2020 National Hurling League

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2020 National Hurling League
League details
Dates25 January – 25 October, 2020
Teams35
League champions
Winners Limerick (13th win)
Captain Declan Hannon
Manager John Kiely
League runners-up
Runners-up Clare
Captain David McInerney
Manager Brian Lohan
Other division winners
Division 2A Antrim
Division 2B Down
Division 3A Donegal
Division 3B Sligo
2019
2021

The 2020 National Hurling League was the 89th season of the National Hurling League for county teams.

Contents

Division 1 was restructured in 2020 into two groups of approximately equal strength. [1] [2] [3]

The league was originally scheduled to end on 29 March 2020. The public health measures introduced to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland resulted in most of the final stages being delayed to October and the Division 1 final stage being reduced from five games to one. [4] [5] [6]

Eir Sport and RTÉ provide live TV coverage of the league on Saturday nights. TG4 broadcast Sunday afternoon games. The highlights programmes are RTÉ2's League Sunday on Sunday evenings, TG4's GAA 2020 on Monday evenings and Eir Sport's Allianz Leagues Reloaded on Wednesday evenings.

Limerick were the winners, defeating Clare in the final on 25 October. [7] [8]

Format

League structure

Thirty-five teams compete in the 2020 NHL –

All thirty-two county teams from Ireland take part. London, Lancashire and Warwickshire complete the lineup.

Teams by Province and Division
ProvinceDiv 1Div 2ADiv 2BDiv 3ADiv 3BTotal
Connacht 111025
Leinster 6312012
Munster 510006
Ulster 012429
Britain 002013
Total12666535

Each team plays all the other teams in their division once, either home or away. Two points are awarded for a win, and one for a draw.

The Division 1 semi-finals had been proposed to finish on the day the games are played avoiding the need for replays. If a semi-final is level after the initial seventy minutes, still level after two ten minute periods of extra time played each way, and still level after two further five minute periods of extra time, the outcome is to be decided by a free-taking competition. This is intended to prevent games from going to a replay and allow the league finals to be held on the scheduled date. [9]

Tie-breaker

Finals, promotions and relegations

Division 1

Division 2A

Division 2B

Division 3A

Division 3B

Division 1

Division 1 Format


The top twelve teams compete in Division 1 in two six-team groups of approximately equal strength based on their league performance in 2019. This group structure was introduced in 2020. (Previously the top six ranked teams were in Division 1A and the teams ranked 7–12 were in Division 1B.)

Each team play all the other teams in their group once. Two points are awarded for a win and one for a draw. The top team in each group qualifies for the league final. The last-placed team in each group plays in the relegation playoff with the losers being relegated to Division 2A.

Division 1 Group A

Division 1 Group A Table


  NHL final

TeamPldWDLFADiffPts
Colours of Limerick.svg Limerick 55005-1073-882510
Colours of Waterford.svg Waterford 53027-925-9356
Colours of Galway.svg Galway 53026-935-75216
Colours of Cork.svg Cork 520311-905-110-24
Colours of Tipperary.svg Tipperary 52037-1079-91104
Colours of Westmeath.svg Westmeath 50052-7211-105-590

Division 1 Group A Rounds 1 to 5


Division 1 Group A Round 1


25 January 2020
5:15 pm
Round 1
Tipperary Colours of Tipperary.svg 0-18 - 2-14Limerick Colours of Limerick.svg Semple Stadium, Thurles
Attendance: 11,867
Referee: P Murphy (Carlow)
J Forde 0-10 (0-8f, 0-1 sideline), J Morris 0-3, J McGrath 0-3, P Cadell 0-1, W Connors 0-1. Report A Gillane 1-6 (0-4f, 0-1 sideline), D Dempsey 0-3, G Hegarty 1-0, T Morrissey 0-2, D Byrnes 0-2 (0-1ff), S Flanagan 0-1.

26 January 2020
12:30 pm
Round 1
Galway Colours of Galway.svg 1-24 - 0-10Westmeath Colours of Westmeath.svg Pearse Stadium, Galway
Referee: J Murphy (Limerick)
J Canning (0-12, 0-09f, 0-01 '65), T Haran (0-06); C Whelan (1-00), C Mannion (0-03); S Linnane (0-01), T Monaghan (0-01), S Bleahane (0-01). Report K Doyle (0-07, 0-07f), E Price (0-02, 0-01f), C Boyle (0-01).

26 January 2020
2:00 pm
Round 1
Waterford Colours of Waterford.svg 1-24 - 3-17Cork Colours of Cork.svg Walsh Park, Waterford
Referee: J Keenan (Wicklow)
S Bennett 0-11 (0-7f, 0-1 ’65), P Curran 1-3, K Bennett 0-5 (0-1 sideline), J Fagan 0-2 (0-1 sideline), I Daly, J Prendergast, M Kearney 0-1 each. Report S Kingston 2-2, P Horgan 0-6 (0-6f), C Lehane 1-0, D Cahalane 0-3, S Harnedy, D Fitzgibbon, M Coleman 0-2 each_

Division 1 Group A Round 2


01 February 2020
7:00 pm
Round 2
Cork Colours of Cork.svg 2-24 - 1-25Tipperary Colours of Tipperary.svg Páirc Uí Chaoimh
Attendance: 9,821
Referee: J Owens (Wexford)
P Horgan 1-9 (pen, 0-8f), R O'Flynn 1-3, A Cadogan 0-4, S Harnedy, D Fitzgibbon 0-2 each, D Cahalane, A Walsh, L Meade, M Coleman 0-1 each. Report B Hogan 1-0 (pen), M Kehoe, J McGrath, J Forde (3f) 0-4 each, P Maher 0-3, P Cadell, J Morris 0-2 each, J Cahill, R Maher (f), N O'Meara, A Flynn 0-1 each.

