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The 1912 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was the 26th staging of the All-Ireland hurling championship since its establishment by the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1887. The championship began on 19 May 1912 and ended on 17 November 1912.

Kilkenny were the defending champions, and successfully defended their title following a 2-1 to 1-3 defeat of Cork in the final.


Quarter Final

Wexford 4-6 Offaly 2-3 at Jones’s Road, Dublin

Semi Finals

Laois 4-0 Dublin 2-2 at Portlaoise Sportsfield, Portlaoise
Kilkenny 4-4 Wexford 4-3 at Jones’s Road


Kilkenny 6-6 Laois 2-4 at Portlaosie Sportsfield


Quarter Finals

Limerick 4-5 Waterford 1-0 at Waterford Sportsfield, Waterford
Cork 4-5 Kerry 2-1 at Fermoy Sportsfield, Fermoy

Semi Finals

Tipperary 3-3 Clare 2-3 at Ennis Sportsfield, Ennis
Cork 2-2 Limerick 1-3 at Fraher Field, Dungarvan


Cork 5-1 Tipperary 3-1 at Fraher Field

All Ireland

Semi Finals

Cork 11-4 Antrim 2-0 at Jones’s Road
Kilkenny 8-3 Galway 2-2 at Jones’s Road


Kilkenny 2-1 Cork 1-3 at Jones’s Road


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After the bad press which surrounded the biting incident in the Uruguay v Italy game, A little known touching story emerged from the Greek camp. Georgios Samaras who scored the last gasp goal against Ivory Coast which sent them through to the second round invited a young disabled fan to attend their next fixture against Costa Rica. This link will provide a better incite into this touching relationship: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/video-young-celtic-fan-jay-3775707?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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Sunday August 4

All Ireland Football Quarter Finals

Kerry 0-15 Cavan 0-9
Mayo 4-17 Donegal 1-10

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The 1911 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 25th staging of Ireland’s premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. Cork were the winners, beating Antrim, the first Ulster team to make the final.

Connacht Final

Galway beat Mayo at Claremorris

Leinster Final

Kilkenny 2-4 Meath 1-2 at Jones’s Road, Dublin

Munster Final

Cork 2-5 Waterford 0-1

All Ireland Semi Finals

Cork 3-4 Galway 0-2 at Portlaoise
Antrim 3-1 Kilkenny 1-1 at Jones’s Road


Cork 6-6 Antrim 1-2 at Jones’s Road

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World Cup 1982.

The 1982 FIFA World Cup, the 12th FIFA World Cup, was held in Spain from 13 June to 11 July. The tournament was won by Italy, after defeating West Germany 3–1 in the final. It was Italy’s third World Cup win and first since 1938. The holders Argentina were eliminated in the second round.

First Round

Group 1

Italy 0 Poland 0 at Balaídos, Vigo
Peru 0 Cameroon 0 at Estadio de Riazor, Coruna
Italy 1 Peru 1 at Balaídos
Poland 0 Cameroon 0 at Estadio de Riazor
Poland 5 Peru 1 at Estadio de Riazor
Italy 1 Cameroon 1 at Balaídos

Group 2

W Germany 1 Algeria 2 at El Molinón, Gijon
Chile 0 Austria 1 at Estadio Carlos Tartiere, Oviedo
W Germany 4 Chile 1 at El Molinón
Algeria 0 Austria 2 at Estadio Carlos Tartiere
Algeria 3 Chile 2 at Estadio Carlos Tartiere
W Germany 1 Austria 0 at El Molinón

Group 3

Argentina 0 Belgium 1 at Camp Nou, Barcelona
Hungary 10 El Salvador 1 at Nuevo Estadio, Elche
Argentina 4 Hungary 1 at Estadio José Rico Pérez, Alicante
Belgium 1 El Salvador 0 at Nuevo Estadio
Belgium 1 Hungary 1 at Nuevo Estadio
Argentina 2 El Salvador 0 at Estadio José Rico Pérez

Group 4

England 3 France 1 at Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao
Czhecoslovakia 1 Kuwait 1 at Estadio José Zorilla, Valladolid
England 2 Czhecoslovakia 0 at Estadio San Mamés
France 4 Kuwait 1 at Estadio José Zorilla
France 1 Czhecoslovakia 1 at Estadio José Zorilla
England 1 Kuwait 0 at Estadio San Mamés

Group 5

Spain 1 Honduras 1 at Estadio Luis Casanova, Valencia
Yugoslavia 0 N Ireland 0 at La Romareda, Zaragoza
Spain 2 Yugoslavia 1 at Estadio Luis Casanova
Honduras 1 N Ireland 1 at La Romareda
Honduras 0 Yugoslavia 1 at La Romareda
Spain 0 N Ireland 1 at Estadio Luis Casanova

Group 6

Brazil 2 USSR 1 at Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville
Scotland 5 New Zealand 2 at Estadio La Rosaleda, Malaga
Brazil 4 Scotland 1 at Estadio Benito Villamarín, Seville
USSR 3 New Zealand 0 at Estadio La Rosaleda
USSR 2 Scotland 2 at Estadio La Rosaleda
Brazil 4 New Zealand o at Estadio Benito Villamarín

Second Round

Group A

Poland 3 Belgium 0 at Camp Nou
Belgium 0 USSR 1 at Camp Nou
USSR 0 Poland 0 at Camp Nou

Group B

W Germany 0 England 0 at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
W Germany 2 Spain 1 at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Spain 0 England 0 at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

Group C

Italy 2 Argentina 1 at Estadio Sarriá, Barcelona
Argentina 1 Brazil 3 at Estadio Sarriá
Italy 3 Brazil 2 at Estadio Sarriá

Group D

Austria 0 France 1 at Estadio Vincente Calderon, Madrid
Austria 2 N Ireland 2 at Estadio Vincente Calderon
N Ireland 1 France 4 at Estadio Vincente Calderon

Semi Finals

Poland 0 Italy 2 at Camp Nou
W Germany 3 France 3 at Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
AET Pens: 5-4

Third Place Match

Poland 3 France 2 at Estadio José Rico Pérez


Italy 3 W Germany 1 at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

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The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1911 was the 25th series of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, Ireland’s premier hurling knock-out competition. KIlkenny won the championship, beating Tipperary 3-3 to 2-1 in a substitute final.

Connacht Final

Galway 4-2 Roscommon 1-0 at Athlone

Leinster Final

Kilkenny 4-6 Dublin 3-1 at Portlaoise

Munster Final

Limerick 5-3 Tipperary 4-3

All Ireland Semi Finals

Kilkenny 5-5 Antrim 1-1 at Jones’s Road, Dublin
Limerick 8-1 Galway 2-0 at Portlaoise


Kilkenny v Limerick at Cork Athletic Grounds, Cork
Cancelled twice
The All-Ireland final between Kilkenny and Limerick is never played. The original fixture was cancelled due to the state of the pitch at the Cork Athletic Grounds. The final was postponed until the 12 May, however, Limerick refused to play in that game. A substitute contest took place at Fraher Field on 28 July. The Munster Council nominated Tipperary to play Kilkenny.

Substitute Final

Kilkenny 3-3 Tipperary 2-1 at Fraher Field, Dungarvan

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Saturday August 3

All Ireland Football
Quarter Finals

Tyrone 0-14 Monaghan 0-12
Dublin 1-16 Cork 0-14

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