Munster Senior Cup (association football)

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Munster Senior Cup
Organising body Munster Football Association
Founded 1901
Region Flag of Munster.svg Munster
Current champions Rockmount
Most successful club(s) Cork City (18)

The Munster Senior Cup is an association football cup competition organized by the Munster Football Association. Entrants include League of Ireland clubs such as Cork City, Cobh Ramblers and Waterford who are affiliated to the MFA, as well as clubs from the Munster Senior League.



Like the Munster Football Association itself, the Munster Senior Cup was originally inaugurated in 1901. It was initially dominated by British Army regimental teams. Among the early winners were the Royal Engineers, one of the pioneering teams of association football in England. They had played in the very first FA Cup Final in 1871–72 before winning it for the first time in 1875. During the First World War/Irish War of Independence era there were no competitions, but the cup was revived in 1922–23. Since 1922 clubs playing in the League of Ireland have dominated the winners' list and the competitions two most successful clubs have been Cork City and Waterford. However, in recent times Munster Senior League clubs have been regular finalists and in 2013–14 Douglas Hall were winners. [1] [2] [3] [4]

List of finals

1901–026th Prov. Battalion
1902–03 Royal Engineers [5]
1903–04Cork Celtic (Note 1)
1904–05 Manchester Regiment
1905–06 3rd Dragoon Guards
1906–07 (Note 2)
1907–08 Royal Field Artillery
1908–09 Royal Welsh Fusiliers
1909–10 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1–0 [6] Highland Light Infantry Turners Cross
1910–11 Rifle Brigade
1911–12 North Staffordshire Regiment
1912–13 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
1913–14 Rifle Brigade
1922–23 Fordsons Shandon
1923–24 Fordsons Barrackton United
1924–25 Cobh Ramblers Cork City (Note 3)
1925–26 Fordsons Cork Bohemians
1926–27 Cork Bohemians Cahir Park
1927–28 Cork Bohemians Barrackton United
1928–29 Fordsons Fermoy
1929–30 Fordsons B Cork Bohemians
1930–31 Cork Bohemians Cork B
1931–32 Cork Bohemians Barrackton United
1932–33 Cork Bohemians Waterford
1933–34 Cork Southern Rovers
1934–35 Waterford Cobh Ramblers
1935–36Southern RoversGrattan United
1936–37 Cork Cobh Ramblers
1937–38 Limerick Cork
1938–39 Cork City Limerick
1939–40 (Note 2)
1940–41 Cork United Evergreen United
1941–42St. Kevin'sDunlop
1942–43 Cork Bohemians Richmond Celtic
1943–44 Cobh Ramblers Coastal Defence
1944–45 Cork United B Blackrock
1945–46 Waterford Cork United
1946–47 Cork United Waterford
1947–48 Waterford Cork United
1948–49 Limerick Waterford
1949–50 Albert Rovers (Note 4) Cork Athletic
1950–51 Cork Athletic Limerick
1951–52 Evergreen United Waterford
1952–53 Cork Athletic Limerick
1953–54 Limerick Albert Rovers
1954–55 Cork Athletic Waterford
1955–56 Waterford Cork Athletic
1956–57 Waterford Evergreen United
1957–58 (Note 2)
1958–59 Limerick Evergreen United
1959–60 Cork Celtic Waterford
1960–61 Cork Hibernians Waterford
1961–62 Cork Celtic Limerick
1962–63 Limerick Cork Hibernians
1963–64 Cork Celtic Limerick
1964–65 Cork Hibernians Cork Celtic
1965–66 Waterford Cobh Ramblers
1966–67 Waterford Cork Hibernians
1967–68 Cork Hibernians Limerick
1968–69 Cork Hibernians Waterford
1969–70 Cork Hibernians Waterford
1970–71 Cork Hibernians Limerick
1971–72 Cork Celtic Waterford
1972–73 Cork Hibernians Limerick
1973–74 Cork Celtic Limerick
1974–75 Cork Hibernians Cork Celtic
1975–76 Waterford Cork Hibernians
1976–77 Limerick Cork Celtic
1977–78 Cork Alberts (Note 4) Limerick
1978–79 Cobh Ramblers Limerick
1979–80 Cork United (Note 4) Crosshaven
1980–81 Waterford Tramore Athletic
1981–82 Cork United (Note 4) Waterford
1982–83 Cobh Ramblers Clonmel Town
1983–84 Limerick City Cobh Ramblers
1984–85 Limerick City 2-2 Cobh Ramblers St Colman's Park
1985–86 Waterford United 4-0WembleyTurner's Cross
1986–87 Waterford United 2-1 Limerick City Kilcohan Park
1987–88 Cork City 1-0 Cobh Ramblers Turner's Cross
1988–89 Limerick City 1-0 Cork City Rathbane
1989–90 Cork City 3-0 Tramore Athletic Turner's Cross
1990–91 Cork City 3-0 Limerick City
1991–92 Cork City 6-1 Everton
1992–93 Cork City 3-1Fermoy
1993–94 Cork City 2-2 Cobh Ramblers
1994–95 Limerick 2-1 Cork City
1995–96 Waterford Crystal 1-0 Cork City
1996–97 Cork City 2-0 Cobh Wanderers
1997–98 Cork City 1–0 [7] Rockmount
1998–99 Cork City Waterford United
1999–2000 Cork City 5-0 Cobh Ramblers
2000–01 Cork City 3-0 College Corinthians
2001–02 Cork City 2-0 Rockmount
2002–03 Cork City 1-0 Waterford United
2003–04 Cork City 2–0 [8] Carrick UnitedOzier Park
2004–05 Cork City 2-0 Avondale United
2005–06 Limerick 0-0 Cobh Ramblers
2006–07 Waterford United 2–0 [9] Passage Turners Cross
2007–08 Cork City 1–0 [10] Cobh Ramblers St Colman's Park
2008–09 Waterford United 2–1 [11] Rockmount Turners Cross
2009–10 Waterford United 3–1 [3] Midleton Waterford RSC
2010–11Carrick United1-0 Limerick
2011–12 Limerick 1–0 [12] Cork City Jackman Park
2012–13 Waterford United 3-0 Avondale United
2013–14Douglas Hall2–1 [4] Limerick Turners Cross
2014–15 Limerick 1–0 [13] Avondale United Askeaton
2015–16 Cobh Ramblers 2–1 [14] Rockmount Turners Cross
2016–17 Cork City 4-2 [15] Wilton United Turners Cross
2017–18 Cork City 5-0 [16] St Mary’s Turners Cross
2018–19 Cork City 3-1 [17] Midleton F.C. Turners Cross
2019–20 Rockmount 2-0 [18] Cork City Turners Cross

