2018 Cork Senior Hurling Championship

The 2018 Cork Senior Hurling Championship was the 130th staging of the Cork Senior Hurling Championship since its establishment by the Cork County Board in 1887. The draw for the 2018 opening fixtures took place on 10 December 2017.[1] The championship began on 22 March 2018 and ended on 14 October 2018.

2018 Cork Senior Hurling Championship
Dates 22 March 2018 – 14 October 2018
Teams 26
Sponsor Evening Echo
Champions Imokilly (4th title)
Séamus Harnedy (captain)
Fergus Condon (manager)
Runners-up Midleton
Luke O’Farrell (captain)
Paddy Fitzgerald (manager)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 37
Goals scored 110 (2.97 per match)
Points scored 1173 (31.7 per match)
Top scorer(s) Conor Lehane (2-37)
2017 (Previous) (Next) 2019

Imokilly were the defending champions.[2]

On 14 October 2018, Imokilly won the championship after a 4-19 to 1-18 defeat of Midleton in the final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.[3] It was their fourth championship title overall and their second title in succession.

Midleton’s Conor Lehane was the championship’s top scorer with 2-37.

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Promoted from the Cork Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship

Relegated to the Cork Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship

The 2018 championship saw a total of 26 teams compete for the title. These consisted of 18 club teams, 6 divisional teams and 2 college teams. Kanturk made their debut in the senior championship while they were also the first club from the Duhallow Division to play in the senior championship.

A new format was used for the 2018 championship. For the first time since 2015, the divisions and colleges competed in their own mini championship before entering the championship proper.

Round 1: Eight teams contested this round. The four winning teams advanced to Round 2. The four losing teams were eliminated from the championship.

Round 2: Four teams contested this round. The two winning teams advanced to Round 3 of the championship proper. The two losing teams were eliminated from the championship.

Round 1: 18 teams contested this round. The nine losing teams advanced to Round 2. The nine winning teams advanced to Round 3.

Round 2: The 9 losing teams from Round 1 contested this round. The four winning teams advanced to Round 3. The four losing teams were eliminated from the championship. One team received a bye to Round 3.

Round 3: The 9 winning teams from Round 1, the 4 winning teams from Round 2, the bye team and the 2 divisional teams contested this round. The 8 winning teams advanced to the Quarter-finals. The 8 losing teams were eliminated from the championship.

Quarter-finals: 8 teams contested this round. The 4 winning teams advanced to the Semi-finals. The 4 losing teams were eliminated from the championship.

Semi-finals: 4 teams contested this round. The 2 winning teams advanced to the Semi-finals. The 2 losing teams were eliminated from the championship.

Final: The final was contested by the two semi-final winners.

University College Cork v Carrigdhoun

22 March 2018Round 1 University College Cork 1-21 – 0-10 Carrigdhoun Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork
19:45 D Fitzgibbon 0-7, M Coleman 1-3, C Roche 0-3, T Devine 0-3, D Griffin 0-1, S O’Donoghue 0-1, N Montgomery 0-1, C Terry 0-1, D Holmes 0-1. R O’Shea 0-2, S Coleman 0-2, C Tyers 0-2, D Looney 0-1, D Drake 0-1, L O’Callaghan 0-1, M Kennefick 0-1. Referee: J Larkin (Ballinora)
Cork Institute of Technology v Carbery

22 March 2018Round 1 Cork Institute of Technology 4-18 – 3-07 Carbery Cloughduv
19:45 T O’Connor 0-6, E O’Shea 1-2, N Fives 1-0, P Collins 1-0, E Barry 1-0, E Heffernan 0-3, J Good 0-2, D Fanning 0-1, K Cashman 0-1, J Cooper 0-1. P Wall 2-0, K Coffey 1-2, D Coakley 0-2, J O’Sullivan 0-1, K O’Donovan 0-1, T Harrington 0-1. Referee: N Wall (Carrigaline)
Duhallow v Avondhu

22 March 2018Round 1 Duhallow 1-10 – 1-18 Avondhu O’Connell Park, Glantane
19:45 S Crowley 1-0, S Howard 0-3, B O’Connor 0-3, D Hannon 0-2, K Tarrant 0-1, G Linehan 0-1. H O’Gorman 0-6, B Murphy 1-2, S Condon 0-3, K Morrison 0-3, E Dillon 0-1, N McNamara 0-1, B Buckley 0-1, W Condon 0-1. Referee: M Maher (St. Finbarr’s)
Imokilly v Muskerry

27 March 2018Round 1 Imokilly 5-22 – 0-19 Muskerry Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork
B Mulcahy 2-3, D Mangan 1-3, S Hegarty 1-2, P O’Sullivan 1-2, S Harnedy 0-5, D Dalton 0-3, B Lawton 0-2, T Greaney 0-1, B Cooper 0-1. K Hallissey 0-11, S Bourke 0-4, S Cronin 0-2, M O’Riordan 0-1, S Walsh 0-1. Referee: S Stokes (Tullylease)
University College Cork v Avondhu

29 March 2018Round 2 University College Cork 3-20 – 0-09 Avondhu Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork
D Fitzgibbon 1-2, S Conway 0-5, M O’Brien 0-5, T Devine 1-1, N Montgomery 0-4, D Holmes 1-0, E Clifford 0-1, S O’Donoghue 0-1, C Terry 0-1. N McManus 0-3, H O’Gorman 0-2, D O’Flynn 0-1, W Condon 0-1, J Twomey 0-1, D Buckley 0-1. Referee: C McAllister (Aghada)
Cork Institute of Technology v Imokilly

2 April 2018Round 2 Cork Institute of Technology 0-11 – 5-14 Imokilly Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork
M Kearney 0-4, J O’Neill 0-2, P Collins 0-1, D Hartnett 0-1, E O’Shea 0-1, E Barry 0-1, B Hyland 0-1. B Mulcahy 2-1, P O’Sullivan 2-1, D Dalton 0-7, S Harnedy 1-2, J Cronin 0-2, B Lawton 0-1. Referee: D Kirwan (Éire Óg)

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