Galway Senior Football Championship

The Galway Senior Football Championship is an annual Gaelic Athletic Association competition between the top Gaelic football clubs in Galway. The winners of the Galway Championship qualify to represent their county in the Connacht Senior Club Football Championship, the winners of which go on to the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship. The winning team is presented with the Frank Fox Cup.[citation needed]

Galway Senior Football Championship
Current season or competition:
2020 Galway Senior Football Championship
Founded1889
Title holdersMountbellew-Moylough
Most titlesTuam Stars (25 titles)
SponsorsThe Claregalway Hotel

Tuam Stars are the most successful with 25 wins. St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe hold the record for most consecutive championships, winning 8 from 1922 to 1929.[citation needed]

2018 saw the competition take on a new format, with group stages consisting of 4 groups of 5 teams.[1]

Top winnersEdit

Team Wins Years won Runners-up Years runners up
1 Tuam Stars 25 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1905, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1994 14 1897, 1904, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1922, 1928, 1932, 1969, 1972, 1992, 2011, 2012, 2019
2 Corofin 21 1932, 1946, 1977, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 11 1889, 1936, 1964, 1970, 1974, 1980, 1988, 1990, 1994, 2010, 2021
3 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe 20 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1939, 1944, 1945, 1979, 1980 15 1907, 1908, 1910, 1930, 1931, 1938, 1941, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1955, 1956, 1971, 1981
4 Dunmore MacHales 15 1889, 1891, 1900, 1902, 1907, 1910, 1912, 1953, 1961, 1963, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1983 14 1898, 1901, 1906, 1909, 1911, 1933, 1940, 1954, 1960, 1962, 1965, 1979, 1984, 1997
5 Father Griffins 7 1948, 1949, 1950, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1975 2 1966, 1968
6 Killererin 6 1976, 1978, 1999, 2004, 2007, 2010 2 2001, 2003
7 Annaghdown 5 1931, 1982, 1985, 1987, 2001 4 1934, 1959, 1989, 2002
8 Mountbellew-Moylough 5 1964, 1965, 1974, 1986, 2021 12 1890, 1891, 1914, 1919, 1963, 1976, 1982, 2009, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020
9 Athenry De Wets 3 1903, 1904, 1906 1 1905
UCG 3 1933, 1934, 1937 3 1943, 1949, 1973
Salthill-Knocknacarra 3 1990, 2005, 2012 5 1991, 1993, 2004, 2013, 2016
10 Loughrea 2 1897, 1898 2 1894, 1896
Army (Renmore) 2 1940, 1951 2 1939, 1947
Milltown 2 1971, 1981 5 1967, 1978, 1986, 1987, 2007
11 Caherlistrane 1 1890 1 1892
Tuam Krugers 1 1901 1 1902
Galway Gaels 1 1930 2 1925, 1929
Oughterard 1 1938 3 1945, 1952, 1953
Monivea-Abbeyknockmoy 1 1992 1 1985
An Cheathrú Rua 1 1996 2 1998, 1999
Caltra 1 2003 2 1975, 2006
Moycullen 1 2020 1 1977
12 Ballygar 0 3 1957, 1958, 1961
Erins Hope 0 2 1942, 1944
Belclare Harps 0 1 1900
Galway Sarsfields 0 1 1903
Castlefrench 0 1 1912
Clifden 0 1 1913
Wolfe Tones 0 1 1937
Clonbur 0 1 1983
Oranmore-Maree 1 1996
Killannin 0 1 2000
Carna-Cashel 0 1 2005
Cortoon Shamrocks 0 1 2008
St Michael's 0 1 2014

