Munster senior hurling final stats

July 09, 2012
2012 Munster Senior Hurling
Championship Final

Waterford v Tipperary

When - Sunday July 15th at 4:00pm
Where - Pairc Ui Chaoimh
Referee - Cathal McAllister (Cork)
Stand By Referee - John Sexton (Cork)
Linesman - Diarmuid Kirwan (Cork)
Sideline Official - Jason O'Mahony (Limerick)
Umpires - Bernard Butler, Danny Looney, Timmy Dineen, Denis Crowley (all Cork)

Replay date - Saturday July 21st

Next Round - the winners qualify for the All-Ireland Semi-Final on Sunday August 19th. The loser qualifies for the All-Ireland Quarter-Final on Sunday July 29th.
PRO Contact Details
Tipperary PRO Ger Ryan - [email protected] and 086-8149146
Waterford PRO Emer Barry - [email protected] and 087-9506613

Munster GAA HURLING Senior Championship 2012
Quarter-Final
Sunday May 27th
@ Semple Stadium Thurles Tipperary 2-20 Limerick 1-19

Semi-Finals
Sunday June 17th
@ Semple Stadium Thurles Waterford 2-17 Clare 1-18

Sunday June 24th
@ Pairc Ui Chaoimh Tipperary 1-22 Cork 0-24

Final
Sunday July 15th (Replay date - July 21st)
@ Pairc Ui Chaoimh Waterford v Tipperary @ 4:00pm

For the Record
Waterford
2012 Team Manager Michael Ryan

2011 Championship Performance Defeated Limerick in the Munster semi-final before losing to Tipperary in the Munster Final. Defeated Galway by 2-23 to 2-13 in the All-Ireland Quarter-Final before losing to Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Semi-Final.

Number of Munster Senior Hurling titles 9
Last Munster Senior Hurling Title 2010
Munster Senior Hurling Championship Record since 2000
Played - 25
Won - 14
Lost - 8
Drawn - 3
Last meeting in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship July 10th 2011 - Tipperary 7-19 Waterford 0-19 (Munster Final) at Pairc Ui Chaoimh - Lar Corbett (4-4) and Eoin Kelly (2-6) top scored as Tipperary defeated Waterford in the Munster Final.

Tipperary
2012 Team Manager Declan Ryan
2011 Championship Performance
Defeated Cork, Clare and Waterford to win the Munster Final. Defeated Dublin in the All-Ireland Semi-Final before losing to Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Final.

Number of Munster Senior Hurling titles 39
Last Munster Senior Hurling Title 2011
Munster Senior Hurling Championship Record since 2000
Played - 31
Won - 20
Lost - 8
Drawn - 3

Last meeting in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship July 10th 2011 - Tipperary 7-19 Waterford 0-19 (Munster Final) at Pairc Ui Chaoimh - Lar Corbett (4-4) and Eoin Kelly (2-6) top scored as Tipperary defeated Waterford in the Munster Final.

2012 Munster Senior Hurling Championship Matches played to date
Tipperary 2-20 Limerick 1-19 - May 27th @ Semple Stadium Thurles (Munster Quarter-Final)
Tipperary: B Cummins; D Maher (C O'Brien 48), P Curran, M Cahill; T Stapleton, C O'Mahony, Padraic Maher; J Woodlock (S McGrath 28), B Maher; G Ryan (S Callanan 50), N McGrath, P Bourke; E Kelly (Patrick Maher 42), B O'Meara, J O'Brien (S Bourke 63).
Limerick: N Quaid; S Walsh, R McCarthy, T Condon; W McNamara (T Ryan 68), D O'Grady, G O'Mahoney; P Browne, J Ryan; D Breen, C Allis (B Geary 63), S Dowling; S Tobin (N Moran 65), K Downes (D Hannon 50), G Mulcahy.
Referee: B Kelly (Westmeath)
Waterford 2-17 Clare 1-18 - June 17th @ Semple Stadium Thurles (Munster Semi-Final)
Waterford: S O'Keeffe; A Kearney, L Lawlor, S Daniels; R Foley, M Walsh, K Moran; P Mahony, S Molumphy; M Shanahan, D Prendergast, E Kelly; J Mullane, S Walsh, G O'Brien
Subs: N Connors for Kearney (h.t.), P O'Brien for G O'Brien (49), T Ryan for S Walsh (59), D Twomey for Foley (61), M O'Neill for Kelly (68).
Clare: P Kelly; D O'Donovan, C Dillon, C Cooney; B Bugler, J McInerney, P O'Connor; P Donnellan, N O'Connell; J Conlon, J Clancy E Barrett; P Collins, C Ryan, C McGrath
Subs: L Markham for McInerney (45), F Lynch for Barrett (54), S Morey for O'Connor (59), D Honan for Collins (60), A Cunningham for Ryan (65).
Referee: J McGrath (Westmeath)

Tipperary 1-22 Cork 0-24 - June 24th @ Pairc Ui Chaoimh (Munster Final)

Tipperary: B Cummins; C O'Brien, P Curran, M Cahill; Stapleton, C O'Mahony, Pádraic Maher; B Maher, S McGrath; G Ryan, Patrick Maher, P Bourke; B O'Meara, J O'Brien, N McGrath. Subs: Lar Corbett for G Ryan (34), S Bourke for B O'Meara (55), J Woodlock for B Maher (57), E Kelly for P Bourke (67), D Maher for Stapleton (70).

