Cast of Gold

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Medallists – pre 20th Century

Italics – Last survivor

TIPPERARY 1887 –

Martin McNamara
Matty Maher
Tom Maher
Tom Burke
Jer Dwyer
Ned Murphy
Ned Bowe
Jer Ryan
Tom Healy
Pat Leahy
Jim Dwyer
John Mockler
Jim Stapleton capt.
Andy Maher
Tom Stapleton
Pat Lambe
Dan Ryan

Jack Dunne
John Leamy
Mick Carroll
Tom Carroll


DUBLIN 1889 –

Nicholas O’Shea capt.
Frank Coughlan
Thomas Butler
John Lambe
Dan Kerwick
J.D. O’Byrne
Thomas McKenna

W.J. Spain
James Harper
Charles Hackett
Thomas Maher

John Bishop
Thomas Belton

Patrick Ryan
J. Cahill
Ned Gilligan
Fred Palmer
Sil Riordan
Patrick O’Shea
Patrick Riordan
Michael Madigan

CORK – The First Golden Era

1890 1892 1893 1894
Jer Hinchion Johnny Kenneally Jer Norberg TWO
Dan Lane capt. Mick Casserly John ‘Curtis’ Murphy capt. Jim Kelleher
John Buckley James Keegan Pat O’Keeffe
Stephen Hayes capt.
Dan Looney John Leahy James Delea TWO
Dan Linehan Billy O’Callaghan capt. Willie John O’Connell TWO
Michael Horgan Mickey Sheehan Michael Cronin
TWO
Tom Twomey
Con O’Callaghan
Jack Cullinane TWO
Thady O’Connor
Denis O’Halloran Pat Flaherty John Kidney
John Kelleher Tom Irwin David Hayes TWO
James Reilly
John O’Connor TWO THREE
Tim Kelleher Dinny Scannell TWO Dan Coughlan
Dan Drew TWO Michael Murphy
TWO
Pat O’Riordan Willie O’Connor Pat Coughlan
TWO
Tom Goode John Cashman TWO THREE
Pat Buckley TWO Jim Young
TWO
Dan O’Sullivan Denis Coughlan Steve Hegarty TWO
Denis Horgan
James Conway John O’Leary
TWO
Jer O’Sullivan
John Linehan
Paddy O’Riordan
Ned Reilly

TOTAL – 54

KERRY 1891

TIPPERARY 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899, 1900

Johnny Walsh 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899, 1900
Mikey Maher
capt.* 1895*,1896*,1898*,1899, 1900
Denis Walsh 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899, [1916]

Jack Maher 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899
Phil Byrne 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899
Ned Maher
1895, 1896, 1898, 1900

Johnny Connolly 1895, 1896, 1898
Ned Brennan 1895, 1896, 1898
Bill Devane 1895, 1896, 1898

Thady Flanagan 1895, 1896
Jim Flanagan
1895, 1896
John Maher 1895, 1898

Bill Kerwick 1895
Peter Maher 1895
Fergus Moriarty 1895
Jim Gleeson 1895
Paddy Riordan 1895, 1906

Tommy Ryan 1896, 1898, 1899, 1900
Tim Condon
1896, 1898, 1899 capt.
Mike Wall 1896, 1899, 1900

E.D. Ryan
1896, 1898

Paddy Doherty 1896
Phil Scanlan 1896

Jim O’Keeffe 1898, 1899
Watty Dunne
1898, 1899
John Ryan 1898, 1899
Dick O’Keeffe 1898, 1899

Jack Gleeson 1899, 1900, [1906, 1908]
Joe O’Keeffe 1899, 1900, [1906, 1908]
‘Big Bill’ Gleeson 1899, 1900
‘Little Bill’ Gleeson 1899, 1900

Jack Flanagan 1899

Tom Semple 1900, [1906, 1908]
Tom Allen 1900, [1906]
Paddy Maher 1900, [1906]
Ned Hayes
capt. 1900
Paddy Hayes 1900
Matt Purcell 1900
Matty Ryan 1900
Billy Maher
1900

TOTAL – 40

LIMERICK 1897

These rolls of 19th Century All-Ireland Hurling medallists are cross-referenced from a variety of sources, but inconsistencies remain.

