1994 Connacht Senior Football Championship

The 1994 Connacht Senior Football Championship was the installment of the annual Connacht Senior Football Championship held under the auspices of Connacht GAA.

1994 Connacht Senior Football Championship
Tournament details
TrophyJ. J. Nester Cup
Teams6
Winners
ChampionsLeitrim (2nd win)
Qualify forAll-Ireland SFC
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The winning team qualified for the 1994 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship.

Leitrim won their second title and their first since 1927.[1]

TeamsEdit

The Connacht championship is contested by the five counties in the Irish province of Connacht and London.

Team Colours Sponsor Manager Captain Most recent success
All-Ireland Provincial
Galway   Maroon and white Tommy Varden Catering Bosco McDermott
Leitrim   Green and gold John O'Mahony
London   Green and white
Mayo   Green and red Genefit Jack O'Shea [[]]
Roscommon   Primrose and royal blue Donie Shine
Sligo   Black and white P. J. Carroll

ResultsEdit

Quarter-finals

5 June 1994 Quarter-final Roscommon 0-12 – 1-10 Leitrim Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon
D Duggan 0-6, D Connellan 0-3, A Rooney 0-5, G Dugdale 1-0, J Ward 0-2, L Conlon 0-2, D Darcy 0-1. Attendance: 11,408
Referee: B White (Wexford)
5 June 1994 Quarter-final London 0-6 – 2-21 Galway Emerald GAA Grounds, Ruislip
N Harrington 0-2, V Dowd 0-1, E Prenter 0-1, J Landy 0-1, O Murphy 0-1. F O'Neill 1-9, S Conlon 1-0, M Donnellan 0-2, Ja Fallon 0-2, K Walsh 0-2, V Daly 0-2, A Mac Carthaigh 0-1, N Finnegan 0-1, F Gavin 0-1, S Óg de Paor 0-1. Attendance: 800

Semi-finals

26 June 1994 Semi-final Mayo 2-18 – 1-5 Sligo McHale Park, Castlebar
K O'Neill 1-7, L McHale 1-1, K lydon 0-3, R Goulding 0-3, K McDonnell 0-1, P Butler 0-1, P Fallon 0-1, K Staunton 0-1. M McGrath 1-3, T Deignan 0-1, F Feeney 0-1. Attendance: 6,291
Referee: M Curley (Galway)
3 July 1994 Semi-final Leitrim 0-9 – 1-6 Galway Páirc Sheáin Mhic Dhiarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon
G Dugdale 0-3, A Rooney 0-2, P Kieran 0-2, D Darcy 0-1, P Donoghue 0-1. C McGauran 1-1, F O'Neill 0-2, Ja Fallon 0-2, M Donnellan 0-1. Attendance: 10,042
Referee: S McHale (Mayo)
10 July 1994 Semi-final replay Galway 0-10 – 0-11 Leitrim Tuam Stadium, Tuam
S Walsh 0-3, K Walsh 0-2, F O'Neill 0-2, Ja Fallon 0-1, V Daly 0-1. C McGlynn 0-2, P Kenny 0-2, A Rooney 0-2, B Breen 0-2, D Darcy 0-1, G Dugdale 0-1, P Kieran 0-1. Attendance: 7,074
Referee: S McHale (Mayo)

Final

24 July 1994 Final Leitrim 0-12 – 2-4 Mayo Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon
A Rooney 0-4, L Conlon 0-2, D Darcy 0-2, M Quinn 0-2, P Kenny 0-1, P Kieran 0-1. K Staunton 1-0, P Fallon 1-0, Golding 0-2, K McDonnell 0-1, K O'Neill 0-1. Attendance: 18,271
Referee: M Curley (Galway)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Favourite sporting moment: Leitrim lift the cup". RTÉ Sport. 22 April 2020.

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