Cork: A Nash; S O'Neill, B Murphy, C O'Sullivan; T Kenny, E Cadogan, W Egan; D Sweetnam, L McLoughlin; C Lehane, P Cronin, C Naughton; J Coughlan, P O'Sullivan, P Horgan. Subs: C McCarthy for Naughton (46), D Kearney for Sweetnam (50), L O'Farrell for Lehane (62)
Referee: Brian Gavin (Offaly)

2012 Top Scorers - Munster Senior Hurling Championship
Pa Bourke (Tipperary) - 1-19 (0-11 frees, 0-3 65)
Pat Horgan (Cork) - 0-11 (0-9 frees)
Noel McGrath (Tipperary) - 1-7
Shane Dowling (Limerick) - 0-8 (0-4 frees)
Maurice Shanahan (Waterford) - 0-7 (0-5 frees)
Brian O'Meara (Tipperary) - 1-4
Shane Walsh (Waterford) - 1-2
Graham Mulcahy (Limerick) - 1-2
John Conlon (Clare) - 1-2
Nicky O'Connell (Clare) - 0-5 (0-4 frees)
Conor McGrath (Clare) - 0-4
Jamie Coughlan (Cork) 0-3
Paudie O'Sullivan (Cork) 0-3
Eoin Kelly (Waterford) - 1-0 penalty
John Mullane (Waterford) - 0-3
Sean Tobin (Limerick) - 0-3
Colin Ryan (Clare) - 0-3 frees
Jonathon Clancy (Clare) - 0-3
Brendan Maher (Tipperary) - 0-2
Seamus Callanan (Tipperary) - 0-2 (0-1 free)
Kevin Downes (Limerick) - 0-2
Conor Allis (Limerick) - 0-2
Conor Lehane (Cork) 0-2

Gearoid Ryan (Tipperary), Pádraic Maher (Tipperary), Eoin Kelly (Tipperary) (0-1 free), Thomas Stapleton (Tipperary), John O'Brien (Tipperary), Shane Bourke (Tipperary), Shane McGrath (Tipperary), Conor O'Brien (Tipperary), Philip Mahony (Waterford), Stephen Molumphy (Waterford), Seamus Prendergast (Waterford), Gavin O'Brien (Waterford), M O'Neill (Waterford), David Breen (Limerick), Declan Hannon (Limerick), Patrick Kelly (Clare) (0-1 free), Darren Sweetnam (Cork), Pa Cronin (Cork), Daniel Kearney (Cork), Cian McCarthy (Cork), Cathal Naughton (Cork) - 0-1 each
Useful Information

Waterford have qualified for their fourth consecutive Munster Senior Hurling Final - the first time they have achieved this record based on consistency. Cork last qualified for 4 Munster Finals in a row from 2003 to 2006 while Tipperary last decent run of consecutive finals was from 1987 to 1991 when they qualified for 5 finals on the trot. Limerick last achieved this feat from 1973 to 1976 while Clare never qualified for four consecutive finals but did compete in 6 out of 7 finals from 1993 to 1999.

Cork (2000) and Tipperary (2009 and 2011) are the only teams have won three matches in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship en route to winning the Munster title since 2000. A Tipperary victory in the 2012 Munster Final will see them achieve this feat for the third time in four years.

Cork won at least 1 Munster Senior Hurling Championship match from 2003 to 2007. Only Tipperary (2000 to 2002) and Waterford (2002 to 2004, 2009 to 2012) have managed to go 3 or more consecutive years with at least 1 victory within the last decade.

The 2011 Munster Senior Hurling Championship saw an increase in the number of scores per game for the first time in 4 years. The average number of scores per match in 2011 was 43, a significant increase of 9 scores per match on the 2010 Munster Senior Hurling Championship. The highest scoring game yielded 48 scores, the first round victory of Tipperary over Cork by 3-22 to 0-23. The average number of scores in the three matches to date in 2012 is 42.33 scores per game.

Tipperary's Eoin Kelly was the top scorer in the 2011 Munster Senior Hurling Championship, scoring 4-16 (0-10 from frees) in 3 matches. Lar Corbett (Tipperary) was 2nd with 6 goals and 6 points from play including 4-4 in the Munster Final v Waterford. Pauric Mahony (Waterford) was third on the scoring charts with 0-20 (0-16 from frees) in two matches. Seamus Callanan (Tipperary) scored 2-10 from play to finish fourth.