Allowing for uncertainties, the total number of laureates on the field of play from the 13 championships 1887-1900 is : 175

TIPPERARY 61
CORK 54
KERRY 22
DUBLIN 21
LIMERICK 17
FIVE-TIME MEDALLISTS TWO Mikey Maher, Johnny Walsh – Tipperary
FOUR-TIME MEDALLISTS FIVE Denis Walsh, Jack Maher, Phil Byrne, Ned Maher, Tommy Ryan – Tipperary
THREE-TIME MEDALLISTS SEVEN John Cashman, John O’Connor – Cork; Johnny Connolly, Ned Brennan,
Bill Devane, Tim Condon, Mike Wall – Tipperary
TWICE MEDALLISTS 26 14 Cork, 12 Tipperary
SINGLE MEDAL WINNERS
135 38 Cork, 37 Tipperary, 22 Kerry, 21 Dublin, 17 Limerick

20th Century

LONDON 1901

  • Jack Coughlan capt. [Tulla, CLARE]
  • Paddy King [Tulla, CLARE]
  • Paddy Crowe [CORK]
  • James Fitzgerald [Herbertstown, LIMERICK]
  • J(erry) O’Brien [Bodyke, CLARE]
  • Tom Barry [Glanworth, CORK]
  • Jim Barry [CORK]
  • Jer O’Connell [Aghabullogue, CORK]
  • John King [Tulla, CLARE]
  • Dan Horgan [Aghabullogue, CORK]
  • Mick Horgan [CORK]
  • Seamus (Tim) Lynch [Inniscarra, CORK]
  • Tim Doody [Tournafulla, LIMERICK]
  • Mick McMahon [TIPPERARY]
  • Ned Barrett [Ballyduff, KERRY]
  • J. Crowley [CORK]
  • Jer Kelleher [CORK]

CORK 1902, 1903

Jamesy Kelleher 1902 capt, 1903
Jerry Desmond
1902, 1903
Tom Coughlan 1902, 1903
Steva Riordan 1902, 1903 capt.
Dave McGrath
1902, 1903
Denis O’Keeffe 1902, 1903
Willie O’Neill 1902, 1903
Jer O’Leary 1902, 1903

William Daly 1902 ↓
Walter Parfrey

Maurice Shea
Tom Mahony
William Fitzgibbon
Johnny Daly
Pat Leahy

Jackie Shea
Jim Ronayne

Lar Flaherty 1903 ↓
Jerh Coughlan
Dinny Kidney
Billy Mackesy

Bill Hennessy
Pat O’Sullivan
Michael O’Leary
Andy Buckley

D(an) Buckley

THE FIRST GREAT KILKENNY DYNASTY


1904 1905 1907 1909 1911 1912 1913
Jack Rochford ONE
TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX
SEVEN
Dick ‘Drug’ Walsh ONE
TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN
Sim Walton ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE^ SIX^ SEVEN
Dick Doyle ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN
Paddy Lanigan ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX
Eddie Doyle ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX
Jimmy Kelly ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX
Dan Kennedy ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX
Mick Doyle ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE
Dick Doherty ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE
Matt Gargan ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE
Jack Keoghan ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE
Dick Grace* ONE TWO THREE FOUR
J.J. Brennan ONE TWO THREE FOUR
John T Power ONE TWO THREE FOUR
Dan Stapleton ONE TWO^ THREE
Jack Anthony ONE TWO THREE
Dan Grace ONE TWO THREE
Pierce Grace ONE TWO THREE
Martin Lalor ONE TWO
Jim Lalor ONE TWO
Jack Hoyne ONE TWO
Tom Kenny ONE TWO
Tom McCormack ONE TWO
Pat ‘Fox’ Maher ONE
Paddy Saunders ONE
Jer Doheny ONE^
Pat Fielding ONE
Dick Brennan ONE
Jim Dunne ONE
Ned Teehan ONE
Tom Murphy ONE
Bill Hennebry ONE
Joe Delahunty ONE
Jim Dunphy ONE
Mick Shortall ONE
Jim Ryan ONE
Jack Lennon ONE
Total – 38
* Won 5th title in 1922
^ Captain; D Walsh thrice

