1932-33 National Hurling League

1932-33 National Hurling League
League details
Dates18 September 1932 - 9 April 1933
Teams10
League champions
WinnersKilkenny (1st win)
1930-31
1933-34

The 1932–33 National Hurling League was the 6th season of the National Hurling League.

Format[]

The ten participating teams were Clare, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Offaly, Tipperary and Waterford who were divided into two divisions and agreed to play a four-game format whereby each team would play each of their five rivals once with two points awarded for a win and one point awarded for a drawn game. The two teams with the most points in each division at the completion of the season would play a final to decide the National Hurling League champions.

National Hurling League[]

National Hurling League
Season1932-33
ChampionsKilkenny
1st National League title
Captain: Eddie Doyle
Matches played22
Biggest home winTipperary 8-8 - 2-0 Offaly
(20 November 1932)
Biggest away winCork 7-5 - 1-2 Laois
(4 December 1932)
Highest scoringGalway 0-30 - 0-13 Offaly
(18 September 1932)
1930-31
1933-34
All statistics correct as of 18 April 2017.

Galway came into the season as defending champions of the 1930-31 season.

On 9 April 1933, Kilkenny won the title after a 3-8 to 1-3 win over Limerick in the final. It was their first league title.[1]

Eastern Division table[]

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts Notes
1 Kilkenny 4 4 0 0 8 National League winners
2 Cork 4 3 0 1 6
3 Dublin 4 2 0 2 4
4 Laois 4 1 0 3 2
5 Waterford 4 0 0 4 0

Group stage results[]

9 October 1932 Cork4-3 - 0-3DublinCork Athletic Grounds, Cork
23 October 1932 Waterford4-3 - 5-5LaoisWaterford
6 November 1932 Kilkenny2-5 - 2-2CorkNowlan Park, Kilkenny
20 November 1932 Dublin0-2 - 4-3KilkennyCroke Park, Dublin
4 December 1932 Waterford1-6 - 3-4DublinWaterford
4 December 1932 Laois1-2 - 7-5CorkO'Moore Park, Portlaoise

Western Division table[]

Pos Team Pld W D L Pts Notes
1 Limerick 4 3 0 1 6 National League runners-up
2 Tipperary 4 3 0 1 6
3 Galway 4 2 0 2 4
4 Clare 4 2 0 2 4
5 Offaly 4 0 0 4 0

Group stage results[]

18 September 1932 Galway0-30 - 0-13OffalyGalway
23 October 1932 Offaly1-2 - 4-3ClareTullamore
30 October 1932 Galway4-2 - 3-3LimerickTuam
6 November 1932 Clare3-1 - 5-4TipperaryEnnis
20 November 1932 Tipperary8-8 - 2-0OffalyTemplemore
20 November 1932 Clare4-5 - 2-8GalwayEnnis
4 December 1932 Galway2-6 - 5-5TipperaryLoughrea

Play-off[]

Knock-out stage[]

Final

References[]

  1. ^ "First League final in 'Park in 47 years". Kilkenny People. 3 May 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2017.