Connacht Senior Cup (rugby union)

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The Connacht Senior Cup is a knockout competition for Senior rugby union clubs in the Irish province of Connacht, under the auspices of The Connacht Branch IRFU. The Cup has been played for a total of 102 times, with twelve different cubs having won the trophy during that period.

Until 1928 all finals were played at the grounds of the then Galway Grammar School. From 1929 until the present the final is traditionally held at the Galway Sportsground on College Road, Galway.

The winners compete with the other three provincial cup winners for the All-Ireland Cup.

1890s[edit]

1900s[edit]

1910s[edit]

  • 1909-10 UCG beat Old Galwegians (7-3)
  • 1910-11 Galway Town (runners-up not recorded)
  • 1911-12 UCG (runners-up not recorded)
  • 1912-13 Galway Town beat UCG (5-3)
  • 1913-14 Sligo beat Galway Town(9-3)
  • 1914-19 No Competition

1920s[edit]

1930s[edit]

1940s[edit]

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

1970s[edit]

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Club Winners
UCG 34
Galwegians 17
Galway Corinthians 33
Buccaneers 8
Athlone 5
Galway Town 5
Ballinasloe 3
Ballina 2
Sligo 2
Galway Grammar School 1
Connemara 1
Loughrea 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Galwegians beat Sligo in Connacht Senior Cup Final - "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2012-04-30.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Galwegians Firsts retain Connacht Senior Cup "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-24. Retrieved 2013-01-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "32nd Win for Galwegians". www.knockon.ie. 29 December 2013. Archived from the original on 15 January 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  4. ^ Midlands 103[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ BUCCS COMPLETE SENIOR CUP & LEAGUE DOUBLE
  6. ^ Sligo RFC