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Munster Senior Football Championship

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Munster GAA Football Senior Championship
Current season or competition:
2024 Munster Senior Football Championship
IrishCraobh Peile na Mumhan
CodeGaelic football
Founded1888; 136 years ago (1888)
RegionMunster (GAA)
TrophyMunster Cup
No. of teams6
Title holders Kerry (85th title)
Most titles Kerry (85 titles)
SponsorsSuperValu, Eir, AIB
TV partner(s)RTÉ
GAAGO
MottoBe there. All the way.
Official websitemunster.gaa.ie

The Munster Senior Football Championship, known simply as the Munster Championship and shortened to Munster SFC, is an annual inter-county Gaelic football competition organised by the Munster Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). It is the highest inter-county Gaelic football competition in the province of Munster, and has been contested every year, bar one, since the 1888 championship.

The final, currently held on the fourth Saturday in June, serves as the culmination of a series of games played during May and June, and the results determine which team receives the Munster Cup. The championship has always been played on a straight knockout basis whereby once a team loses they are eliminated from the championship.

The Munster Championship is an integral part of the wider All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. The winners and runners-up of the Munster championship, like their counterparts in Connacht, Leinster and Ulster, are rewarded by advancing directly to the All-Ireland group stage. All other defeated teams, depending on their league ranking, will advance to the All-Ireland or the second tier Tailteann Cup.

Six teams currently participate in the Munster Championship. The title has been won at least once by all six of the Munster counties, four of which have won the title more than once. Kerry have been the most championships with 84 in total. Kerry are the three time title holders, defeating Clare by 50–23 to 1–13 in the 2024 final.[1]

Teams[edit]

2024 Championship[edit]

Six counties competd in the 2024 Munster Senior Football Championship:

County Location Stadium Position in 2024 Championship Championship Titles Last Championship Title All-Ireland Titles Last All-Ireland Title
Clare Ennis Cusack Park Runners-up 2 1992 0
Cork Cork Páirc Uí Chaoimh Semi-finals 37 2012 7 2010
Kerry Tralee Austin Stack Park Champions 85 2024 38 2022
Limerick Limerick Gaelic Grounds Quarter-finals 1 1896 2 1896
Tipperary Thurles Semple Stadium Quarter-finals 10 2020 4 1920
Waterford Waterford Walsh Park Semi-finals 1 1898 0

Personnel and kits[edit]

County Manager Captain(s) Sponsors
Clare Colm Collins Eoin Cleary Pat O’Donnell
Cork John Cleary Brian Hurley Sports Direct
Kerry Jack O'Connor David Clifford Kerry Group
Limerick Ray Dempsey Iain Corbett and Donal O’Sullivan None
Tipperary David Power Conor Sweeney Fiserv
Waterford Ephie Fitzgerald Dermot Ryan Cognizant

Debut of counties[edit]

Year Debutants Total
1888 Clare, Cork, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford 5
1889 Kerry 1
1890- None 0
Total 6

History[edit]

Development[edit]

Following the foundation of the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1884, new rules for Gaelic football and hurling were drawn up and published in the United Irishman newspaper. In 1886, county committees began to be established, with several counties affiliating over the next few years. The GAA ran its inaugural All-Ireland Senior Football Championship in 1887. The decision to establish that first championship was influenced by several factors. Firstly, inter-club contests in 1885 and 1886 were wildly popular and began to draw huge crowds. Clubs started to travel across the country to play against each other and these matches generated intense interest as the newspapers began to speculate which teams might be considered the best in the country. Secondly, although the number of clubs was growing, many were slow to affiliate to the Association, leaving it short of money. Establishing a central championship held the prospect of enticing GAA clubs to process their affiliations, just as the establishment of the FA Cup had done much in the 1870s to promote the development of the Football Association in England. The championships were open to all affiliated clubs who would first compete in county-based competitions, to be run by local county committees. The winners of each county championship would then proceed to represent that county in the All-Ireland series.[2] For the first and only time in its history the All-Ireland Championship used an open draw format. Six teams entered the first championship, however, this number increased to nine in 1888. Because of this, and in an effort to reduce travelling costs, the GAA decided to introduce provincial championships.

Beginnings[edit]

The inaugural Munster Championship featured Clare, Cork, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford. Cork and Tipperary contested the first match on Sunday 27 May 1888, as part of a hurling-football double-header between the counties at Buttevant. Clare defeated Limerick in the first semi-final, however, Limerick were later awarded the game as Clare champions Newmarket-on-Fergus used players from other clubs to supplement their team. Such a format was not yet allowed. The inaugural Munster final between Tipperary and Limerick was to be played on Saturday 10 November 1888, however, no game was played as Tipperary received a walkover from Limerick.

Postponements, disqualifications, objections, withdrawals and walkovers were regular occurrences during the initial years of the championship. Kerry became the sixth and final team to enter the championship in 1889. On Sunday 6 October 1889, the first Munster final took place. Tipperary won their first title on the field of play after a 1–02 to 0–03 defeat of Cork. Since then the championship title has been awarded every year, except in 1921 when the championship was cancelled due to the ongoing Civil War.

Team dominance[edit]

The championship has been dominated by Kerry, and to a lesser extent Cork, who have won the title every year since 1936, with the exception of victories by Tipperary in 2020 and Clare in 1992.

Limerick have lost too many Munster finals since 1896 but Waterford have been without a Munster final appearance since 1960.