TIPPERARY 1906, 1908

Hugh Shelly 1906, 1908, [1916]
Jim ‘Hawk’ O’Brien 1906, 1908
Paddy Burke
1906, 1908
Martin O’Brien
1906, 1908
Tom Kerwick
1906, 1908
Paddy Brolan
1906, 1908
Jack Mockler
1906, 1908
Tom Kenna 1906, 1908
Tim Gleeson
1906, 1908
Jimmy Burke 1906, 1908

Jer Hayes 1906

+ Two from 1899/1900 and Three from 1900

Joe Moloughney 1908
Pat FitzGerald
1908
Tony Carew 1908
Jack Mooney 1908
Michael O’Dwyer
1908
John FitzGerald 1908
William Harris* 1908
Bob Mockler* 1908, [Dublin 1917, 1920, 1924]

+ Two* from 1899/1900 and One from 1900 (T Semple, twice capt.)

* Played only in Draw

WEXFORD 1910

Dick Doyle capt.
Pat Roche
Mike Cummins
Andy Kehoe
Bill McHugh
Jim Shortle

Paddy Mackey
Sim Donohue
Pat Corcoran
Mick Neville
Michael Parker
James Mythen
Dick Fortune
Sean Kennedy
William Devereux
James Fortune
Dave Kavanagh

Therefore the number of All-Ireland Hurling medallists on the field of play from the 26 Championships pre WW1 is : 293

TIPPERARY 81
CORK 80
KILKENNY 38
KERRY 22
DUBLIN 21
LIMERICK 17
LONDON 17
WEXFORD 17
SEVEN-TIME MEDALLISTS FOUR Jack Rochford, Drug Walsh, Dick Doyle, Sim Walton – Kilkenny
SIX-TIME MEDALLISTS FOUR Paddy Lanigan, Eddie Doyle, Jimmy Kelly, Dan Kennedy – Kilkenny
FIVE-TIME MEDALLISTS SIX Mikey Maher, Johnny Walsh – Tipperary; Mick Doyle, Dick Doherty,
Matt Gargan, Jack Keoghan – Kilkenny
FOUR-TIME MEDALLISTS TEN Denis Walsh, Jack Maher, Phil Byrne, Ned Maher, Tommy Ryan, Jack Gleeson,
Joe O’Keeffe – Tipperary; Dick Grace, J.J. Brennan, John T. Power – Kilkenny
THREE-TIME MEDALLISTS 12 6 Tipperary, 4 Kilkenny, 2 Cork
TWICE MEDALLISTS 49 22 Tipperary, 22 Cork, 5 Kilkenny
SINGLE MEDAL WINNERS 208 56 Cork, 44 Tipperary, 22 Kerry, 21 Dublin, 17 Limerick, Wexford, London,
14 Kilkenny

20th C continued

CLARE 1914

Paddy ‘Fowler’ McInerney
Joe Power
Mick Flanagan
Ned Grace
Tom McGrath
Amby Power capt.
Jack Shalloo
Bob Doherty
Willie Considine
Jim Spellissy
Martin Moloney
John Fox
Brendan Considine
Jim Clancy

Jim Guerin

John Rogers
Pat Moloney

LAOIS 1915

Paddy Ryan
Jack Walsh
Joe Dunphy
Joe Carroll
Tom Finlay
Bob O’Keeffe
Jack Daly
Ned McEvoy
Jack Finlay capt.
Paddy Campion
Jack Phelan
Jim Carroll
Jack Carroll
Jack Hiney
Joe Phelan
Jim Kelly-Sheridan