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Limerick Colours of Limerick.svg 1-19 - 0-14Galway Colours of Galway.svg LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
Attendance: 14,151
Referee: C Lyons (Cork)
D Reidy 0-7 (0-4f), D Dempsey 1-1, G Hegarty, T Morrissey, A Gillane (0-1f) 0-2 each, D O’Connell, D Hannon, S Flanagan, G Mulcahy, W O’Donoghue 0-1 each. Report J Canning 0-7 (0-5f), C Whelan 0-2, S Bleahane, S Cooney, A Harte, C Cooney (0-1f), C Mannion 0-1 each.

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Westmeath Colours of Westmeath.svg 1-15 - 3-18Waterford Colours of Waterford.svg TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar
Referee: S Stack (Dublin)
N Mitchell 1-6 (5fs), C Doyle 0-4, A Devine 0-2, E Price, D Clinton and S McGovern 0-1 each. Report S Bennett 2-8 (4fs, 4 65s), J Fagan 1-0, D Lyons and P Curran 0-2 each, J Dillon, B Nolan, P Mahony, M Kearney, I Daly and D Hutchinson 0-1 each.

Division 1 Group A Round 3


7 March 2020
5:30 pm
Round 3
Limerick Colours of Limerick.svg 1-21 - 1-17Waterford Colours of Waterford.svg LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
Attendance: 9,097
Referee: P O'Dwyer (Carlow)
G Hegarty 1-5, A Gillane 0-7 (5 frees), G Mulcahy 0-4, D Dempsey 0-2, P O'Loughlin, D Reiby, R Hanley 0-1 each.P Mahony 0-7 (6 frees), J Fagan 1-0, S Bennett 0-3 (1 free), J Barron 0-2, C Lyons, P Hogan, I Daly, B Power, D Lyons (0-1 each).

8 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Galway Colours of Galway.svg 3-21 - 3-13Tipperary Colours of Tipperary.svg Pearse Stadium, Galway
Referee: J Murphy (Limerick)
E Niland 0-14 (13f), C Whelan 2-0, B Concannon 0-4, C Mannion 1-0, C Cooney, J Coen, J Flynn (1 sl) 0-1 each. Report J Forde 1-5 (2 65, 2f), J McGrath 2-1, C Darcy 0-2, P Maher, R Maher, D Quirke, M Breen, S Callanan 0-1 each.

16 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Westmeath Colours of Westmeath.svg 1-14 - 3-12Cork Colours of Cork.svg TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar
Referee: L Gordon (Galway)
A Devine 1-8 (7f, 1-0 “65”), D McNicholas 0-2, D Clinton 0-2, J Boyle 0-1, A Clarke 0-1. Report P Horgan 2-8 (7f, 2-0 “pens”, 1 “65”), B Cooper 1-0, C Lehane 0-2, T O’Mahony 0-1 (1 S/L), L Meade 0-1.

Division 1 Group A Round 4


23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Cork Colours of Cork.svg 2-21 - 0-29Limerick Colours of Limerick.svg Páirc Uí Chaoimh
Attendance: 11,212
Referee: S Cleere (Kilkenny)
P Horgan 0-17 (0-15f, 0-1 65), S Kingston 1-1, A Walsh 1-0, D Dalton 0-02 (0-1 s/l), B Cooper 0-1.A Gillane 0-13 (0-11f), D O'Donovan 0-3, C Lynch, S Flanagan, P O'Loughlin, K Hayes (0-2 each), W O'Donoghue, D Dempsey D Byrnes (65), T Morrissey, G Hegarty 0-1 each.

23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Waterford Colours of Waterford.svg 0-17 - 0-16Galway Colours of Galway.svg Walsh Park
Attendance: 3,652
Referee: J Owens (Wexford)
P Mahony 0-8 (5fs, 1 65), J Fagan 0-2, C Lyons, A Gleeson (f) K Moran, J Barron, S Bennett, P Curran, P Hogan 0-1 each. Report C Whelan 0-4, T Haran (3fs) C Mannion 0-3 each, E Niland (2fs), B Concannon 0-2 each, S Loftus, S Bleahane 0-1 each.

23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Tipperary Colours of Tipperary.svg 3-27 - 0-16Westmeath Colours of Westmeath.svg Semple Stadium
Referee: P Murphy (Carlow)
J Forde 0-14 (0-9f, 0-1sl), J Morris 1-3, C Darcy 1-1, S Callanan 1-1, R Maher 0-3, A Flynn 0-2, M Breen 0-2, M Kehoe 0-1. Report K Doyle 0-7 (0-6f, 0-1 65), A Devine 0-5 (0-5f), D McNicholas 0-2, A Clarke 0-1, C Doyle 0-1.

Division 1 Group A Round 5


01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Limerick Colours of Limerick.svg 1-24 - 0-18Westmeath Colours of Westmeath.svg LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
Referee: S HYnes (Galway)
D Reidy 0-8 (0-7f), T Morrissey 0-7 (0-4f), S Flanagan 0-4, D Dempsey 1-0, B Ryan 0-2, B Nash 0-2, D O’Connell 0-1. Report D McNicholas 0-10 (0-8f, 0-2sl), D Clinton 0-3, J Galvin 0-2, J Coll 0-2, S Clavin 0-1.