The first 15 years of the Munster Championship saw the most equitable era in its history with five of the six participating teams claiming the title. Cork led the way by claiming seven titles, closely followed by five for Tipperary, who also became the first team to retain the title. Limerick, Waterford and Kerry all claimed one title apiece during this era. In winning the 1903 Munster final, Kerry claimed the first of a new record of three successive titles and set in train a level of championship dominance that continues to the present day. This record was bested in each of the following decades with Kerry winning four-a-in-a-row between 1912 and 1915, five-in-a-row between 1923 and 1927, six-in-a-row between 1929 and 1934, seven-in-a-row between 1936 and 1942 and eight-in-a-row between 1958 and 1965. The dominance continued with Kerry claiming 20 of the 25 available Munster Championship titles between 1958 and 1982. Since the turn of the 20th century, Cork had claimed titles in almost every decade, including several back-to-back successes, but had never enjoyed a prolonged period of dominance. Cork won the 1987 Munster final, bringing an end to a run of success by a Kerry team that has since come to be regarded as the greatest of all time and securing the first of seven Munster Championship titles over the following nine seasons.[3] For the first time in 100 years, Cork ended the nineties as the "team of the decade" after winning five Munster Championship titles in total. The first two decades of the 21st century has seen Kerry win 15 of a possible 20 Munster Championship titles.

Format history[edit]

The Munster Championship has always been a knockout tournament whereby once a team is defeated they are eliminated from the championship. In the early years the pairings were drawn at random and there was no seeding. Each match was played as a single leg. If a match ended in a draw there was a replay. Drawn replays were settled with extra time; however, if both sides were still level at the end of extra time a second replay took place and so on until a winner was found. Extra-time was eventually adopted in the event of a draw for all championship games except the final.

The dominance of Kerry and, to a lesser extent, Cork led to both these teams being seeded on opposite sides of the championship draw. This was later viewed as a mean of penalising the other "weaker" teams. While it might be possible to beat one of these teams it was deemed near impossible to beat the two strongest teams in the province in a single championship season. This practice was eventually abolished for 1991 with a return to the open draw in advance of the 1992 championship, which eventually saw Clare become the first "non-traditional" champions since 1935. In 2020 Tipperary won Munster title for the first time since 1935.

The Munster Council abandoned the open draw and returned to a system of seeding both Cork and Kerry on opposite sides before the 2008 championship.[4] After an outcry, the open draw was reinstated in 2009 after just one season of seeding.[5] The policy of seeding Cork and Kerry returned once again in 2013, however, it was abandoned after just one season and the open draw has remained in place ever since.[6][7]

The Munster Championship has always been an integral part of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Between 1888 and 2000 the Munster final winners automatically qualified for the All-Ireland semi-final. The introduction of the All-Ireland Qualifiers system in 2001 allowed the five defeated teams a second chance of qualifying the All-Ireland Championship, while the Munster champions received a bye to the All-Ireland quarter-final.

Waterford no Munster final since 1960 hold the longest record and weakest team in the province to this day.

  • Until 1952 usually an open draw
  • 1953–1964 Limerick did not take part expect in 1955 Limerick were apporoved to host Waterford but withdraw.
  • 1954 Clare skipped a year.
  • 1965 Cork and Kerry byes to semi-finals.
  • 1966 Kerry and Limerick byes to semi-finals.
  • 1967–1979 Seeded draw meaning Cork and Kerry only allowed to meet in the final.
  • 1980 Two First round games, One Quarter-final, one Semi-final and Kerry bye to the final.
  • 1981–1990 Seeded draw meaning Cork and Kerry only allowed to meet in the final.
  • 1991–1996 Open draw straight forward.
  • 1997–1998 One First round game, One Quarter-final and two Semi-finals.
  • 1999–2007 Open draw straight forward.
  • 2008 Seeded draw meaning Cork and Kerry only allowed to meet in the final.
  • 2009–2013 Open draw straight forward.
  • 2014 Seeded draw meaning Cork and Kerry only allowed to meet in the final.
  • 2015 Open draw but two teams reach final are byes to semi-final.[clarification needed]

Munster championship moments[edit]

  • Clare 2-10 - 0-12 Kerry (19 July 1992): Clare, who were 1991 senior B champions and 1992 league quarter-finalists, carried their momentum into the munster final and defeating Kerry. It was their first munster title since 1917.
  • Cork 1-12 - 0-13 Kerry (8 November 2020): Kerry, aiming for their eight provincial title in a row, were defeated by Cork in the semi-finals.
  • Tipperary 0-17 - 0-14 Cork (22 November 2020): Tipperary defeated Cork to secure their first munster title in 85 years.
  • Clare 0-14 - 0-13 Cork (9 April 2023): Clare, who needed to reach the munster final to qualify for the All-Ireland championship, beat Cork for the first time since 1997.

Format[edit]

Overview[edit]

The Munster Championship is a single elimination tournament. Each team is afforded only one defeat before being eliminated from the championship. Pairings for matches are drawn at random and there is currently no seeding. Each match is played as a single leg. If a match is drawn there is a period of extra time, however, if both sides are still level at the end of extra time a replay takes place and so on until a winner is found.

Progression[edit]

Teams entering in this round Teams advancing from previous round
Quarter-finals
(4 teams)
  • Non-finalists of the previous championship
Semi-finals
(4 teams)
  • Finalists of the previous championship
  • 2 winners from the quarter-finals
Final
(2 teams)
  • 2 winners from the semi-finals

Qualification for subsequent competitions[edit]

The Munster champions and runners-up will qualify to the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship group stage.

Qualification to the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship and the Tailteann Cup[8] are linked with the provincial championships and the National Football League. The Munster finalists along with the six other provincial finalists will qualify to the All-Ireland group stage as top seeds. The other eight spots in the All-Ireland are allocated to the Tailteann Cup holders and the seven highest ranked counties in the National Football League that have not qualified. Teams who fail to reach the Munster final and not ranked high enough in the league will qualify for the Tailteann Cup.

Venues[edit]

FitzGerald Stadium is the home venue of Kerry and is one of the most popular Munster final venues
As well as being the home venue of Cork, the newly rebuilt Páirc Uí Chaoimh hosted the 2018 and 2019 finals

History[edit]

Munster Championship matches were traditionally played at neutral venues or at a location that was deemed to be halfway between the two participants; however, all of the teams eventually came to home and away agreements. Every second meeting between these teams is played at the home venue of one of them.

While the six county grounds have regularly been used for championship matches in recent times, smaller club grounds have historically been used for games which may not have had such a high-profile. These grounds include: Ned Hall Park in Clonmel, FitzGerald Park in Kilmallock, Páirc na nGael in Askeaton, Páirc Mac Gearailt in Fermoy, Hennessy Memorial Park in Milltown Malbay and Frank Sheehy Park in Listowel.