TIPPERARY 1916

Tom Dwan
Denis Walsh [+ 4 Above]
Hugh Shelly [+ 2 Above]
Arthur O’Donnell [+ 1925]
Tommy Shanahan
Jack Power [+ 1925]
Darby Collison
Willie O’Dwyer (Boherlahan)
Joe Fitzpatrick
Johnny Leahy capt. [+ 1925]
Jimmy Murphy
Jack Doherty
Willie (L) O’Dwyer
Paddy Leahy [+ 1925]
Dick Walsh

THE DUBLIN ERA

1917 1920 1924 1927
Tommy Daly TWO THREE FOUR
Bob Mockler¹ TWO capt. THREE
Martin Hayes TWO THREE
John Ryan capt.
TWO Joe Bannon TWO
Joe Phelan² TWO Mick Gill° TWO capt.
Tommy Moore TWO Dinny O’Neill capt. TWO
James Cleary TWO Garrett Howard TWO
Frank Burke TWO Tom Barry TWO
Mick Neville TWO Tom Finlay²
Sean Hyde Jim ‘Builder’ Walsh TWO THREE
Hugh Burke Bob Doherty³ TWO Tom O’Rourke
Charlie Stuart Ned Tobin TWO
Sean O’Donovan John Joe Callanan^ Bill Small Matty Power*
Martin Hackett Jim Clune Tommy Kelly Paddy McInerney³
Pat Kennefick Tom Hayes Mick Holland Jack Gleeson
Brendan Considine³ Billy Banim Bill Phelan
Pat Aylward< Ned Fahy
Total – 39
¹ – Also Tipperary 1908
² – Also Laois 1915
³ – Also Clare 1914
^ – Also Tipperary 1930
° – Also Galway 1923
” – Also Limerick ’21,’34,’36
< – Also Kilkenny 1922
* – Also Kilkenny ’22,’32,’33,’35

LIMERICK 1918 1921

CORK 1919

Ned Grey
Jimmy ‘Major’ Kennedy
capt.
Paddy O’Halloran
Frank Kelleher
Sean Og Murphy [+ 1926, ’28]
Connie Sheehan

Jim Hassett
Tim Nagle
John O’Keeffe

Paddy ‘Balty’ Aherne [+ 1926, ’28, ’29, ’31]
Dannix Ring
Con Lucey
Dick O’Gorman
Mick Murphy [+ 1926]
John Barry-Murphy

Total number of medallists in 34 Championships 1887-1921 : 392

SEVENTY-YEAR SPAN AS ALL-IRELAND MEDALLIST

MARTIN WHITE KILKENNY SEP 4 1932 OCT 12 2011 79 YRS 38 DAYS
DAN RYAN TIPPERARY APR 1 1888 DEC 31 1966 78 YRS 274 DAYS
JIM POWER GALWAY SEP 14 1924 MAY 21 1998 73 YRS 249 DAYS
JOHN T POWER KILKENNY JUN 21 1908 FEB 1 1982 73 YRS 225 DAYS
TONY HERBERT LIMERICK SEP 1 1940 MAR 6 2014 73 YRS 186 DAYS
TOMMY COOKE LIMERICK SEP 1 1940 FEB 13 2014 73 YRS 165 DAYS
JIMMY ‘BUTLER’ COFFEY TIPPERARY SEP 5 1937 DEC 29 2010 73 YRS 115 DAYS
LAR FLAHERTY CORK NOV 12 1905 JAN 5 1979 73 YRS 54 DAYS
P ‘FOWLER’ McINERNEY CLARE OCT 18 1914 JAN 15 1987 72 YRS 89 DAYS
GARRETT HOWARD LIMERICK MAR 4 1923 JAN 20 1995 71 YRS 322 DAYS
MICK NEVILLE WEXFORD NOV 20 1910 DEC 26 1981 71 YRS 36 DAYS
E.D. RYAN TIPPERARY MAR 27 1898 FEB 18 1969 70 YRS 328 DAYS
FRANK BURKE DUBLIN OCT 28 1917 DEC 28 1987 70 YRS 61 DAYS