Roll of honourEdit

Year Winner Score Opponent Score
2021 Mountbellew-Moylough 1-12 Corofin 0-09
2020[2] Moycullen 2-12 Mountbellew-Moylough 1-11
2019 Corofin 0-15, 0-11 (R) Tuam Stars 2-09, 0-08 (R)
2018 Corofin 0-07, 1-08 (R) Mountbellew-Moylough 0-07, 0-05 (R)
2017[3] Corofin 2-14 Mountbellew-Moylough 0-10
2016[4] Corofin 0-16 Salthill-Knocknacarra 0-11
2015[5] Corofin 3-13 Mountbellew-Moylough 0-12
2014[6] Corofin 5-12 St. Michael's 0-09
2013[7] Corofin 2-13 Salthill-Knocknacarra 0-07
2012[8] Salthill-Knocknacarra 0-12 Tuam Stars 0-07
2011 Corofin 0-16 Tuam Stars 1-06
2010 Killererin 1-10 Corofin 1-07
2009 Corofin 0-09, 0-11 (R) Mountbellew/Moylough 0-09, 1-05 (R)
2008 Corofin 0-08 Cortoon Shamrocks 0-05
2007 Killererin 1-09 Milltown 0-10
2006 Corofin 1-10 Caltra 0-09
2005 Salthill-Knocknacarra 0-11 Carna-Cashel 2-02
2004 Killererin 1-10 Salthill-Knocknacarra 0-10
2003 Caltra 3-11 Killererin 0-05
2002 Corofin 3-11 Annaghdown 2-02
2001 Annaghdown 1-07 Killererin 0-08
2000 Corofin 1-03 Killanin 0-03
1999 Killererin 1-06, 1-12 (R) An Cheathrú Rua 0-09, 1-08 (R)
1998 Corofin An Cheathrú Rua
1997 Corofin Dunmore MacHales
1996 An Cheathrú Rua 1-11 Oranmore-Maree 0-10
1995 Corofin Tuam Stars
1994 Tuam Stars 0-07 Corofin 0-06
1993 Corofin 2-10 Salthill-Knocknacarra 0-13
1992 Monivea-Abbeyknockmoy Tuam Stars
1991 Corofin Salthill-Knocknacarra
1990 Salthill-Knocknacarra Corofin
1989 Tuam Stars 2-09 Annaghdown 0-05
1988 Tuam Stars 1-08 Corofin 0-05
1987 Annaghdown 1-07 Milltown 0-07
1986 Mountbellew/Moylough 1-5 (R) Milltown 0-04 (R)
1985 Annaghdown 1-08 (R) Monivea-Abbeyknockmoy 1-06 (R)
1984 Tuam Stars 1-09 Dunmore MacHales 0-07
1983 Dunmore MacHales Clonbur
1982 Annaghdown 1-09 Mountbellew/Moylough 0-07
1981 Milltown 0-11 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe 2-03
1980 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Corofin
1979 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Dunmore MacHales
1978 Killererin 2-06 (R) Milltown 0-11 (R)
1977 Corofin 1-09 Moycullen 0-03
1976 Killererin 2-05 Mountbellew 1-04
1975 Fr. Griffins Caltra
1974 Mountbellew Corofin
1973 Dunmore MacHales UCG
1972 Fr. Griffins Tuam Stars
1971 Milltown 0-05 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe 0-04
1970 Fr. Griffins Corofin
1969 Dunmore MacHales Tuam Stars
1968 Dunmore MacHales Fr. Griffins
1967 Fr. Griffins 1-06 Milltown 0-06
1966 Dunmore MacHales Fr. Griffins
1965 Mountbellew Dunmore MacHales
1964 Mountbellew Corofin
1963 Dunmore MacHales Mountbellew
1962 Tuam Stars Dunmore MacHales
1961 Dunmore MacHales Ballygar
1960 Tuam Stars Dunmore MacHales
1959 Tuam Stars Annaghdown
1958 Tuam Stars Ballygar
1957 Tuam Stars 4-07 Ballygar 2-06
1956 Tuam Stars St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1955 Tuam Stars St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1954 Tuam Stars Dunmore MacHales
1953 Dunmore MacHales Oughterard
1952 Tuam Stars Oughterard
1951 An Chéad Cath St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1950 Fr. Griffins St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1949 Fr. Griffins UCG
1948 Fr. Griffins St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1947 Tuam Stars An Chéad Cath
1946 Corofin St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1945 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Oughterard
1944 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Erin's Hope
1943 Tuam Stars UCG
1942 Tuam Stars Erin's Hope
1941 Wolfe Tones St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1940 An Chéad Cath Dunmore MacHales
1939 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe An Chéad Cath
1938 Oughterard St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1937 UCG Wolfe Tones
1936 Wolfe Tones Corofin
1935 No Championship
1934 UCG Annaghdown
1933 UCG Dunmore MacHales
1932 Corofin 3-05 Tuam Stars 1-03
1931 Annaghdown St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1930 Galway Gaels St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1929 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Galway Gaels
1928 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Tuam Stars
1927 No Championship
1926 No Championship
1925 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Galway Gaels
1924 No Championship
1923 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1922 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Tuam Stars
1921 No Championship
1920 No Championship
1919 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Mountbellew
1918 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Tuam Stars
1917 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Tuam Stars
1916 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Tuam Stars
1915 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Tuam Stars
1914 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Mountbellew
1913 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe Clifden
1912 Dunmore MacHales Castlefrench
1911 Tuam Stars Dunmore MacHales
1910 Dunmore MacHales St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1909 Tuam Stars Dunmore MacHales
1908 Tuam Stars St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe
1907 Dunmore MacHales 0-01 St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe 0-00
1906 Athenry DeWelts Dunmore MacHales
1905 Tuam Stars Athenry DeWelts
1904 Athenry DeWelts Tuam Stars
1903 Athenry DeWelts Galway Sarsfields
1902 Dunmore MacHales Tuam Krugers
1901 Tuam Krugers Dunmore MacHales
1900 Dunmore MacHales Belcare Harpers
1899 No Championship
1898 Loughrea Dunmore MacHales
1897 Loughrea Tuam Stars
1896 Tuam Stars Loughrea
1895 Tuam Stars Dunmore MacHales
1894 Tuam Stars Loughrea
1893 Tuam Stars
1892 Tuam Stars Caherlistrane
1891 Dunmore MacHales Mountbellew
1890 Caherlistrane Mountbellew
1889 Dunmore MacHales Corofin

ReferencesEdit

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