01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Galway Colours of Galway.svg 2-18 - 1-16Cork Colours of Cork.svg Pearse Stadium
Referee: F Horgan (Tipperary)
B Concannon (1-2); J Flynn (1-1); C Mannion (0-5, 0-3 frees); C Cooney (0-3, 0-2 frees); E Niland (0-2 frees), N Burke (0-2 each); A Tuohey, A Harte, D Burke (0-1 each). Report P Horgan (0-9, 0-9 frees); T O'Mahony (1-1, 0-1 sc); S Kingston (0-2); D Fitzgibbon, C Lehane, B Cooper, A Walsh (0-1 each).

01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Tipperary Colours of Tipperary.svg 0-24 - 2-16Waterford Colours of Waterford.svg Semple Stadium
Referee: S Stack (Dublin)
J Forde 0-11 (5 65s, 4fs), D Quirke 0-4, S Callanan, P Maher 0-2 each, J McGrath, C Barrett, N McGrath, N O'Meara, C Darcy all 0-1 each Report P Mahony 0-7 (6fs), P Hogan 1-2, S Bennett 1-1, J Barron 0-2, K Moran, D Hutchinson, N Montgomery, C Gleeson all 0-1 each

Division 1 Group B

Division 1 Group B Table


  NHL final  Relegated

TeamPldWDLFADiffPts
Colours of Clare.svg Clare 54104-1022-72369
Colours of Wexford.svg Wexford 54017-1014-77338
Colours of Kilkenny.svg Kilkenny 531111-975-75407
Colours of Dublin.svg Dublin 52035-897-88-54
Colours of Laois.svg Laois 51045-769-98-342
Colours of Carlow.svg Carlow 50051-576-112-680

Division 1 Group B Rounds 1 to 5


Division 1 Group B Round 1


25 January 2020
7:00 pm
Round 1
Laois Colours of Laois.svg 2-16 - 2-27Wexford Colours of Wexford.svg MW Hire O'Moore Park, Portlaoise
Referee: F Horgan (Tipperary)
R King 0-11 (7f), E Rowland 1-1 (f), W Dunphy 1-0, J Kelly, A Bergin, J Keyes, E Gaughan 0-1 each Report J O'Connor 0-6f, C McDonald 1-3, P Morris 0-4, R O'Connor, P Foley (fs) 0-3 each, A Nolan 1-0, K Foley, L Óg McGovern, C Dunbar 0-2 each, S Murphy, S Casey (f) 0-1 each.

26 January 2020
2:00 pm
Round 1
Clare Colours of Clare.svg 1-27 - 0-14Carlow Colours of Carlow.svg Cusack Park, Ennis
Referee: L Gordon (Galway)
T Kelly (0-12, 6f), S O’Donnell (1-2), J Conlon (0-3,1f), D Fitzgerald (0-2), A McCarthy (0-2), D McInerney (0-1), P O’Connor (0-1), I Galvin (0-1), D Reidy (0-1), R Taylor (0-1), D McMahon (0-1). Report M Kavanagh (0-8, 7f), C Nolan (0-3, 1f), John Michael Nolan (0-2), R Coady (0-1).

26 January 2020
2:00 pm
Round 1
Kilkenny Colours of Kilkenny.svg 3-21 - 0-18Dublin Colours of Dublin.svg UPMC Nowlan Park, Kilkenny
Referee: P O'Dwyer (Carlow)
A Murphy 0-8 (0-6 frees, 0-1 65), B Ryan 2-0, G Aylward 1-0, P Deegan 0-2, C Fogarty 0-2, N Brassil 0-2, W Walsh 0-2, M Keoghan 0-1, B Sheehan 0-1, M Carey 0-1, J Donnelly 0-1, L Scanlon 0-1. Report O O’Rorke 0-6 (0-4 frees), S Moran 0-4 (0-3 frees), R Hayes 0-2 (0-1 free), E Dillon 0-2, C Crummey 0-1, R McBride 0-1, T Connolly 0-1, D Sutcliffe 0-1.

Division 1 Group B Round 2


02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Dublin Colours of Dublin.svg 4-18 - 2-17Laois Colours of Laois.svg Parnell Park
Referee: D Hughes (Carlow)
O O'Rorke 1-7 (0-6 frees, 0-1 '65), D Keogh 1-2, S Moran 0-3 (0-2 frees), E Dillon and R Hayes 1-0 each, D Burke and J Hetherton 0-2 each, J Malone and R McBride 0-1 each.W Dunphy 2-1, R King 0-6 (0-5 frees), S Bergin 0-3, C McEvoy 0-2, A Dunphy, J Kelly, E Rowland (free), P Purcell and J Ryan 0-1 each.

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Wexford Colours of Wexford.svg 0-15 - 0-18Clare Colours of Clare.svg Chadwick's Wexford Park
Referee: S Cleere (Kilkenny)
J O’Connor 0-4 (3 frees), P Foley 0-3 (3 frees), R O’Connor, C McDonald (0-2 each), A Rochford, M Fanning, P Morris, L Óg McGovern 0-1 each. Report T Kelly 0-12 (10 frees), D Fitzgerald 0-3, R Taylor 0-2, S O’Donnell 0-1.

