Leinster Under-21 Football Championship

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For information on the latest U-21 championship, see 2007 Leinster U21 Football Championship.
Leinster Under-21 Football Championship
Flag of Leinster.svg
Code Gaelic football
Founded 1964
Region Leinster (GAA)
Trophy The Flood Cup
Title holders Dublin (14th title)
Most titles Dublin (14 titles)
TV partner(s) TG4

The Leinster Under-21 Football Championship is the Under 21 "knockout" competition in the game of Gaelic football played in the province of Leinster in Ireland. The series of games are organised by the Leinster Council.

The Flood Cup which is presented to the winning team is named after Seamus Flood (Louth) Chairman of the Leinster Council (1939–41).

The competition began in 1964, with Laois winning during the inaugural year.

The most successful county to date are Dublin who have won on fourteen occasions.

The current (2017) Leinster Under-21 champions are Dublin for the fourth year in a row.

2014[edit]

Preliminary round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
Longford 1-12
0-9
 
Westmeath 0-15
0-8
    Kildare 0-9  
        Offaly 0-13  
          Offaly 1-10  
Wicklow 0-9       Meath 2-16  
Laois 0-10     Meath 1-13  
        Louth 0-10  
          Meath 0-10
Wexford 0-6       Dublin 0-15
Offaly 1-16     Laois 1-12  
        Longford 1-13  
          Longford 0-6  
Carlow (BYE)       Dublin 3-7  
        Dublin 2-28      
        Carlow 0-3      
     

Top winners[edit]

Team Wins Years won Runners up Tears runners up
1 Dublin 14 1974, 1975, 1980, 1984, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 6 1976, 1992, 1993, 1998, 2001, 2004
2 Kildare 10 1965, 1966, 1967, 1972, 1976, 1983, 1992, 2004, 2008, 2013 9 1973, 1977, 1980, 1985, 1989, 2002, 2005, 2015, 2016
3 Laois 8 1964, 1969, 1982, 1987, 1994, 1998, 2006, 2007 4 1975, 1986, 1999, 2009
Meath 8 1985, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2001 5 1971, 1987, 1994, 2000, 2014
Offaly 8 1968, 1971, 1973, 1977, 1979, 1986, 1988, 1995 7 1964, 1965, 1970, 1972, 1978, 2007, 2017
6 Louth 3 1970, 1978, 1981 4 1979, 1983, 1996, 2012
7 Westmeath 2 1999, 2000 3 1995, 1997, 2010
8 Wexford 1 2011 4 1968, 1974, 1988, 2008
9 Longford 7 1966, 1981, 1982, 2003, 2006, 2011, 2013
Wicklow 4 1967, 1969, 1990, 1991
Carlow 1 1984

Roll of honour[edit]

Year Winner Score Opponent Score
2017[1] Dublin 2-14 Offaly 0-08
2016[2] Dublin 2-14 Kildare 0-17
2015[3] Dublin 3-10 Kildare 1-12
2014[4] Dublin 0-15 Meath 0-10
2013[5] Kildare 1-12 Longford 0-12
2012 [6] Dublin 1-16 Louth 0-8
2011 [7] Wexford 1-9 Longford 0-11
2010 Dublin 1-12 Westmeath 0-9
2009 Dublin 0-12 Laois 0-9
2008 Kildare 0-10 Wexford 0-6
2007 Laois 0-13 Offaly 1-7
2006 Laois 0-9 Longford 0-7
2005 Dublin 0-13 Kildare 0-11
2004 Kildare 1-10 Dublin 0-12
2003 Dublin 3-13 Longford 1-6
2002 Dublin 1-17 Kildare 2-4
2001 Meath 0-10 Dublin 0-5
2000 Westmeath 0-7 Meath 0-6
1999 Westmeath 1-9 Laois 0-10
1998 Laois 1-13 Dublin 1-7
1997 Meath 1-11 Westmeath 0-7
1996 Meath 1-8 Louth 0-8
1995 Offaly 0-14 Westmeath 0-8
1994 Laois 1-17 Meath 1-13
1993 Meath 2-11 Dublin 2-9
1992 Kildare 2-12 Dublin 0-9
1991 Meath 0-9 Wicklow 1-5
1990 Meath 1-14 Wicklow 0-6
1989 Meath 2-5 Kildare 0-9
1988 Offaly 2-7 Wexford 2-5
1987 Laois 1-12 Meath 1-8
1986 Offaly 1-10 Laois 0-9
1985 Meath 2-7 Kildare 0-12
1984 Dublin 0-9 Carlow 0-5
1983 Kildare 1-13 Louth 1-8
1982 Laois 2-11 Longford 0-3
1981 Louth 2-8 Longford 0-6
1980 Dublin 0-10 Kildare 0-8
1979 Offaly 4-14 Louth 5-4
1978 Louth 2-8 Offaly 2-7
1977 Offaly 0-12 Kildare 0-4
1976 Kildare 1-12 Dublin 0-9
1975 Dublin 0-12 Laois 1-6
1974 Dublin 1-10 Wexford 0-8
1973 Offaly 3-8 Kildare 3-6
1972 Kildare 2-9 Offaly 0-6
1971 Offaly 1-9 Meath 0-11
1970 Louth 2-13 Offaly 3-9
1969 Laois 2-7 Wicklow 2-6
1968 Offaly 2-13 Wexford 0-7
1967 Kildare 3-11 Wicklow 0-4
1966 Kildare 4-14 Longford 2-5
1965 Kildare 1-11 Offaly 0-10
1964 Laois 1-8 Offaly 0-8

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