The Leinster Leader Junior Club Cup

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The Leinster Leader Junior Club Cup is a gaelic football competition for junior clubs organised by the Kildare GAA. Founded in 1995, it is sponsored by the Leinster Leader and it has gained mild support at county level. Many People[who?] believe that it was founded by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) to replace The Niall Smullen Cup which was abandoned in 1995.

Winners[edit]

  • 1995 - Rheban ( Rheban 2-16 to Cappagh's 1-14 )
  • 1996 - Kildangan ( Kildangan 1-10 to Cappagh's 0-11 )
  • 1997 - Cappagh ( Cappagh 4-21 to Milltown's 0-8 )
  • 1998 - Rheban ( Rheban 2-9 to Ardclough's 2-5 )
  • 1999 - Milltown ( Milltown 1-13 to Kildangan's 0-12 )
  • 2000 - Two Mile House ( Two Mile House 2-15 to Ardclough's 3-9 )
  • 2001 - Kildangan ( Kildangan 3-17 to Cappagh's 2-11 )
  • 2002 - Rheban ( Rheban 1-14 to Straffan's 0-15 )
  • 2003 - Ardclough ( Ardclough 3-18 to Milltown's 2-16 )
  • 2004 - Straffan ( Straffan 0-18 to Two Mile House's 2-10 )
  • 2005 - Milltown ( Milltown 1-16 to Cappagh's 2-9 )
  • 2006 - Cappagh ( Cappagh 0-19 to Milltown's 0-18 )
  • 2007 - Rheban ( Rheban 3-18 to Athgarvan's 1-8 )
  • 2008 - Straffan ( Straffan 2-17 to Rheban's 2-10 )

Teams[edit]

Rheban have the best record in the Cup winning it on 4 occasions ( 1995, 1998, 2002 and 2007 ) and were runners-up on one occasion ( 2008 ). Other excelled teams are:

  • Cappagh ( 1997 and 2006 ) - runners-up ( 1995, 1996, 2001, and 2005 )
  • Milltown ( 1999 and 2005 ) - runners-up ( 1997, 2003 and 2006 )