All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1966

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1966

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All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1966

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The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship of 1966 was the 80th staging of Ireland's premier hurling knock-out competition. Cork won the championship, beating KIlkenny 3-9 to 1-10 in the final at Croke Park, Dublin.

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Fixtures

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship









Munster Senior Hurling Championship









All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship







Championship statistics

Miscellaneous

  • Tipperary's defeat by Limerick in the first round of the Munster championship was the team's first defeat since the provincial decider of 1963. It also put an end to Tipperary's hopes of capturing a third All-Ireland title in-a-row.
  • Prior to the Munster semi-final between Limerick and Cork there was a minute's silence in memory of Dr. Rogers, Bishop of Killaloe, who died the previous day.
  • In the Leinster semi-final Wexford's Willie Murphy scores a remarkable own-goal for Dublin.


Top scorers

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Single game



References

  • Corry, Eoghan, The GAA Book of Lists (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005).
  • Donegan, Des, The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games (DBA Publications Limited, 2005).
  • Nolan, Pat, Flashbacks: A Half Century of Cork Hurling (The Collins Press, 2000).


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