Attendances[edit]

Stadium attendances are a significant source of regular income for the Munster Council and for the teams involved. For the 2019 championship, average attendances were 6,146 with a total aggregate attendance figure of 30,731. Excluding the final, these figures revealed a drop of 49% recorded from those through the turnstiles the previous year.[9][10]

Stadia and locations[edit]

County Location Province Stadium Capacity
Clare Ennis Munster Cusack Park 19,000
Cork Cork Munster Páirc Uí Chaoimh 45,000
Kerry Killarney Munster Fitzgerald Stadium 38,000
Limerick Limerick Munster Gaelic Grounds 44,023
Tipperary Thurles Munster Semple Stadium 45,690
Waterford Waterford Munster Fraher Field 15,000

Managers[edit]

Mick O'Dwyer (right) won more titles that any other manager
Billy Morgan managed Cork to 8 titles across three separate decades

Managers in the Munster Championship are involved in the day-to-day running of the team, including the training, team selection, and sourcing of players from the club championships. Their influence varies from county-to-county and is related to the individual county boards. From 2018, all inter-county head coaches must be Award 2 qualified. The manager is assisted by a team of two or three selectors and an extensive backroom team consisting of various coaches. Prior to the development of the concept of a manager in the 1970s, teams were usually managed by a team of selectors with one member acting as chairman.

Winning managers (1968–present)[edit]

Manager Team Wins Winning years
Mick O'Dwyer Kerry 11 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986
Billy Morgan Cork 8 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2006
Jack O'Connor Kerry 7 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2022, 2023, 2024
Páidí Ó Sé Kerry 6 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003
Éamonn Fitzmaurice Kerry 6 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Jackie Lyne Kerry 3 1968, 1969, 1970
Donie O'Donovan Cork 3 1971, 1973, 1974
Conor Counihan Cork 3 2008, 2009, 2012
Larry Tompkins Cork 2 1999, 2002
Peter Keane Kerry 2 2019, 2021
Johnny Culloty Kerry 1 1972
Éamonn Ryan Cork 1 1983
Mickey Ned O'Sullivan Kerry 1 1991
John Maughan Clare 1 1992
Pat O'Shea Kerry 1 2007
David Power Tipperary 1 2020

Current managers[edit]

Manager County Appointed Time as manager
Colm Collins Clare 23 October 2013 10 years, 236 days
David Power Tipperary 24 September 2019 4 years, 265 days
Jack O'Connor Kerry 4 October 2021[11] 2 years, 255 days
Ephie Fitzgerald Waterford 22 October 2021[12] 2 years, 237 days
John Cleary Cork 13 April 2022[13] 2 years, 54 days
Ray Dempsey Limerick 7 October 2022[14] 1 year, 252 days

Trophy and medals[edit]

View from the Blackrock End terrace of the old Páirc Uí Chaoimh during the 2014 Munster final between Cork and Kerry

Trophy[edit]

At the end of the Munster final, the winning team is presented with a trophy. The Munster Cup is held by the winning team until the following year's final. Traditionally, the presentation is made at a special rostrum in the stand where GAA and political dignitaries and special guests view the match.

The cup is decorated with ribbons in the colours of the winning team. During the game the cup actually has both teams' sets of ribbons attached and the runners-up ribbons are removed before the presentation. The winning captain accepts the cup on behalf of his team before giving a short speech. Individual members of the winning team then have an opportunity to come to the rostrum to lift the cup.

The present Munster Cup was first used in 1928, when it was donated by the Munster Council. In 2013, there was a debate around naming the cup in honour of a former player or administrator, however, this was rejected.[15] In March 2021, the Munster Council deferred a decision to name the trophy, with Michael Hogan and Páidí Ó Sé the two names proposed.[16]

Medals[edit]

In accordance with GAA rules, the Munster Council awards up to 26 gold medals to the winners of the Munster final.

Sponsorship and media coverage[edit]

Sponsorship[edit]

Since 1994, the Munster Championship has been sponsored. The sponsor has usually been able to determine the championship's sponsorship name.

Period Sponsor(s) Name
1888–1993 No main sponsor The Munster Championship
1994–2007 Republic of Ireland Bank of Ireland The Bank of Ireland Munster Championship
2008–2009 Japan Toyota, Ulster Bank, Republic of Ireland Vodafone The Munster GAA Football Championship
2010 Republic of Ireland SuperValu, Ulster Bank, Republic of Ireland Vodafone The Munster GAA Football Championship
2011–2013 Republic of Ireland SuperValu, Ulster Bank, Republic of Ireland Eircom The Munster GAA Football Championship
2014 Republic of Ireland SuperValu, Republic of Ireland GAAGO, Republic of Ireland Eircom The Munster GAA Football Championship
2015 Republic of Ireland SuperValu, Republic of Ireland AIB, Republic of Ireland Eircom The Munster GAA Football Championship
2016–present Republic of Ireland SuperValu, Republic of Ireland AIB, Republic of Ireland Eir The Munster GAA Football Championship

Media coverage[edit]

  • RTÉ broadcasts the highlights of the Munster championship. They are shown through a dedicated highlights programme called The Sunday Game. The first edition of the programme was in 1979.
  • Since 2017, Sky Sports and RTÉ have shared live coverage of championship matches.

Roll of Honour[edit]

Legend[edit]

  • Golden background – Munster champions also won the All-Ireland Championship.

