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Bob McConkey was captain of the Limerick team in 1921 when the trophy was first presented. A different trophy, the Great Southern Cup, was used before 1921 as the trophy for winners of the All-Ireland Hurling Championship. A new Liam McCarthy Cup replaced the old one in 1992 and Liam Fennelly of Kilkenny was the first man to receive it.

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