Saturday, 30 March 2013

Hurling League Classic from 1963

On 5th May 1963, at Croke Park, Waterford and Tipperary produced a classic game of hurling on the occasion of the National League "Home Final"—so-called because the winners were due to play against New York for the title proper. When this thrilling contest ended, Waterford were in front 2-15 to 4-7. Waterford went on to beat New York 3-10 to 1-10 in a replayed National Hurling League final.

The teams who played in the "Home Final" were:    

WATERFORD
P. Flynn
T. Cunningham

L. Guinan
A. Flynn

M.O.G. Morrissey
J. Byrne

J. Irish
J. CondonM. Dempsey
M. Flannelly

S. Power
T. Cheasty

J. Barron
F. Walsh

P. Grimes


TIPPERARY
R. Mounsey
J. Doyle

M. Burns
M. Maher

A. Wall
K. Carey

M. Murphy
S. EnglishT. English
J. Doyle

D. Nealon
J. McKenna

L. Devaney
T. Ryan

S. McLoughlin

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