Performance by county[edit]

County Title(s) Runners-Up Winning years Losing years
Kerry 85 24 1892, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1919, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 1890, 1893, 1900, 1902, 1906, 1918, 1920, 1945, 1952, 1956, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1999, 2006, 2008
Cork 37 54 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1897, 1899, 1901, 1906, 1907, 1911, 1916, 1928, 1943, 1945, 1949, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012 1889, 1892, 1898, 1903, 1909, 1910, 1913, 1914, 1917, 1935, 1938, 1942, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Tipperary 10 18 1888, 1889, 1895, 1900, 1902, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1935, 2020 1894, 1899, 1907, 1923, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1939, 1943, 1944, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2016
Clare 2 14 1917, 1992 1912, 1915, 1916, 1919, 1925, 1929, 1936, 1937, 1941, 1949, 1997, 2012, 2023, 2024
Limerick 1 13 1896 1888, 1895, 1901, 1905, 1922, 1934, 1965, 1991, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2022
Waterford 1 9 1898 1891, 1896, 1904, 1908, 1911, 1940, 1946, 1957, 1960

Captains[edit]

Most Recent winning captain per county[edit]

Winning captains[edit]

Captain County As captain / joint captain
Titles Years won
Dick Fitzgerald Kerry 4 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915
Graham Canty Cork 3 2008, 2009 , 2012
Séamus Moynihan Kerry 3 1998, 2000, 2001
Niall Sheehy Kerry 3 1961, 1963, 1964
Miko Doyle Kerry 3 1932, 1933, 1937
Ned O'Shea Tipperary 3 1918, 1920, 1922
Fionn Fitzgerald Kerry 2 2014, 2017
Bryan Sheehan Kerry 2 2010, 2016
Colm Cooper Kerry 2 2011, 2013
Declan O'Sullivan Kerry 2 2005, 2007
Denis Coughlan Cork 2 1967, 1974
Paudie Sheehy Kerry 2 1953, 1960
John Dowling Kerry 2 1954, 1955
Tadhg Crowley Cork 2 1943, 1945
Tom O'Connor Kerry 2 1939, 1942
Dan O'Keeffe Kerry 2 1934, 1936
John Joe Sheehy Kerry 2 1926, 1930
Joe Barrett Kerry 2 1927, 1929
Tom Costello Kerry 2 1909, 1910
Gil Kavanagh Tipperary 2 1888, 1889

Captains Gallery[edit]

Austin Stack captained Kerry in 1904
Billy Morgan captained Cork in 1973
Denis "Ógie" Moran captained Kerry in 1978
Dinny Allen captained Cork in 1989
Dara Ó Cinnéide captained Kerry in 2004
Declan O'Sullivan captained Kerry in 2005 and 2007
Graham Canty captained Cork in 2008 and 2009

List of finals[edit]

Key[edit]

All-Ireland champions
All-Ireland runners-up

List of finals[edit]

