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All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1974
All Ireland Champions
Winners Kilkenny (19th win)
Captain Nicky Orr
Manager Tommy Maher
Provincial Champions
Munster Limerick
Leinster Kilkenny
Ulster Not Played
Connacht Not Played
Championship Statistics
Player of the Year Pat Henderson
All-Star Team See here
1973
1975

The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship of 1974 was the 88th edition of Ireland’s premier hurling knockout competition. The championship ran from May to September of that year, culminating with the All-Ireland final, held at Croke Park, Dublin on 1 September. The match was contested by Kilkenny and Limerick, with Kilkenny taking the title by 3-19 to 1-13. It was Kilkenny's second All-Ireland title in three years.

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Format

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:

  • The winners of the Munster Championship advanced directly to a lone All-Ireland semi-final.
  • The winners of the Leinster Championship advanced directly to a lone All-Ireland semi-final.
  • Galway, a team who faced no competition in Connacht, played the All-Ireland 'B' champions in a preliminary round before the All-Ireland series of games. The winners of this game advanced to a lone All-Ireland quarter-final meeting with London.
  • There were no representatives from Ulster in the All-Ireland championship.

All-Ireland final

Statistics

1974-09-01
15:15 BST
Kilkenny 3-19 – 1-13 Limerick Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 62,071
Referee: J. Moloney (Tipperary)

MATCH RULES

  • 80 minutes.
  • Replay if scores level.
  • Three named substitutes

References

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

See also


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