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1917 All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

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Teams  12
Captain  John Ryan
Captain  Johnny Leahy
Winning team  Dublin (2nd win)
Losing team  Tipperary
Dates  24 June 1917 - 28 October 1917

The 1917 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 31st staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 24 June 1917 and ended on 28 October 1917.


Tipperary were the defending champions, however, they were defeated on a 5-4 to 4-2 score line by Dublin in the All-Ireland final.


All-Ireland Championship

Final: (1 match) The winners of the Leinster and Munster championships contested this game. The winner was declared All-Ireland champions.


  • In the Munster semi-final between Tipperary and Clare, the Clare team walk off midway through the match after a dispute. As Tipperary were winning by a sizable margin at the time they were declared the winners.
  • Dublin's defeat of Tipperary in the All-Ireland final is their very first championship victory over the premier county. As of 2014 it remains their only championship victory over Tipperary. It was also Dublin's first All-Ireland win since 1889.
  • References

    1917 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Wikipedia

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