1938–39 National Hurling League

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The 1938–39 National Hurling League was the 12th season of the NHL, an annual hurling competition for the GAA county teams.[1]

1938–39 National Hurling League
League details
DatesOctober 1938 – 30 April 1939
Teams10
League champions
WinnersDublin (2nd win)
CaptainMick Gill, Junior
League runners-up
Runners-upWaterford
CaptainJohn Keane

OverviewEdit

The National Hurling League featured three groups of teams - Group A, Group B and Group C. Waterford remained unbeaten in Group A, after recording three wins and one draw. In Group B Dublin had four wins from their four games. Group C only contained three teams, with Wexford winning both and topping the group. Dublin received a bye into the final, while Waterford defeated Wexford in a lone semi-final. Dublin won the subsequent final.

Division placingsEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts Notes
1 Waterford 4 3 1 0 7 National League runners-up
2 Limerick 4 3 0 1 6
3 Kilkenny 4 2 0 2 4
4 Cork 4 1 1 2 3
5 Clare 4 0 0 4 0

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts Notes
1 Dublin 4 4 0 0 8 National League champions
2 Galway 4 3 0 1 6
3 Laois 4 2 0 2 4
4 Tipperary 4 1 0 3 2
5 Westmeath 4 0 0 4 0

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts Notes
1 Wexford 2 2 0 0 4
2 Offaly 2 1 0 1 2
3 Meath 2 0 0 2 0

ResultsEdit

Knock-out stagesEdit
2 April 1939 Semi-finalWexford3-4 - 5-7WaterfordNew Ross

ReferencesEdit

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