GAA Poc Fada Hurling All-Ireland Championships 2013

GAA Poc Fada Logo
GAA Poc Fada Logo [Reference: 1]


1Brendan CumminsTipperary51
2Graham ClarkeDown55
3James SkahillGalway57
4Gerry FallonRoscommon57
5Cillian KellyOffaly59
6Eoin ReillyLaois59
7Andrew FaheyClare60
8Stevie BrennerWaterford61
9Donal Og CusackCork61
10Sean McBrideDerry61
11Patrick McKillonTyrone61
12Colm CallananGalway66
GAA Poc Fada Hurling All-Ireland Championships 2013 [Reference: 2]


Brendan Cummins of Tipperary won the GAA Poc Fada Hurling All-Ireland Championships in 2013 with a score of 51 pocs. Graeme Clark of Co. Down was second on 55, and James Skahill of Galway came third on 57 pocs. It was Brendan Cummins’ seventh All-Ireland Poc Fada title.

Brendan Cummins with his seventh All Ireland Hurling Poc Fada Championship Trophy
Brendan Cummins with his seventh All Ireland Hurling Poc Fada Championship Trophy [Reference: 3][Photo Credit: ShayFoto Event

About GAA Poc Fada

An Poc Fada – ‘the Long Puck’ is a Gaelic Game where players use a Hurley to hit a Sliotar (ball) up the side of a mountain and down the other side in as few pucks or shots as possible.

The sport would have a similar origin to the Scottish Game of Golf. It is mentioned in the myths and legends of Ireland, when Setanta took his Hurley / Hurl and hit his Sliotar all the way from Co Louth to Co. Armagh in one go. The All-Ireland Poc Fada Championships have taken place in the Cooley Mountains in Co. Louth since 1961 in commemoration of the legendary feat.



[1] GAA Poc Fada Twitter Account (2018) GAA Poc Fada Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 9 June 2018]

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[2] An Poc Fada (2013) – All Ireland Poc Fada Championships Results 2013 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 1 September 2017]


[3] All Ireland Poc Fada Championships (2013) Photo, August 5, 2013 – with Brendan Cummins [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 21 November 2020]


Thanks to Tom Dunne, Kilkenny

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Researched, Compiled and Written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 21 November 2020

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