2020 Lory Meagher Cup

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2020 Lory Meagher Cup
Dates24 October – 28 November 2020
Teams3
Champions Colours of Louth.svg Louth (2nd title)
Liam Molloy (captain)
Paul McCormack (manager)
Runners-up Colours of Fermanagh.svg Fermanagh
John Duffy (captain)
Joe Baldwin (manager)
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
Goals scored10 (2.5 per match)
Points scored111 (27.75 per match)
Top scorer(s) Colours of Louth.svg Darren Geoghegan (0-20)
2019 (Previous)(Next) 2021

The 2020 Lory Meagher Cup is the 12th staging of the Lory Meagher Cup, the Gaelic Athletic Association's fifth tier inter-county hurling championship.

Contents

This year's cup was contested between Cavan, Fermanagh and Louth. Lancashire were supposed to compete in the competition; however, they didn't due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Gaelic games. The championship was scheduled to begin in May but will take place in October and November. [1]

The previous year's cup was won by Leitrim after defeating Lancashire in the final. [2] Leitrim advanced to the 2020 Nicky Rackard Cup. Louth were relegated from the 2019 Nicky Rackard Cup after losing a relegation playoff against Monaghan. [3]

Louth were the winners, defeating Fermanagh in the final. [4]

Results

Group stage

Table

PosTeamPldWDLSFSADiffPtsQualification
1 Colours of Fermanagh.svg Fermanagh 21103-262-28+132020 Lory Meagher Cup Final
2 Colours of Louth.svg Louth 21012-293-2602
3 Colours of Cavan.svg Cavan 20111-291-30–11

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Final

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28 November 2020
Final
Colours of Fermanagh.svg Fermanagh 2-08 (14)(25) 2-19 Louth Colours of Louth.svg
(HT: 1-03 – 1-06)
Gls: J Duffy 1 (pen), C Corrigan 1
Pts: J Duffy 3fs, C Corrigan 1, C Duffy 1, S Corrigan 1f, T Keenan 1, C McShea 1
Gls: A Mackin 2
Pts: D Geoghegan 9fs, David Kettle 2, Paul Mathews 2, C Deane 1, N Keenan 1, R Walsh 1, P Fallon 1, A Mackin 1, F Joyce 1
Croke Park , Dublin
Referee: Gearoid McGrath

Statistics

Top scorers

Overall
RankPlayerClubTallyTotalMatchesAverage
1Darren Geoghegan Louth 0-202036.66
2Seán Corrigan Fermanagh 1-161936.33
3Brian Fitzgerald Cavan 0-181829.00
In a single game
RankPlayerClubTallyTotalOpposition
1Brian Fitzgerald Cavan 0-1111 Louth
2Seán Corrigan Fermanagh 1-0710 Louth
3Darren Geoghegan Louth 0-099 Fermanagh
4Seán Corrigan Fermanagh 0-088 Cavan
5John Duffy Fermanagh 1-036 Louth

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