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Carlow Colours of Carlow.svg 0-09 - 3-21Kilkenny Colours of Kilkenny.svg Netwatch Cullen Park
Referee: C McAllister (Cork)
M Kavanagh (0-6, five frees); C Nolan, T Joyce, E Byrne (0-1 each).A Murphy (0-8, frees); R Hogan (1-3); J Maher (1-2); G Aylward (1-1); W Walsh, N Brassil (0-2 each); E Murphy (0-1, free); A Nolan, B Sheehan (0-1 each).

Division 1 Group B Round 3


15 February 2020
5:00 pm
Round 3
Carlow Colours of Carlow.svg 0-09 - 0-20Dublin Colours of Dublin.svg Netwatch Cullen Park
Referee: T Walsh (Waterford)
M Kavanagh 0-6 (4f), JM Nolan 0-2, D English 0-1 (1f). Report P Ryan 0-5 (3f, 1 “65”), R McBride 0-4, O O’Rorke 0-3 (3f), S Moran 0-2 (1f), D Keogh 0-2, D Gray 0-2, C Crummey 0-2.

16 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Clare Colours of Clare.svg 0-17 - 0-09Laois Colours of Laois.svg Cusack Park, Ennis
Referee: J Keenan (Wicklow)
T Kelly 0-8 (four frees), A Shanagher 0-3, I Galvin 0-1, A McCarthy 0-1, J Browne 0-1, D McMahon 0-1, D Reidy 0-1, A Cunningham 0-1. Report R King 0-4 (four frees), W Dunphy 0-3 (one free), P Purcell 0-1, A Dunphy 0-1.

16 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Wexford Colours of Wexford.svg 1-16 - 1-14Kilkenny Colours of Kilkenny.svg Chadwick's Wexford Park
Referee: F Horgan (Tipperary)
P Morris 0-7 (6 frees), C McDonald 1-1, J O’Connor 0-3, A Nolan 0-2, D Reck, P Foley (free), D O’Keeffe 0-1 each. Report A Murphy 0-4 (4 frees), R Hogan 0-3, B Ryan 1-0, J Donnelly 0-2, J Maher, W Walsh, D Brennan (free), M Keoghan, P Deegan 0-1 each.

Division 1 Group B Round 4


22 February 2020
5:00 pm
Round 4
Dublin Colours of Dublin.svg 0-18 - 2-14Wexford Colours of Wexford.svg Croke Park
Referee: J Murphy (Limerick)
P Ryan 0-8 (8fs), R McBride and R Hayes (1f) 0-2 each, E Dillon, C Boland, J Madden, C Crummey, D Burke, and O O'Rorke (f) 0-1 each. Report P Morris 0-7 (4fs, 165) R O'Connor 0-4 (1f), J O’Connor and M Fanning (pen) 1-0 each P Foley, D O'Keeffe and L Chin (f) 0-1 each.

22 February 2020
7:00 pm
Round 4
Laois Colours of Laois.svg 0-15 - 0-14Carlow Colours of Carlow.svg MW Hire O'Moore Park
Referee: C McAllister (Cork)
R King 0-12 (9f), C McEvoy, W Dunphy, A Dunphy 0-1 each. Report M Kavanagh 0-11 (8f), C Nolan 0-2, J Nolan 0-1.

23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Kilkenny Colours of Kilkenny.svg 1-19 - 3-13Clare Colours of Clare.svg UPMC Nowlan Park
Referee: L Gordon (Galway)
A Murphy (0-7, frees); G Aylward (1-1); A Mullen, J Donnelly, W Walsh (0-2 each); D Mullen, R Leahy, B Ryan, R Hogan, E Cody (0-1 each). Report S O’Donnell (2-1); T Kelly (0-7, four frees); R Taylor (1-0); D Reidy, J Conlon, C Guilfoyle, D Ryan, A Cunningham (0-1 each).

Division 1 Group B Round 5


01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Wexford Colours of Wexford.svg 2-29 - 1-11Carlow Colours of Carlow.svg Chadwick's Wexford Park
Referee: C Cunning (Antrim)
R O’Connor (1-4 frees) 1-6, D O’Keeffe 1-2, P Morris (4f) 0-8, J O’Connor 0-3, C Flood, A Nolan, H Kehoe 0-2 each, S Donohoe, M Dwyer, C McDonald, C Dunbar 0-1 each. Report D Byrne 1-1, C Nolan (6f) 0-8, T Joyce, M Kavanagh 0-1 each.

01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Clare Colours of Clare.svg 0-27 - 1-15Dublin Colours of Dublin.svg Cusack Park, Ennis
Referee: D Hughes (Carlow)
T Kelly 0-12 (10f, 0-1 '65), D McInerney 0-4, D McMahon 0-2, D Ryan 0-1, S O'Donnell 0-3, J Conlon 0-1, D Reidy 0-2, A Shanagher 0-1, G Cooney 0-1 Report D Burke 0-10 (6f), E Dillon 1-0, P Crummey 0-3, D Gray 0-1, R Hayes 0-1

01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Kilkenny Colours of Kilkenny.svg 3-22 - 1-19Laois Colours of Laois.svg UMPC Nowlan Park
E Cody 1-8 (1-0 penalty, 0-4 frees, 0-2 65s), A Murphy 1-5 0-3 frees, 0-1 65), B Ryan 1-1, J Maher, M Keoghan 0-2 each, R Leahy, G Aylward and J Bergin 0-1 each. D Brennan 0-1 free. Report R King 0-8 (0-4 frees, 0-2 65s), P Purcell and W Dunphy 0-3 each, E Rowland 1-0 (penalty), E Gaughan 0-2, J Lennon, A Dunphy and J Ryan 0-1 each.