KILKENNY 1922

Mark McDonald
Jim Tobin

Thomas Carroll

Wattie Dunphy capt.
Eddie Dunphy
John Holohan
Dick Grace [+4 Above]
Pat Aylward
[+1924]
William Kenny

Patrick Glendon

Matty Power
[+’27,’32,’33,’35]
Martin Lawlor
John Roberts
Pat Donoghue
Dick Tobin

GALWAY 1923

Junior Mahoney
Tom Fleming
Jim Power
Mick Dervan

Ned Gilmartin
Mick Gill [1924, 1927]
Staff Garvey
Jimmy Morris
Ignatius Harney
Dick Morrissey

Martin King

Andy Kelly

Leonard McGrath
Mick Kenny
capt.
Bernie Gibbs

TIPPERARY 1925

Arthur O’Donnell*
Martin Mockler
John Joe Hayes
Johnny Leahy* capt.
Jack Power*
Stephen Hackett
Mick Darcy
Tom Duffy

Paddy Leahy*
Phil Cahill^
Willie Ryan
Paddy O’Dwyer

Martin Kennedy^
Paddy Power
Jack Darcy
Stephen Kenny

* Also 1916
^ Also 1930

CORK – THE SECOND GOLDEN ERA

1926 1928 1929 1931
John Coughlan
TWO
Sean Og Murphy capt. THREE* capt. Paddy ‘Fox’ Collins TWO
Edward O’Connell TWO THREE FOUR
Paddy Delea
TWO THREE FOUR
Maurice Murphy Mick Leahy Johnny Kenneally Willie Clancy
Jim O’Regan TWO THREE FOUR
J. Kearney Morgan Madden
TWO THREE
Eudie Coughlan TWO THREE FOUR capt.
Jim Hurley TWO THREE FOUR
Mick ‘Gah’ Aherne
TWO THREE FOUR
Mattie Murphy Peter O’Grady TWO THREE
Paddy ‘Balty’ Aherne THREE* FOUR FIVE
Mick Murphy* Tom Barry TWO THREE
Bill Higgins Miah Burke
TWO  
Dinny Barry-Murphy TWO THREE capt. FOUR
Mick O’Connell TWO THREE
Donal McCarthy George Garrett
Total – 26
* Also 1919

TIPPERARY 1930

Tommy O’Meara
Mick Cronin
Jimmy Lanigan [+ 1937]
Mick Ryan
Paul McKenna

Jimmy Harney
John J Callanan capt. [+ Dublin 1920]
Tommy Leahy

Phil Purcell
John Maher [+ 1937, 1945]
Tommy Butler
Phil Cahill [+1925]
Jimmy O’Loughlin
Martin Kennedy [+1925]
Tommy Treacy [+1937]
James Heaney

1887 – 1931 : 44 Championships

Total number of Medallists on the field of play :