Source: [1] [2] [19] [3]

List of winners by club

Cork City (Note 3) 191987–88, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2007–08, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19
Waterford 151934–35, 1945–46, 1947–48, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1975–76, 1980–81, 1985–86, 1986–87, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2012–13
Limerick 131937–38, 1948–49, 1953–54, 1958–59, 1962–63, 1976–77,1983–84, 1984–85, 1988–89, 1994–95, 2005–06, 2011–12, 2014–15
Cork Hibernians 81960–61, 1964–65, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1972–73, 1974–75
Fordsons/Cork 71922–23, 1923–24, 1925–26, 1928–29, 1929–30, 1933–34, 1936–37
Cork Bohemians 61926–27, 1927–28, 1930–31, 1931–32, 1932–33, 1942–43
Evergreen United/Cork Celtic 61951–52, 1959–60, 1961–62, 1963–64, 1971–72, 1973–74
Cobh Ramblers 51924–25, 1943–44, 1978–79, 1982–83, 2015–16
Albert Rovers (Note 4) 41949–50, 1977–78, 1979–80, 1981–82
Cork United 31940–41, 1944–45, 1946–47
Cork Athletic 31950–51, 1952–53, 1954–55
Rifle Brigade 21910–11, 1913–14
Royal Welsh Fusiliers 21908–09, 1909–10
3rd Dragoon Guards 11905–06
6th Prov. Battalion11901–02
Carrick United12010–11
Cork Celtic (Note 1) 11903–04
Cork City (Note 3) 11938–39
Douglas Hall12013–14
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 11912–13
Manchester Regiment 11904–05
North Staffordshire Regiment 11911–12
Rockmount 12019-20
Royal Engineers 11902–03
Royal Field Artillery 11907–08
St. Kevin's11941–42
Southern Rovers11935–36
Waterford Crystal 11995–96

Source: [1] [2] [19] [3]


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