Division 1 Final

This game was also the 2020 Munster quarter-final. [11] [12]

Division 1 Relegation Play-Off


The bottom teams in the two Division 1 groups meet in a play-off with the losers being relegated to Division 2A.

8 March 2020
2:00 pm
Play-off
Colours of Westmeath.svg Westmeath1-17 - 2-08 Colours of Carlow.svg CarlowTEG Cusack Park, Mullingar
Referee: S Cleere (Kilkenny)
K Doyle (1-14, 0-10 frees, 0-1 sideline ball, 0-1 ’65), D McNicholas (0-1), S Clavin (0-1), D Clinton (0-1). Report M Kavanagh (1-3, 1 penalty, 0-3 frees), D Byrne (1-1), C Nolan (0-3, 2 frees), J Kavanagh 0-1.

Division 1 scoring statistics

Top scorers overall
RankPlayerTeamTallyTotalMatchesAverage
1 Tony Kelly Clare 0-6868611.33
2 Patrick Horgan Cork 3-4958511.60
3 Jason Forde Tipperary 1-444759.40
4 Aaron Gillane Limerick 1-404358.60
5 Ross King Laois 0-414158.20
6 Marty Kavanagh Carlow 1-353866.33
7 Stephen Bennett Waterford 3-243356.60
8 Alan Murphy Kilkenny 1-323557.00
9 Killian Doyle Westmeath 1-283147.75
10 Paul Morris Wexford 0-272755.40
Top scorers in a single game
RankPlayerTeamTallyTotalOpposition
1 Killian Doyle Westmeath 1-1417 Carlow
Tony Kelly Clare 0-1717 Limerick (final)
Patrick Horgan Cork 0-1717 Limerick
4 Patrick Horgan Cork 2-0814 Westmeath
Stephen Bennett Waterford 2-0814 Westmeath
Jason Forde Tipperary 0-1414 Westmeath
Evan Niland Galway 0-1414 Tipperary
8 Aaron Gillane Limerick 0-1313 Cork
9 Patrick Horgan Cork 1-0912 Tipperary
Ross King Laois 0-1212 Carlow
Joe Canning Galway 0-1212 Westmeath
Tony Kelly Clare 0-1212 Carlow
Tony Kelly Clare 0-1212 Wexford
Tony Kelly Clare 0-1212 Dublin
Aaron Gillane Limerick 0-1212 Clare (final)

Division 2A


Division 2A Table


  Division final, winner promoted  Automatic relegation to Division 2B

TeamPldWDLFADiffPts
Colours of Antrim.svg Antrim (P)541013-1003-67+639
Colours of Kerry.svg Kerry 54017-823-67+278
Colours of Offaly.svg Offaly 53119-1188-73+487
Colours of Meath.svg Meath 52035-868-102-254
Colours of Wicklow.svg Wicklow 51047-718-107-392
Colours of Mayo.svg Mayo 50052-6413-105-740

Division 2A Rounds 1 to 5


Division 2A Round 1


25 January 2020
2:00pm
Round 1
Mayo0-13 - 2-24Kerry Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar
Referee: C Cunning (Antrim)
S Boland (0-11, 10fs), S Crinnigan (0-1), G Kelly (0-1, 1f). Report S Conway (0-11, 7fs), B Barrett (1-4), J Conway (1-3), S Nolan (0-4), F Mackessy (0-1); C Harty (0-1),

26 January 2020
2:00pm
Round 1
Wicklow0-11 - 0-20Antrim Aughrim County Ground, Aughrim
Referee: C Mooney
E Donohue (0-3f), A O'Brien (0-2; 0-1f; 0-1 65'), E Kearns (0-2), J Doyle (0-2), D Staunton (0-1), P Doyle (0-1). Report N McManus (0-11; 0-10f), D McCloskey (0-2), G Walsh (0-2), C Johnston (0-1), E O'Neill (0-1), J McNaughton (0-1), M Bradley (0-1), N McKenna (0-1).

26 January 2020
2:00pm
Round 1
Offaly0-26 - 1-21Meath St. Patrick's Park, Birr
Referee: M Murtagh (Westmeath)
L Langton 0-12 (7f, 1 '65); S Kinsella, T Geraghty 0-3 each; S Cleary, D Nally, E Cahill (2f) 0-2 each; L Fox (f), O Kelly 0-1 each. Report P O'Hanrahan 1-11 (9f, 1 '65); A Douglas, J Regan (f) 0-3 each; J Toher (f), S Geraghty, D Kelly, E O'Donnchadh 0-1 each.

Division 2A Round 2


02 February 2020
12:30 pm
Round 2
Meath2-25 - 3-18Wicklow Páirc Tailteann, Navan
Referee: S Hynes
P O'Hanrahan 0-16 (0-12 fs, 0-1 65), J Regan 1-3 (1-0 pen), E O Donnchadha 1-1, J Toher 0-1, D Healy 0-1, P Slevin 0-1, A Healy 0-1A O'Brien 1-9 (0-7 fs, 0-1 65), E McCormack 1-2, P Doyle 1-2, J Doyle 0-2, P Keane 0-1, D Staunton 0-1, C McNally 0-1

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Kerry2-11 - 0-14Offaly Austin Stack Park, Tralee
Referee: N Wall (Cork)
S Conway (0-5); J Conway (1-1), C Harty (1-0), M Slattery (0-2), B Barrett (0-2), S Nolan (0-1).E Cahill (0-8), S Cleary (0-2), L Langton (0-2), C Kiely (0-1), B Duignan (0-1).