480

SEVEN-TIME MEDALLISTS FOUR Jack Rochford, Drug Walsh, Dick Doyle, Sim Walton – Kilkenny
SIX-TIME MEDALLISTS FOUR Paddy Lanigan, Eddie Doyle, Jimmy Kelly, Dan Kennedy – Kilkenny
FIVE-TIME MEDALLISTS NINE Mikey Maher, Johnny Walsh, Denis Walsh – Tipperary; Mick Doyle,
Dick Doherty, Matt Gargan, Jack Keoghan, Dick Grace – Kilkenny; Paddy
‘Balty’ Aherne – Cork
FOUR-TIME MEDALLISTS 17 7 Cork, 6 Tipperary, 2 Kilkenny, 1 Dublin, 1 Dublin/Tipperary
THREE-TIME MEDALLISTS 24 7 Tipperary, 7 Cork, 4 Kilkenny, 2 Dublin, 1 Dublin/Laois, Dublin/Clare,
Dublin/Galway, Dublin/Limerick
TWICE MEDALLISTS 83 27 Tipperary, 26 Cork, 10 Limerick, 9 Dublin, 5 Kilkenny, 2 Dublin/Kilkenny,
Dublin/Clare, 1 Dublin/Tipp, Dublin/Laois
SINGLE MEDAL WINNERS 339 77 Cork, 75 Tipperary, 37 Dublin, 26 Kilkenny, Limerick, 22 Kerry,
17 Wexford, London, 14 Galway, Clare, Laois
TITLES
TIPPERARY 120 11
CORK 118 11
DUBLIN 60 5
KILKENNY 52 8
LIMERICK 37 3
KERRY 22 1
LONDON 17
WEXFORD 17
CLARE 17
LAOIS 16
GALWAY 15
Kilkenny 1932 1933 1935 1939
Jim Dermody (2)
Paddy Larkin (2) (3) (4)
Peter O’Reilly (2) (3) Paddy Grace
Jack Carroll John Fitzpatrick Peter Blanchfield (2)
Paddy Phelan
(2) (3) (4)
Podge Byrne (2) (3) Bobby Hinks
Eddie Doyle
(2) capt. Locky Byrne Billy Burke
Eddie Byrne (2) (3) Jimmy Kelly
Lory Meagher
(2) (3) capt. Jim Langton
Jimmy Walsh capt.
(2) (3) (4) capt.
Martin Power (2) Larry Duggan Terry Leahy
Tommy Leahy (2) (3) Jack Gargan
Dan Dunne Johnny Dunne (2) Jack Mulcahy
Martin White (2) (3) Seanie O’Brien
Matty Power (3) (4) (5) Jimmy Phelan
Jack Duggan (2) Bobby Brannigan
Jimmy O’Connell (2) (3)

LIMERICK 1934 1936 1940

TIPPERARY 1937 – Tom Butler, Denis O’Gorman, Ger Cornally, Jimmy Lanigan capt. (2), Johnny Ryan, John Maher (2), Willie Wall, Jimmy Cooney, Jack Gleeson, Jimmy ‘Butler’ Coffey, Tommy Treacy (2), Tommy Doyle, Bill O’Donnell, Denis Murphy, Paddy ‘Sweeper’ Ryan, Dan Mackey, Tom Kennedy

DUBLIN 1938 – Mick Daniels, Christy Forde, Tom Teehan, Mick Butler, Charlie McMahon, Mick Gill, Jnr., Phil Farrell, Jim Byrne, Harry Gray, Robbie Ryan, Mossy McDonnell, Pat Doody, Mick Brophy, Mick Flynn, Willie Loughnane, Jimmy Gilmartin

1887 – 1940 : 53 Championships

Medallists : 568

SEVEN SIX FIVE FOUR THREE TWO ONE
Jack Rochford Paddy Lanigan Mikey Maher Jack Maher T
N T
Drug Walsh Eddie Doyle Johnny Walsh Phil Byrne
H I
H
Sim Walton Jimmy Kelly Denis Walsh Ned Maher
I
N R
Dick Doyle Dan Kennedy TIPPERARY Tommy Ryan R
E
E
KILKENNY KILKENNY Jack Gleeson
T T
E
Mick Doyle Joe O’Keeffe Y Y
Dick Doherty TIPPERARY
    H
Matt Gargan E S U
Jack Keoghan Jim O’Regan I I
N
Dick Grace Paddy Delea G
X
D
Matty Power Jim Hurley H
  R
KILKENNY Edward O’Connell T
  E
Gah Aherne   D
Balty Aherne Dinny B-Murphy
CORK Eudie Coughlan A
CORK N
Garrett Howard D
LIMERICK/DUBLIN J.J. Brennan
John T Power N
Jimmy Walsh I
Paddy Larkin N
Paddy Phelan E
KILKENNY T
Y
Tommy Daly
DUBLIN F
I
Bob Mockler V
TIPPERARY/DUBLIN E
TITLES
TIPPERARY 134 12
CORK 118 11
KILKENNY 84 12
DUBLIN 76 6
LIMERICK 63 6
KERRY 22 1
LONDON 17
WEXFORD 17
CLARE 17
LAOIS 16
GALWAY 15
WITH TWO COUNTIES : 11