Year Date Winners Runners-up Venue Winning captain(s) Winning margin Attendance Referee
County Score County Score
2024 5 May Kerry 0–23 Clare 1–13 Cusack Park Paudie Clifford 7 12,059[1] Fergal Kelly (Longford)
2023 7 May Kerry 5–14 Clare 0–15 Gaelic Grounds David Clifford 14 12,499[17] Jerome Henry (Mayo)
2022 28 May Kerry 1–28 Limerick 0–08 Fitzgerald Stadium Seán O'Shea 23 14,587[18] Martin McNally (Monaghan)
2021 25 July Kerry 4–22 Cork 1–09 Fitzgerald Stadium Paul Murphy 22 2,500*[19]
2020 22 November Tipperary 0–17 Cork 0–14 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Conor Sweeney 3 0*[20]
2019 22 June Kerry 1–19 Cork 3–10 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Gavin White 3 18,265[21]
2018 23 June Kerry 3–18 Cork 2–04 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Shane Murphy 17 27,764[22]
2017 2 July Kerry 1–23 Cork 0–15 FitzGerald Stadium Fionn Fitzgerald
Johnny Buckley
11 31,836[23]
2016 3 July Kerry 3–17 Tipperary 2–10 FitzGerald Stadium Bryan Sheehan 10 21,512[24]
2015
(R)
5 July
18 July
Kerry 2–15
1–11
Cork 3–12
1–06
FitzGerald Stadium Kieran Donaghy 5 35,651[25]
32,233[26]
2014 6 July Kerry 0–24 Cork 0–12 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Fionn Fitzgerald
Kieran O'Leary
12 21,028[27]
2013 7 July Kerry 1–16 Cork 0–17 FitzGerald Stadium Colm Cooper 2 36,370[28]
2012 8 July Cork 3–16 Clare 0–13 Gaelic Grounds Graham Canty 12 9,139[29]
2011 3 July Kerry 1–15 Cork 1–12 FitzGerald Stadium Colm Cooper 3 40,892[30]
2010 4 July Kerry 1–17 Limerick 1–14 FitzGerald Stadium Bryan Sheehan 3 23,864[31]
2009 5 July Cork 2–06 Limerick 0–11 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Graham Canty 1 20,676[32]
2008 6 July Cork 1–16 Kerry 1–11 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Graham Canty 5 22,784[33]
2007 1 July Kerry 1–15 Cork 1–13 FitzGerald Stadium Declan O'Sullivan 2 31,420[34]
2006
(R)
9 July
16 July
Cork 0–10
1–12
Kerry 0–10
0–09
FitzGerald Stadium
Páirc Uí Chaoimh
Derek Kavanagh 6 26,220[35]
23,693[36]
2005 10 July Kerry 1–11 Cork 0–11 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Declan O'Sullivan 3 32,000[37]
2004
(R)
11 July
18 July
Kerry 1–10
3–10
Limerick 1–10
2–09
Gaelic Grounds
FitzGerald Stadium
Dara Ó Cinnéide 4 23,214[38]
29,379[39]
2003 Kerry 1–11 Limerick 0–09 FitzGerald Stadium Mike McCarthy 5 [40]
2002
(R)
Cork 2–11
1–23
Tipperary 1–14
0–07
Semple Stadium
Páirc Uí Chaoimh
Colin Corkery 19 33,254[41]
17,708[42]
2001 Kerry 0–19 Cork 1–13 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Séamus Moynihan 3 41,158[43]
2000 Kerry 3–15 Clare 0–08 Gaelic Grounds Séamus Moynihan 16 23,176[44]
1999 Cork 2–10 Kerry 2–04 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Philip Clifford 6 42,755[45]
1998 Kerry 0–17 Tipperary 1–10 Semple Stadium Séamus Moynihan 4 27,263[46]
1997 Kerry 1–13 Clare 0–11 Gaelic Grounds Mike Hassett 5 [47]
1996 Kerry 0–14 Cork 0–11 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Billy O'Shea 3
1995 Cork 0–15 Kerry 1–09 FitzGerald Stadium Niall Cahalane 3
1994 Cork 2–19 Tipperary 3–09 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Steven O'Brien 7
1993 Cork 1–16 Tipperary 1–08 Semple Stadium Mick McCarthy 8
1992 Clare 2–10 Kerry 0–12 Gaelic Grounds Francis McInerney 4
1991 Kerry 0–23 Limerick 3–12 FitzGerald Stadium Jack O'Shea 2
1990 Cork 2–23 Kerry 1–11 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Larry Tompkins 15
1989 Cork 1–12 Kerry 1–09 FitzGerald Stadium Dinny Allen 3
1988 Cork 1–14 Kerry 0–16 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Tony Nation 1
1987
(R)
Cork 1–10
0–13
Kerry 2–07
1–05
FitzGerald Stadium Conor Counihan 5
1986 Kerry 0–12 Cork 0–08 FitzGerald Stadium Tommy Doyle 4
1985 Kerry 2–11 Cork 0–11 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Páidí Ó Sé 6
1984 Kerry 3–14 Cork 2–10 FitzGerald Stadium Ambrose O'Donovan 7
1983 Cork 3–10 Kerry 3–09 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Christy Ryan 1 17,000[45]
1982
(R)
Kerry 0–09
2–18
Cork 0–09
0–12
FitzGerald Stadium John Egan 12
1981 Kerry 1–11 Cork 0–03 FitzGerald Stadium Jimmy Deenihan 11
1980 Kerry 3–13 Cork 0–12 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Ger Power 10
1979 Kerry 2–14 Cork 2–09 FitzGerald Stadium Tim Kennelly 5
1978 Kerry 3–14 Cork 3–07 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Denis Moran 7
1977 Kerry 3–15 Cork 0–09 FitzGerald Stadium Ger O'Keeffe 15
1976
(R)
Kerry 0–10
3–20
Cork 0–10
2–19
Páirc Uí Chaoimh John O'Keeffe 4 40,600[45]
1975 Kerry 1–14 Cork 0–07 FitzGerald Stadium Mickey Ned O'Sullivan 10
1974 Cork 1–11 Kerry 0–07 FitzGerald Stadium Denis Coughlan 7
1973 Cork 5–12 Kerry 1–15 Cork Athletic Grounds Billy Morgan 9
1972 Kerry 2–21 Cork 2–15 FitzGerald Stadium Tom Prendergast 6
1971 Cork 0–25 Kerry 0–14 Cork Athletic Grounds Mick Scannell 11
1970 Kerry 2–22 Cork 2–09 FitzGerald Stadium Donie O'Sullivan 13
1969 Kerry 0–16 Cork 1–04 Cork Athletic Grounds Johnny Culloty 9
1968 Kerry 1–21 Cork 3–08 FitzGerald Stadium Pat Griffin 7