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Antrim4-19 - 0-07Mayo Fr. Healy Park, Loughguile
Referee: G McGrath
A Delargy (2-0), N McKenna (1-3); N McManus (0-6), D McCloskey (1-2), E Campbell (0-4), C Boyd (0-1); G Walsh (0-1), J McNaughton (0-1), C McCann (0-1).S Boland (0-3), S Kenny (0-2), G Kelly (0-1); E Delaney (0-1).

Division 2A Round 3


15 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Meath0-08 - 0-13Kerry St. Loman's Park, Trim
Referee: D Cunning (Antrim)
P O'Hanrahan 0-5 (4f); J Regan, E O Donnchadha, J Kelly 0-1 each. Report S Conway 0-7 (4f, 2 '65); P Boyle, J Conway 0-2 each; B Barrett, M Leane 0-1 each.

16 February 2020
1:00 pm
Round 3
Mayo1-13 - 1-16WicklowConnacht Centre of Excellence, Bekan
Referee: M Murtagh (Westmeath)
S Boland 0-6 (6f); C Freeman 1-2 (1-0 pen); S Kenny 0-3 (2f); E Delaney 0-2. Report A O'Brien 0-12 (10f, 1 '65); E O'Donoghue 1-0; J Doyle, W Kavanagh, E McCormick, D Stanton 0-1 each.

08 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Offaly0-20 - 2-14Antrim Bord na Móna O'Connor Park, Tullamore
Referee: D Hughes (Carlow)
E Cahill 0-11 (7f, 0-1 s/cut), P Geraghty 0-3 (0-1 s/cut), D Nally 0-3, B Watkins 0-1, S Cleary 0-1, B Murphy 0-1 Report N McManus 1-13 (10f, 0-1 65), D Nugent 1-0, C Johnson 0-1.

Division 2A Round 4


22 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Wicklow1-12 - 1-20Kerry Pearse Park, Arklow
Referee: C Mooney (Dublin)
A O'Brien 0-9 (5f, 3' 65s); P Doyle 1-0; E Donohoe 0-2 (1f); D Staunton O-1. Report S Conway 0-12 (10f, 1' 65); Jason Diggins 1-0; B Barrett, M Slattery, D Goggin 0-2 each; M O'Leary, F O Sullivan 0-1 each.

23 February 2020
12:30 pm
Round 4
Antrim5-27 - 1-15Meath Portglenone
Referee: S Stack
N McManus 2-9 (2f, 2 '65s); K Molloy, E Campbell, J McNaughton 1-2 each; D Nugent, N McKenna, A O'Brien, R Molloy 0-2 each; G Walsh, J Maskey, M Bradley, N McKeague 0-1 each. Report P O'Hanrahan 0-9 (6f); N Potterson 1-1; J Toher 0-2; A Douglas, S Morris, J Kelly 0-1 each.

23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Mayo1-13 - 5-29OffalyConnacht Centre of Excellence, Bekan
Referee: N Wall (Cork)
S Boland 0-6 (4f); B Morley 1-0; S Kenny 0-4 (f); S Mulroy, D Huane, C Freeman 0-1 each. Report E Cahill 0-12 (6f); D Nally 3-2; O Kelly 1-1; L Fox (1f), L Langton 0-4 each; D King 1-0, S Cleary, B Murphy 0-2 each; J Sampson, C Kiely (f) 0-1 each.

Division 2A Round 5


01 March 2020
12:30 pm
Round 5
Offaly4-29 - 2-14Wicklow Bord na Móna O'Connor Park, Tullamore
Referee: A Kelly (Galway)
E Cahill 0-17 (0-13 frees), T Geraghty, P Geraghty and C Gath 1-1 each, D Nally 0-4, J Sampson 1-0, L Fox 0-2, D Doughan, B Murphy and P Kinsella 0-1 each. Report A O’Brien 1-9 (0-6 frees), E McCormack 1-0, M Boland 0-2, G Byrne, E Donohue and E Kearns 0-1 each.

01 March 2020
12:30 pm
Round 5
Meath1-17 - 0-18Mayo Páirc Tailteann, Navan
Referee: M Murtagh (Westmeath)
P O'Hanrahan 0-8 (7f); J Regan 1-2 (1-0 pen); E Ó Donnchadha 0-3; J Kelly, M Burke, A Gannon, D Healy 0-1 each. Report S Boland 0-9 (7f); G Kelly, E Delaney 0-2 each; B Hunt, C Freeman, C Phillips, S Mulroy, A Phillips 0-1 each.

01 March 2020
12:30 pm
Round 5
Kerry2-14 - 2-20Antrim Austin Stack Park, Tralee
Referee: C McAllister
P Boyle 0-6 (0-4f), J Conway (1-2), M Boyle (1-1), M Leane (0-2), B Barrett, S Nolan and M Slattery (0-1 each). Report N McManus (0-5, 3f, 1, 65), D Nugent (1-2), C McCann (1-0), K Molloy and N McKenna (0-3), J McNaughton (0-2), C Cunning, M Bradley, P Burke, E Campbell and D McCloskey (0-1 each).