2011 Munster Senior Hurling Championship Final - Tipperary 7-19 Waterford 0-19 - Match Report

Scorers: Tipperary: Lar Corbett 4-4, Eoin Kelly 2-6 (0-3f), Seamus Callanan 1-00, John O'Brien 0-03, Noel McGrath (0-1sl), Pa Bourke 0-2 each, Gearoid Ryan, Shane Bourke 0-1 each
Waterford: Pauric Mahony 0-13 (0-12f), Tony Browne, Shane O'Sullivan, John Mullane , Shane Walsh, Stephen Molumphy, Maurice Shanahan 0-1 each
Tipperary: Brendan Cummins; Paddy Stapleton, Paul Curran, Michael Cahill; John O'Keeffe, Conor O'Mahony, Padraic Maher; Gearóid Ryan, Shane McGrath; Seamus Callanan, Noel McGrath, Patrick Maher; Eoin Kelly (capt), John O'Brien, Lar Corbett.
Subs used: Brendan Maher for O'Keeffe (35+1 mins-half-time, blood sub), Pa Bourke for Callanan (50), Benny Dunne for Ryan (54), Shane Bourke for N McGrath (61), Brendan Maher for Padraic Maher (63), Darren Gleeson for Cummins (64).
Waterford: Clinton Hennessy; Darragh Fives, Jerome Maher, Noel Connors; Tony Browne, Michael Walsh, Kevin Moran; Stephen Molumphy (capt), Richie Foley; Eoin McGrath, Shane O'Sullivan, Pauric Mahony; John Mullane, Shane Walsh, Brian O'Sullivan.
Subs used: Jamie Nagle for Maher (28 mins), Maurice Shanahan for McGrath, Liam Lawlor for Fives, David O'Sullivan for Foley (all half-time), Eoin Kelly for B O'Sullivan (50).
Referee: Brian Gavin (Offaly)


Munster Senior Hurling Championship
Tipperary v Waterford Past Meetings Breakdown

Tipperary and Waterford have met in the Championship at Cork (Cork Athletic Grounds or Pairc Ui Chaoimh) on 14 occasions - Tipperary have won 9 and Waterford 5.

Tipperary and Waterford have met in the Championship at Croke Park on 4 occasions since 2006 with Waterford winning twice (2006 Q-Final, 2008 S-Final) while Tipperary were successful in the 2010 All-Ireland Semi-Final and the 2011 Munster Final
In the last 5 Munster Championship matches between Tipperary and Waterford, the teams have combined to score 29 goals (Tipperary 20, Waterford 9) - an average of 5.8 goals per match with Tipperary averaging 4 goals per match.
The highest score by an individual team in a Tipperary vs. Waterford Munster Senior Hurling Championship match was the 1905 Round 1 match played at Carrick-on-Suir which Tipperary won by 8-21 to 0-4. That was also the highest margin of victory between the teams - a difference of 41 points.

Waterford's highest score in a Munster Championship match came in 1959 when the Decies shocked the hurling world by defeating the defending All-Ireland Champions Tipperary by 9-3 to 3-4 at the Cork Athletic Grounds.
In 27 of the 39 Munster Championship matches played between Tipperary and Waterford, Tipperary have managed to score 3 or more goals. Tipperary have won 22 of these matches.

Munster GAA HURLING Senior Championship Roll Of Honour
Cork (50) - 1890, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1907, 1912, 1915, 1919, 1920, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1939, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1992, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006

Tipperary (39) - 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1913, 1916, 1917, 1922, 1924, 1925, 1930, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1971, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2001, 2008, 2009, 2011

Limerick (18) - 1897, 1910, 1911, 1918, 1921, 1923, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1955, 1973, 1974, 1980, 1981, 1994, 1996

Waterford (9) - 1938, 1948, 1957, 1959, 1963, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010

Clare (6) - 1889, 1914, 1932, 1995, 1997, 1998

Kerry (1) - 1891

Munster GAA HURLING Senior Championship - List of Winning Teams

Visit the Munster GAA web site History section to view the complete list of each winning team since the competition began 1888 - http://munster.gaa.ie/history/sh_teams/

Munster Senior HURLING Cup

No Name - Presented by Munster Council in 1928, new cup presented in 1990


All Ireland GAA HURLING Senior Championship

In the Senior Hurling All Ireland Roll of Honour, Cork are second on the list with 30 titles, 3 behind Kilkenny. Tipperary have won 26 All-Ireland titles. Limerick have 7 titles, their last one in 1973. Clare have won 3 titles in 1914, 1995 and 1997 while Waterford's two titles came in 1948 and 1959. Kerry won the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final in 1891.

Contact Munster GAA PRO Ed Donnelly at [email protected] for more information


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