Connacht Senior League (rugby union)

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The Connacht Senior League is a rugby union competition for senior clubs in the Irish province of Connacht. It has traditionally being ranked second in importance to the Connacht Senior Cup. It has declined in importance due to the formation of the All-Ireland League and growth in importance of the Heineken Cup. It was first played for in 1925-26.[1]

Performance by Team[edit]

Club Titles Shared Titles Recent Win
Galwegians 25 1 2014-15
Corinthians 21 1 1987-88
UCG 16 1 1974-75
Buccaneers 10 2016-17
Athlone 4 1 1988-89
Ballina 4 1992-93
Ballinasloe 4 1948-49
Loughrea 1 1926-27

Last Update: 4 September 2014

Past winners[edit]

1920s[edit]

  • 1925-26 Galwegians
  • 1926-27 Loughrea
  • 1927-28 Ballinasloe
  • 1928-29 Ballina

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edmund Van Esbeck (1986), The Story of Irish Rugby. London:Stanley Paul
  2. ^ Galwegians Retain Connacht Senior League Title
  3. ^ http://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/connacht-rugby/pirates-put-sligo-to-the-sword-to-recapture-league-title-31500233.html Buccaneers captured first Senior League title since 2007
  4. ^ Irish Independent