Division 2A Final


18 October 2020
1:30 pm
Final
Antrim2-23 – 2-20Kerry O'Connor Park, Tullamore
Referee: L Gordon (Galway)
C Cunning (0-10,7fs), J McNaughton (1-5, 2fs), C McCann (1-1), N McKenna (0-3), P Burke, J Maskey, M Bradley and D Nugent (0-1 each). Report S Conway (1-14, 1-9fs, 2x 65s), M Boyle (1-1), M Leane (0-3), M O'Leary and S Nolan (0-1 each).

Division 2A scoring statistics

Top scorers overall
RankPlayerCountyTallyTotalMatchesAverage
1 Neil McManus Antrim 3-445368.83
2 Shane Conway Kerry 1-4952510.40
Pádraig O'Hanrahan Meath 1-4952510.40
3 Eoghan Cahill Offaly 0-5050510.00
4Andy O'Brien Wicklow 2-414759.40
5Shane Boland Mayo 0-353557.00
6David Nally Offaly 3-112054.00
7Jack Conway Kerry 3-101953.80
8Liam Langton Offaly 0-181844.50
9James McNaughten Antrim 2-111762.83
Top scorers in a single game
RankPlayerClubTallyTotalOpposition
1 Shane Conway Kerry 1-1417 Antrim
Eoghan Cahill Offaly 0-1717 Wicklow
2 Neil McManus Antrim 1-1316 Offaly
Pádraig O'Hanrahan Meath 0-1616 Wicklow
3 Neil McManus Antrim 2-0915 Meath
4Pádraig O'Hanrahan Meath 1-1114 Offaly
5Andy O'Brien Wicklow 1-0912 Meath
Andy O'Brien Wicklow 1-0912 Offaly
Liam Langton Offaly 0-1212 Meath
Eoghan Cahill Offaly 0-1212 Mayo
Shane Conway Kerry 0-1212 Wicklow
Andy O'Brien Wicklow 0-1212 Mayo

Division 2B


Division 2B Table


  Division final, winner promoted  Relegated

TeamPldWDLFADiffPts
Colours of Derry.svg Derry 54107-724-54+339
Colours of Down.svg Down (P)54018-1114-68+538
Colours of Kildare.svg Kildare 531113-802-52+617
Colours of Roscommon.svg Roscommon 52034-659-80-304
Colours of London.svg London 51042-548-69-342
Colours of Warwickshire.svg Warwickshire 50055-2614-82-830

Division 2B Rounds 1 to 5


Division 2B Round 1


25 January 2020
1:00 pm
Round 1
Roscommon2-19 - 1-10Warwickshire Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon
Referee: J Clarke (Cavan)
MJ Egan 1-7, C Egan 1-1, P Kelly 0-4, G Egan 0-3, E Costello, J Kilkenny, A Moore, S Curley (SC) 0-1 each. Report L Hand 1-5 (5f), J Collins 0-3 (1 '65, 1f), W Allen (1f), R Duggan (SC) 0-1 each.

26 January 2020
12:30 pm
Round 1
Kildare2-26 - 0-20London St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge
Referee: S Hynes (Galway)
B Byrne 1-13 (12f), J Sheridan 1-4 (f), M Delaney 0-3 (2f), J Burke, T Forde, S Christansen, R Kelly, P Divilly, Cathal Dowling 0-1 each. Report A Sheehan 0-12 (9f), K Morrissey 0-2, J Goulding, D Corrigan, S Lohan, B Hickey, O Royston, C Nelson 0-1 each.

26 January 2020
12:30 pm
Round 1
Derry1-19 - 0-19Down Celtic Park, Derry
Referee: C McDonald (Antrim)
C O'Doherty 0-13 (12fs); R Mullan 1-0; O McKeever 0-2; C Kelly, E Cassidy, P Cleary and T Brady 0-1. Report O McManus 0-13 (12fs); R McCusker 0-2; J McManus, C Woods, P McCrickard and T Murray 0-1 each.

Division 2B Round 2


01 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Warwickshire0-01 - 5-19Kildare Páirc na hÉireann, Birmingham
Referee: K Brady (Louth)
L Hands 0-1. Report B Byrne 3-9 (6f, 1 s/l); S Ryan 1-1; J Burke 0-3; D Molloy 1-0; N Ó Muineacháin, J Sheridan 0-2 each; A Kelly, S Whelan 0-1 each.

02 February 2020
12:30 pm
Round 2
Down3-23 - 0-11Roscommon McKenna Park, Rubane
Referee: T Gleeson

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
London2-19 - 4-15Derry McGovern Park, Ruislip
Referee: T Walsh

Division 2B Round 3


15 February 2020
12:30 pm
Round 3
Down3-22 - 2-08Warwickshire McKenna Park, Rubane

16 February 2020
1:00 pm
Round 3
Roscommon0-13 - 0-10London Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon
Referee: K Jordan
C Dolan (0-10), MJ Egan (0-2), S Curley (0-1).D Nolan (0-10).