1967 Cork 0–08 Kerry 0–07 Cork Athletic Grounds Denis Coughlan 1
1966 Cork 2–07 Kerry 1–07 FitzGerald Stadium Jerry O'Sullivan 3
1965 Kerry 2–16 Limerick 2–07 Gaelic Grounds Jer D. O'Connor 9
1964 Kerry 2–11 Cork 1–08 Cork Athletic Grounds Niall Sheehy 6
1963 Kerry 1–18 Cork 3–07 FitzGerald Stadium Niall Sheehy 5
1962 Kerry 4–08 Cork 0–04 Cork Athletic Grounds Seán Óg Sheehy 16
1961
(R)
Kerry 0–10
2–13
Cork 1–07
1–04
FitzGerald Stadium Niall Sheehy 12
1960 Kerry 3–15 Waterford 0–08 Cork Athletic Grounds Paudie Sheehy 16
1959 Kerry 2–15 Cork 2–08 FitzGerald Stadium Mick O'Connell 7
1958 Kerry 2–07 Cork 0–03 Cork Athletic Grounds Mick Murphy 10
1957 Cork 0–16 Waterford 1–02 Thurles Sportsfield Nealie Duggan 11
1956
(R)
Cork 0–08
1–08
Kerry 2–02
1–07
FitzGerald Stadium Donal O'Sullivan 1
1955 Kerry 0–14 Cork 2–06 FitzGerald Stadium John Dowling 2
1954 Kerry 4–09 Cork 2–03 Cork Athletic Grounds John Dowling 12
1953 Kerry 2–07 Cork 2–03 FitzGerald Stadium Paudie Sheehy 4
1952 Cork 0–11 Kerry 0–02 Cork Athletic Grounds Éamonn Young 9
1951 Kerry 1–06 Cork 0–04 FitzGerald Stadium John Joe Sheehan 5
1950 Kerry 2–05 Cork 1–05 Cork Athletic Grounds Jackie Lyne 3
1949 Cork 3–06 Clare 0–07 Gaelic Grounds John O'Keeffe 8
1948 Kerry 2–09 Cork 2–06 FitzGerald Stadium Joe Keohane 3
1947 Kerry 3–08 Cork 2–06 Cork Athletic Grounds Jackie Lyne 5
1946 Kerry 2–16 Waterford 2–01 Austin Stack Park Eddie Dowling 15
1945 Cork 1–11 Kerry 1–06 FitzGerald Stadium Tadhg Crowley 5
1944 Kerry 1–06 Tipperary 0–05 Gaelic Grounds Paddy Bawn Brosnan 4
1943 Cork 1–07 Tipperary 1–04 Páirc Mac Gearailt Tadhgo Crowley 3
1942 Kerry 3–07 Cork 0–08 Tralee Sportsfield Tom O'Connor 8
1941 Kerry 2–09 Clare 0–06 Gaelic Grounds Bill Dillon 9
1940 Kerry 1–10 Waterford 0–06 Waterford Sportsfield Dan Spring 7
1939 Kerry 2–11 Tipperary 0–04 Clonmel Sportsfield Tom O'Connor 13
1938 Kerry 4–14 Cork 1–06 Clonakilty Sportsfield Bill Kinnerk 17
1937 Kerry 4–09 Clare 1–01 Gaelic Grounds Miko Doyle 17
1936 Kerry 1–11 Clare 2–02 Gaelic Grounds Dan O'Keeffe 6
1935 Tipperary 2–08 Cork 1–02 Páirc Mac Gearailt Dick Power 9
1934 Kerry 1–14 Limerick 1–02 Listowel Sportsfield Dan O'Keeffe 12
1933 Kerry 2–08 Tipperary 1–04 Clonmel Sportsfield Miko Doyle 7
1932 Kerry 3–10 Tipperary 1–04 Carrick Sportsfield Miko Doyle 12
1931 Kerry 5–08 Tipperary 0–02 Tralee Sportsfield Con Brosnan 21
1930 Kerry 3–04 Tipperary 1–02 Tipperary Sportsfield John Joe Sheehy 8
1929 Kerry 1–14 Clare 1–02 Killarney Sportsfield Joe Barrett 12
1928 Cork 4–03 Tipperary 0–04 Fraher Field 11
1927 Kerry 4–04 Clare 1–03 The Cricket Field Joe Barrett 10
1926 Kerry 0–11 Tipperary 1–04 Cork Athletic Grounds John Joe Sheehy 4
1925 Kerry 5–05 Clare 0–00 Killarney Sportsfield Tom O'Mahony 20
1924 Kerry 5–08 Clare 2–02 Markets Field Phil O'Sullivan 15
1923 Kerry 0–05 Tipperary 0–03 Tralee Sportsfield John O'Mahony 2
1922 Tipperary 1–07 Limerick 0–01 Thurles Sportsfield Ned O'Shea 9
1921 No championship
1920 Tipperary 2–02 Kerry 0–02 Cork Athletic Grounds Ned O'Shea
1919 Kerry 6–11 Clare 2–00 Cusack Park Con Clifford
1918 Tipperary 1–01 Kerry 0–01 Cork Athletic Grounds Ned O'Shea
1917 Clare 5–04 Cork 0–01 Tipperary Sportsfield
1916 Cork 2–02 Clare 1–04 Clonmel Sportsfield Paddy O'Connell
1915 Kerry 4–03 Clare 0–01 Tipperary Sportsfield Dick Fitzgerald
1914 Kerry 0–05 Cork 0–01 Tralee Sportsfield Dick Fitzgerald
1913 Kerry 1–06 Cork 0–01 Cork Athletic Grounds Dick Fitzgerald
1912 Kerry 0–03 Clare 0–01 Cusack Park Dick Fitzgerald
1911 Cork 2–05 Waterford 0–01 Fraher Field Mick Mehigan
1910 Kerry 0–04 Cork 0–02 Cork Athletic Grounds Tom Costello
1909 Kerry 2–08 Cork 1–07 Cork Athletic Grounds Tom Costello
1908 Kerry 0–07 Waterford 0–02 Cork Athletic Grounds Con Healy
1907 Cork 1–07 Tipperary 0–01 Fraher Field Billy Mackesy
1906 Cork 1–10 Kerry 0–03 Tipperary Sportsfield Martin O'Connor
1905 Kerry 2–10 Limerick 1–06 Tralee Sportsfield Maurice McCarthy
1904
(R)
Kerry 0–03
2–03
Waterford 0–03
0–02
Fraher Field Austin Stack
1903 Kerry 0–05 Cork 0–03 Markets Field Thady O'Gorman
1902
(R)
Tipperary 1–04
2–04
Kerry 1–04
0–03
Turners Cross Bob Quane
1901 Cork 1–09 Limerick 1–06 Tipperary Sportsfield Jim Murphy
1900 Tipperary 2–04 Kerry 2–01 Markets Field Jack Tobin
1899 Cork 1–09 Tipperary 0–01 Markets Field Dan Coughlan
1898 Waterford 1–03 Cork 0–04 Castle Grounds James Wall
1897 Cork 0–05 Limerick 0–03 Tipperary Sportsfield Danny O'Donovan
1896 Limerick 0–04 Waterford 0–01 Mallow Town Park Con Fitzgerald
1895 Tipperary 0–05 Limerick 0–03 Kilmallock Sportsfield Paddy Finn
1894 Cork 1–07 Tipperary 1–03 Charleville Sportsfield John O'Leary
1893 Cork 2–03 Kerry 1–04 Mallow Town Park Jack O'Keeffe
1892 Kerry 1–06 Cork 1–03 Páirc Mac Gearailt JP O'Sullivan
1891 Cork 1–05 Waterford 0–04 Youghal Sportsfield Con O'Leary
1890 Cork 1–04 Kerry 0–01 Banteer Sportsfield Jim Power
1889 Tipperary 0–03 Cork 0–02 Mallow Town Park Gil Kavanagh
1888 Tipperary w/o Limerick scr. Gil Kavanagh
 *Denotes match in which COVID-19 restrictions limited attendance

