois
P. Lynch (2-2), T. Doran (1-2), J. O'Brien (1-2), F. Duff (1-0), B. Wilson (1-0), C. Jacob (0-2), P. Quigley (0-1), R. Shannon (0-1). D. Conroy (1-2), P. Payne (0-2), C. O'Brien (0-1), B. Delaney (0-1).
Referee: P. Johnston (Kilkenny)

Kilkenny6-10 – 1-5Dublin
J. Lynch (4-0), E. Keher (1-7), D. Blanchfield (1-1), J. Bennett (0-1), T. Walsh (0-1). D. Foley (1-1), E. Flynn (0-3), H. Dalton (0-1).
Referee: M. Spain (Offaly)

Kilkenny4-10 – 1-12Wexford
E. Keher (2-5), C. Dunne (1-1), J. Bennett (1-0), T. Walsh (0-2), R. Blanchfield (0-2). P. Lynch (0-7), S. Whelan (1-0), P. Wilson (0-2), J. O'Brien (0-2), D. Quigley (0-1).
Attendance: 25,243
Referee: J. Dowling (Offaly)

Munster Senior Hurling ChampionshipEdit

Waterford3-10 – 1-8Cork
J. Kirwan (1-1), V. Connors (1-1), D. Maho (1-1), F. Walsh (0-4), L. Guinan (0-1), N. Power (0-1), T. Cheasty (0-1). S. Barry (0-5), J. Bennett (1-0), J. O'Halloran (0-1), G. McCarthy (0-1), P. Fitzgerald (0-1).
Referee: S. Moloney (Tipperary)

Clare3-14 – 2-7Limerick
P. Cronin (0-10), M. Kane (1-1), P. McNamara (1-0), T. Ryan (1-0), P. Vaughan (0-2), J. Smyth (0-1). R. Bennis (1-2), P. Murphy (1-1), S. Quaid (0-2), E. Cregan (0-1), E. Grimes (0-1).
Referee: P. Ryan (Tipperary)

Tipperary2-16 – 3-3Waterford
J. McKenna (1-1), S. McLoughlin (1-1), L. Kiely (0-4), D. Nealon (0-3), M. Keating (0-3), M. Roche (0-2), L. Devaney (0-1), T. English (0-1). F. Walsh (1-1), M. Morrissey (1-0), J. Kirwan (1-0), F. Whelan (0-1), T. Hearne (0-1).
Referee: P. Cronin (Cork)

Clare3-13 – 1-11Galway
P. Cronin (1-5), N. Jordan (1-1), M. Keane (1-0), J. Smyth (1-0), N. Pyne (0-2), P. Vaughan (0-2), L. Danaher (0-1), T. Ryan (0-1). P. Fahy (0-7), J. Connolly (1-0), S. Coen (0-1), M. Fox (0-1), P. J. Qualter (0-1), D. Coen (0-1).
Referee: G. Fitzgerald (Limerick)

Tipperary4-12 – 2-6Clare
M. Keating (3-2), J. Flanagan (1-2), D. Nealon (0-4), L. Devaney (0-3), M. Roche (0-1). P. Cronin (1-3), J. Smyth (1-1), N. Jordan (0-1), M. Keane (0-1).
Referee: P. Cronin (Cork)

All-Ireland Senior Hurling ChampionshipEdit

Kilkenny3-8 – 2-7Tipperary
T. Walsh (1-2), P. Moran (1-0), M. Brennan (1-0), E. Keher (0-3), C. Dunne (0-2), R. Blanchfield (0-1). D. Nealon (2-0), Jimmy Doyle (0-5), M. Roche (0-2).
Attendance: 64,241
Referee: M. Hayes (Clare)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kilkenny
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tipperary

Top scorersEdit

SeasonEdit

Rank Player County Tally Total Matches Average
1 Eddie Keher Kilkenny 3-15 24 3 8.00
Pat Cronin Clare 2-18 24 3 8.00
3 Paul Lynch Wexford 2-9 15 2 7.50
4 Michael Keating Tipperary 3-5 14 3 4.66
Tommy Ring Westmeath 1-11 14 2 7.00
6 Donie Nealon Tipperary 2-7 13 3 4.33
7 Jim Lynch Kilkenny 4-0 12 3 4.00
8 Paddy Molloy Offaly 2-5 11 1 11.00
9 Joe Walsh Westmeath 2-3 9 2 4.50
Christy O'Brien Laois 1-6 9 2 4.50

Single gameEdit

Rank Player County Tally Total Opposition
1 Jim Lynch Kilkenny 4-0 12 Dublin
2 Michael Keating Tipperary 3-2 11 Clare
Eddie Keher Kilkenny 2-5 11 Wexford
Paddy Molloy Offaly 2-5 11 Westmeath
5 Eddie Keher Kilkenny 1-7 10 Dublin
Pat Cronin Clare 0-10 10 Tipperary
7 Paul Lynch Wexford 2-2 8 Laois
Tommy Ring Westmeath 1-5 8 Offaly
Christy O'Brien Laois 1-5 8 Westmeath
Pat Cronin Clare 1-5 8 Galway

ReferencesEdit

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

See alsoEdit