Ulster Under-21 Hurling Championship

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For the senior equivalent, see Ulster Senior Hurling Championship.
Ulster Under-21 Hurling Championship
Founded 1964
Title holders Antrim (27th title)
First winner Antrim
Most titles Antrim (27 titles)
Sponsors Erin

The Ulster U-21 Hurling Championship, or for sponsorship reasons the Erin Ulster Under-21 Hurling Championship, is an Under 21 hurling tournament between counties affiliated to Ulster. The winners of the Ulster championship go on to qualify for the All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship. The most successful county to date are Antrim who have won the competition on 27 occasions.

The 2010 champions are Antrim who defeated Armagh by 0-21 to 0-16. .[1] Antrim had won the 2009 title by beating Derry.[2] In 2011, Antrim completed a three in a row of titles, beating Armagh.

Armagh, Cavan, Donegal, Fermanagh, Monaghan and Tyrone have never won an Under-21 hurling championship.

Top winners[edit]

Team Wins Years won
1 Antrim 32 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
2 Down 13 1968, 1969, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1990, 2003, 2004
3 Derry 5 1986, 1993, 1997, 2007, 2008
  • Only three counties from Ulster have won the Under-21 championship

Roll of honour[edit]

Year Winner Opponent
2014[3] Antrim 7-17 Down 1-05
2013[4] Antrim 6-22 Derry 0-06
2012 Antrim Derry
2011 Antrim 0-15 Armagh 2-07
2010 Antrim 0-21 Armagh 0-16
2009 Antrim 1-18 Derry 0-09
2008 Derry See note
2007 Derry 2-16 Antrim 1-17
2006 Antrim 2-15 Down 2-11
2005 Antrim 3-12 Down 0-16
2004 Down 5-08 Derry 4-07
2003 Down 3-12 Antrim 1-12
2002 Antrim 2-23 Down 0-06
2001 Antrim 2-18 Derry 1-16
2000 Antrim 2-14 Derry 0-03
1999 Antrim 2-14 Derry 0-12
1998 Antrim 3-20 Down 4-08
1997 Derry 2-11 0-22 Antrim 0-17 1-16
1996 Antrim 1-13 Down 1-12
1995 Antrim 2-18 Derry 1-07
1994 Antrim 1-20 Down 1-04
1993 Derry 2-13 Antrim 1-08
1992 Antrim 3-11 Down 3-04
1991 Antrim 2-19 Down 2-06
1990 Down 2-09 Antrim 2-06
1989 Antrim 4-18 Derry 0-04
1988 Antrim 6-11 Down 1-04
1987 Down 3-12 Derry 2-09
1986 Derry 2-09 3-09 Down 2-09 1-02
1985 Down 1-12 Antrim 1-10
1984 Down 1-14 Antrim 0-15
1983 Down 2-07 Antrim 0-07
1982 Antrim 9-14 Down 0-05
1981 Antrim 2-09 Down 1-05
1980 Antrim 4-16 Down 0-09
1979 Antrim 9-13 Armagh 2-02
1978 Antrim 5-18 Down 3-09
1977 Down 3-07 Antrim 0-09
1976 Antrim 1-09 Down 0-04
1975 Down 3-10 Antrim 1-03
1974 Antrim 3-08 Down 0-03
1973 Antrim 1-06 3-19 Down 1-06 3-03
1972 Antrim 4-09 Down 1-11
1971 Down 5-11 Antrim 2-09
1970 Antrim 6-12 Down 2-10
1969 Down 5-17 Antrim 2-11
1968 * Down 7-06 Armagh 2-09
1967 Antrim 3-08 Down 2-07
1966 Antrim 4-05 Down 0-08
1965 Antrim 5-08 Down 4-07
1964 Antrim *

Notes:

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "Antrim cruise to Ulster U-21 victory". RTE. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ulster U21HC final: Antrim ease past Derry". Hogan Stand. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 

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