Team records and statistics[edit]

Team results[edit]

Legend

  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • SF/QF – Semi-Finals/Quarter-Finals
County 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Years
Clare SF SF SF SF SF SF SF QF QF QF 2nd 11
Cork 2nd 2nd 2nd SF 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd SF QF 11
Kerry 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st SF 1st 1st 1st 11
Limerick QF QF QF QF QF QF SF SF SF 2nd SF 11
Tipperary QF SF SF 2nd SF SF QF 1st SF SF SF 11
Waterford SF QF QF QF QF QF QF QF QF QF QF 11

Debut of counties[edit]

Year Debutants Total
1888 Clare, Cork, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford 5
1889 Kerry 1
1890–present None 0
Total 6

By Semi-Final Appearances (2013–present)[edit]

Team No. Years
Kerry 12 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
Cork 11 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2024
Tipperary 9 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
Clare 9 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2023, 2024
Limerick 5 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
Waterford 2 2013, 2024

List of Munster Senior Football Championship counties[edit]

The following teams have competed in the Munster Championship for at least one season.

Team Total years First year in Championship Most recent year in Championship Championship titles Last Championship title Most recent championship finish Best Munster SFC finish Current Championship Lvl
Clare 1888 2024 2 1992 Runners-up 1st All-Ireland Senior Football Championship 1
Cork 1888 2024 37 2012 Quarter-finals 1st All-Ireland Senior Football Championship 1
Kerry 1889 2024 83 2023 Champions 1st All-Ireland Senior Football Championship 1
Limerick 1888 2024 1 1896 Semi-finals 1st Tailteann Cup 2
Tipperary 1888 2024 10 2020 Semi-finals 1st Tailteann Cup 2
Waterford 1888 2024 1 1898 Quarter-finals 1st Tailteann Cup 2

Most recent championship meetings[edit]

Clare Cork Kerry Limerick Tipperary Waterford
Clare - 2023 2023 2023 2020 2019
Cork - - 2022 2021 2020 2017
Kerry - - - 2022 2023 2013
Limerick - - - - 2022 2021
Tipperary - - - - - 2023
Waterford - - - - - -

Most recent championship wins[edit]

Cla Cor Ker Lim Tip Wat
Clare - 2023 2023 2019
Cork 2018 - 2020 2021 2018 2017
Kerry 2021 2022 - 2022 2023 2013
Limerick 2009 - 2022 2021
Tipperary 2020 2020 2020 - 2023
Waterford 2010 1960 1957 1981 1988 -

Consecutive titles[edit]

Octuple[edit]

  • Kerry (1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965)
  • Kerry (1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982)

Septuple[edit]

  • Kerry (1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942)

Sextuple[edit]

  • Kerry (1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934)
  • Kerry (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Quintuple[edit]

  • Kerry (1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927)

Quadruple[edit]

  • Kerry (1912, 1913, 1914, 1915)
  • Cork (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990)

Treble[edit]

  • Kerry (1903, 1904, 1905)
  • Kerry (1908, 1909, 1910)
  • Kerry (1946, 1947, 1948)
  • Kerry (1953, 1954, 1955)
  • Kerry (1968, 1969, 1970)
  • Kerry (1984, 1985, 1986)
  • Cork (1993, 1994, 1995)
  • Kerry (1996, 1997, 1998)
  • Kerry (2003, 2004, 2005)
  • Kerry (2021, 2022, 2023)

Double[edit]

Single[edit]

  • Cork (1897, 1899, 1901, 1911, 1916, 1928, 1943, 1945, 1949, 1952, 1971, 1983, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2012)
  • Tipperary (1895, 1900, 1902, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1935, 2020)
  • Kerry (1892, 1919, 1944, 1972, 1991, 2007)
  • Clare (1917, 1992)
  • Limerick (1896)
  • Waterford (1898)

Teams by decade[edit]

The most successful team of each decade, judged by number of Munster Senior Football Championship titles, is as follows:

  • 1880s: 2 for Tipperary (1888–89)
  • 1890s: 6 for Cork (1890-91-93-94-97-99)
  • 1900s: 5 for Kerry (1903-04-05-08-09)
  • 1910s: 6 for Kerry (1910-12-13-14-15-19)
  • 1920s: 6 for Kerry (1923-24-25-26-27-29)
  • 1930s: 9 for Kerry (1930-31-32-33-34-36-37-38-39)
  • 1940s: 7 for Kerry (1940-41-42-44-46-47-48)
  • 1950s: 7 for Kerry (1950-51-53-54-55-58-59)
  • 1960s: 8 for Kerry (1960-61-62-63-64-65-68-69)
  • 1970s: 7 for Kerry (1970-72-75-76-77-78-79)
  • 1980s: 6 for Kerry (1980-81-82-84-85-86)
  • 1990s: 5 for Cork (1990-93-94-95-99)
  • 2000s: 6 for Kerry (2000-01-03-04-05-07)
  • 2010s: 9 for Kerry (2010-11-13-14-15-16-17-18-19)

Finishing positions[edit]

  • Most championships
    • 84, Kerry (1892, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1919, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023)
  • Most second-place finishes
    • 54, Cork (1889, 1892, 1898, 1903, 1909, 1910, 1913, 1914, 1917, 1935, 1938, 1942, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Most semi-final finishes
  • Most quarter-final finishes

Other records[edit]

Gaps[edit]

  • Longest gaps between successive Munster titles:
  • Longest gaps between successive Munster finals:

Active Gaps[edit]

  • Longest active gaps since a championship title:
  • Longest active gaps since a championship final appearance:

Longest undefeated run[edit]

  • The record for the longest unbeaten run stands at 18 games held by Kerry. They achieved this feat on three separate occasions: 1936–1943, 1958–1966 and 1975–1983.

Most recent pairings in the final[edit]

All-time table (2020–present)[edit]

Legend

Colours
Currently competing in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Currently competing in the Tailteann Cup

As of 22 April 2024 (after munster semi-finals).

# Team Pld W D L Points
1 Kerry 9 8 0 1 16
2 Tipperary 9 5 0 4 10
3 Limerick 9 4 0 5 8
4 Clare 7 3 0 4 6
= Cork 8 3 0 5 6
= Waterford 6 1 0 5 2

Team progress since 2001[edit]

Below is a record of each county's performance since the introduction of the qualifier system to the All-Ireland series in 2001. Qualifiers did not occur from 2020 onwards due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Gaelic games.