8 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Derry2-16 - 3-13KildareOwenbeg

Division 2B Round 4


22 February 2020
1:00 pm
Round 4
Derry4-22 - 2-07Warwickshire

23 February 2020
12:30pm
Round 4
Kildare5-21 - 2-12Roscommon

23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
London0-16 - 2-28Down

Division 2B Round 5


01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Londonw/o - scr.Warwickshire McGovern Park, Ruislip

01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Down0-19 - 1-14Kildare Fontenoy Park, Castlewellan

01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Roscommon0-10 - 0-16DerryConnacht Centre of Excellence, Bekan

Division 2B Final

18 October 2020
2 pm
Final
Derry0-17 – 2-16Down Athletic Grounds, Armagh
Referee: J Clarke (Cavan)
C O'Doherty (0-11, 10f), E McGill, J Mullan (0-2 each), O McKeever, P Cleary (0-1 each) Report E Sands, P Óg McCrickard (1-2 each), O McManus (0-5f), D Sands (0-3), P Savage (0-2), T Prenter, C Woods (1f) (0-1 each)

Division 2B Relegation Play-Off

8 March 2020
Relegation Play-Off
London1-20 - 0-5Warwickshire McGovern Park, Ruislip
Referee: Chris Mooney

Division 3A


Division 3A Table


  Division final, winner promoted  Automatic relegation to Division 3B

TeamPldWDLFADiffPts
Colours of Armagh.svg Armagh 53209-862-77+308
Colours of Donegal.svg Donegal (P)54015-815-60+218
Colours of Tyrone.svg Tyrone 53114-1018-77+127
Colours of Longford.svg Longford 52124-681-79-25
Colours of Monaghan.svg Monaghan 51046-529-83-402
Colours of Louth.svg Louth 50055-648-76-210

Division 3A Rounds 1 to 5


Division 3A Round 1


26 January 2020
2:00 pm
Round 1
Donegal0-15 - 2-17ArmaghLetterkenny
Referee: Kevin Brady

26 January 2020
2:00 pm
Round 1
Monaghan0-18 - 2-16LongfordInniskeen
Referee: Tarlach Conway

26 January 2020
2:00 pm
Round 1
Louth1-16 - 1-21TyroneDarver
Referee: Richie Fitzsimons

Division 3A Round 2


02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Longford1-15 - 1-10LouthPearse Park, Longford
Referee: Chris Mooney

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Tyrone1-15 - 2-23DonegalHealy Park
Referee: Tarlach Conway

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Armagh3-25 - 1-10MonaghanAthletic Grounds
Referee: Colm McDonald

Division 3A Round 3


16 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Longford0-09 - 0-09ArmaghPearse Park, Longford

16 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Monaghan1-7 - 2-17TyroneCastleblayney

16 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Louth1-10 - 2-9DonegalDarver

Division 3A Round 4


23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Donegal1-15 - 1-05MonaghanLetterkenny
Referee: Tarlach Conway

23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Tyrone0-23 - 1-15LongfordHealy Park
Referee: Colm McDonald

23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Armagh1-19 - 1-18LouthAthletic Grounds
Referee: Thomas Gleeson

Division 3A Round 5


01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Longford0-13 - 0-19Donegal
Referee: Richie Fitzsimons

01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Monaghan3-12 - 1-10LouthInniskeen
Referee: Aidan Ferguson

01 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 5
Armagh3-16 - 0-25TyroneAthletic Grounds
Referee: James Connors

Division 3A Final


8 March 2020Donegal1-18 – 0-19Armagh Páirc Naomh Colmcille, Carrickmore
Report

Division 3B


Division 3B Table


  Division final, winner promoted

TeamPldWDLFADiffPts
Colours of Sligo.svg Sligo (P)440012-765-54+438
Colours of Leitrim.svg Leitrim 42024-545-45+64
Colours of Roscommon.svg Lancashire 42023-535-45+24
Colours of Cavan.svg Cavan 41033-404-60-232
Colours of Fermanagh.svg Fermanagh 41032-445-63-282

Division 3B Rounds 1 to 5


Division 3B Round 1


25 January 2020
2:00pm
Round 1
Lancashire0-15 - 0-08CavanAbbotstown
Referee: Nathan Wall

26 January 2020
2:00 pm
Round 1
Fermanagh2-12 - 1-13LeitrimBrewster Park, Enniskillen
Referee: Thomas Gleeson

Division 3B Round 2


01 February 2020
1:00 pm
Round 2
Sligo3-18 - 1-15LancashireMarkievicz Park
Referee: James Clarke

02 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 2
Cavan0-17 - 0-12FermanaghBreffni Park
Referee: Mick Murtagh

Division 3B Round 3


15 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Leitrim0-13 - 0-05CavanBallinamore

8 March 2020
2:00 pm
Round 3
Fermanagh0-14 - 3-21SligoBrewster Park, Enniskillen
Referee: Thomas Gleeson

Division 3B Round 4


22 February 2020
3:30 pm
Round 4
Lancashire1-12 - 0-06FermanaghAbbotstown

23 February 2020
2:00 pm
Round 4
Sligo2-17 - 1-15LeitrimMarkievicz Park

Division 3B Round 5


01 March 2020
12:30 pm
Round 5
Leitrim2-13 - 1-11LancashirePáirc Seán Mac Diarmada
Referee: Colm McDonald

01 March 2020
12:30 pm
Round 5
Cavan3-10 - 4-20SligoBreffni Park
Referee: Kevin Jordan

Division 3B Final


18 October 2020
1:30 pm
Final
Sligo3-17 – 2-16LeitrimConnacht Centre of Excellence, Bekan

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