Key
Winner
Final
Semi-final
Quarter-final / Super 8s
Qualifier Rounds 1–4 / Tommy Murphy Cup
Championship 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Clare Q2 Q2 Q2 Q2 Q3 Q2 TM TM Q2 Q1 Q1 Q4 Q2 Q3 Q2 QF Q3 Q3 Q4
Cork Q4 SF Q1 Q3 SF SF F SF F W QF SF QF QF Q4 Q4 Q4 Q4 S8s
Kerry SF F SF W F W W F W QF F QF SF W F SF SF S8s F
Limerick Q2 Q3 Q4 Q4 Q3 Q2 Q1 Q2 Q4 Q4 QF Q3 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 Q2
Tipperary Q1 Q4 Q3 Q1 Q1 Q2 TM Q1 Q2 Q2 Q1 Q4 Q1 Q4 Q3 SF Q3 Q2 Q1
Waterford Q1 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 TM TM Q1 Q2 Q3 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q1

Player records[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

All time[edit]

Rank Player Team Score Tally Era
1 Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 9–167 194 1988–2001
2 Mikey Sheehy Kerry 15–119 164 1974–1987
3 Colin Corkery Cork 4–132 144 1993–2004
4 Colm Cooper Kerry 8–110 134 2002–2016
5 Declan Browne Tipperary 5–106 121 1996–2007
6 Pat Spillane Kerry 14–77 119 1975–1991
7 Bryan Sheehan Kerry 5–97 112 2005–2017
8 Peter Lambert Tipperary 11–68 101 1988–2003
9 Dara Ó Cinnéide Kerry 8–71 95 1994–2005
10 Mick O'Dwyer Kerry 4–79 91 1957–1973
Dinny Allen Cork 11–58 91 1972–1989

By year[edit]

Year Name Team Score Total
1965 Éamonn Cregan Limerick 2-08 14
1966 Gene McCarthy Cork 3-06 15
1967 Mick Tynan Limerick 3–12 21
1968 Mick O'Dwyer Kerry 0–12 12
1969 Vinny Kirwan Waterford 0–12 12
John Cummins Tipperary 0–12 12
1970 Denis Coughlan Cork 3–14 23
1971 Denis Coughlan Cork 1–16 19
1972 Mick O'Dwyer Kerry 0–13 13
1973 Billy Field Cork 2–14 20
1974 Ray Cummins Cork 1-08 11
1975 Jim Kehoe Tipperary 4-00 12
1976 Mikey Sheehy Kerry 1–20 23
1977 Barry Walsh Kerry 2-09 15
1978 Mikey Sheehy Kerry 4–13 25
1979 Ger Power Kerry 4-06 18
1980 Anthony Moran Limerick 0–21 21
1981 Mikey Sheehy Kerry 1–11 14
1982 Mikey Sheehy Kerry 2–15 21
1983 Mikey Sheehy Kerry 2–11 17
John Cleary Cork 1–14 17
1984 Franny Kelly Tipperary 1-09 12
1985 Franny Kelly Tipperary 1–19 22
1986 Franny Kelly Tipperary 1–11 14
1987 Larry Tompkins Kerry 0–15 15
1988 Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 0–16 16
1989 Eoin Sheehan Limerick 4-07 19
1990 Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 1–14 17
1991 Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 0–24 24
1992 Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 1–20 23
1993 Colin Corkery Cork 2–20 26
1994 Peter Lambert Tipperary 4–13 25
1996 Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 4–20 32
1996 Dara Ó Cinnéide Kerry 1–15 18
1997 Brendan Cummins Tipperary 1–13 16
1998 Declan Browne Tipperary 2–29 35
1099 Podsie O'Mahony Cork 1–13 16
2000 Dara Ó Cinnéide Kerry 2-09 15
2001 Dara Ó Cinnéide Kerry 1–13 16
2002 Colin Corkery Cork 0–29 29
2003 Declan Browne Tipperary 1–16 19
2004 Muiris Gavin Limerick 0–24 24
2005 Colm Cooper Cork 3–12 21
2006 James Masters Cork 1–21 24
2007 James Masters Cork 3–18 27
2008 Daniel Goulding Cork 1-08 11
2009 Donncha O'Connor Cork 3–14 23
2010 Colm Cooper Kerry 1–20 23
2011 Daniel Goulding Cork 2–15 21
2012 Ian Ryan Limerick 1–17 20
2013 Daniel Goulding Cork 1–17 20
2014 Paul Whyte Waterford 1-07 10
David Tubridy Clare 1-07 10
Shane McGrath Clare 1-07 10
James O'Donoghue Kerry 0–10 10
2015 Colm O'Neill Cork 1–14 17
2016 Kevin O'Halloran Tipperary 0–15 15
2017 James O'Donoghue Kerry 0–16 16
2018 Paul Geaney Kerry 2–12 18
2019 Mark Collins Cork 0–17 17
2020 Conor Sweeney Tipperary 1–18 21

Most appearances[edit]

Rank Player Team Games Era
1 Colm Cooper Kerry 41 2002–2016
Tomás Ó Sé Kerry 41 1997–2013
3 Darragh Ó Sé Kerry 40 1994–2009
4 Marc Ó Sé Kerry 38 2002–2016
5 Dan O'Keeffe Kerry 36 1932–1948
6 Tom O'Sullivan Kerry 34 2000–2011
Séamus Moynihan Kerry 34 1992–2006
Jack O'Shea Kerry 34 1977–1992
Mick O'Connell Kerry 34 1956–1974
10 Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 33 1988–2001
Billy Morgan Cork 33 1966–1981

Record Munster medal winners[edit]

Rank Player Team No. Years
1 Dan O'Keeffe Kerry 14 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948
2 Mick O'Connell Kerry 12 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972
3 Pat Spillane Kerry 12 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1991
4 Mick O'Dwyer Kerry 11 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972
5 John O'Keeffe Kerry 11 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984
6 Páidí Ó Sé Kerry 11 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986
7 Ger Power Kerry 11 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986
8 Mikey Sheehy Kerry 11 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986
9 Denis "Ógie" Moran Kerry 11 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986
10 Dick Fitzgerald Kerry 10 1903, 1905, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1923
11 Miko Doyle Kerry 10 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
12 Joe Keohane Kerry 10 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1947, 1948
13 Johnny Culloty Kerry 10 1955, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1970
14 Jack O'Shea Kerry 10 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1991

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