Leinster Senior Club Football Championship

The Leinster Senior Club Football Championship is an annual Gaelic football tournament played on a knockout basis between the senior club championship winners of the competing counties in Leinster. The current holders of the Leinster title are Mullinalaghta St. Columba's from Longford. Offaly side Gracefield were the first winners of the Leinster senior club football championship in the 1970-71 season. The most successful clubs are St. Vincent's from Dublin and Portlaoise from Laois, who have won the Leinster championship on seven occasions. Carlow club Éire Óg won 5 championships in 7 years in the 1990s. Dublin clubs have won the Leinster championship twenty one times, which is more than double any other county. The winner of this competition represents Leinster in the semi-finals of the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship.

Leinster Senior Club Football Championship
IrishCraobh Sinsir Peile Laighean na gClub
Founded1970
Title holders         Ballyboden St. Enda's (2nd title)
Most titles         St. Vincent's &          Portlaoise (7 titles)
SponsorsAIB

Wins Listed By TeamEdit

Team Wins Years won County
1 St. Vincent's 7 1972, 1975, 1984, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2016 Dublin
Portlaoise 7 1971, 1976, 1982, 1985, 1987, 2004, 2009 Laois
3 Éire Óg 5 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998 Carlow
4 Kilmacud Crokes 4 1994, 2005, 2008, 2010 Dublin
5 Moorefield 2 2006, 2017 Kildare
Thomas Davis 2 1990, 1991 Dublin
Walterstown 2 1980, 1983 Meath
Walsh Island 2 1978, 1979 Offaly
UCD 2 1973, 1974 Dublin
Ballyboden St. Enda's 2 2015, 2019 Dublin
10 Mullinalaghta St. Columba's 1 2018 Longford
Ballymun Kickhams 1 2012 Dublin
Garrycastle 1 2011 Westmeath
St. Brigid's 1 2003 Dublin
Dunshaughlin 1 2002 Meath
Rathnew 1 2001 Wicklow
O'Hanrahans 1 2000 Carlow
Na Fianna 1 1999 Dublin
Erin's Isle 1 1997 Dublin
Baltinglass 1 1989 Wicklow
Parnells 1 1988 Dublin
Ferbane 1 1986 Offaly
Raheens 1 1981 Kildare
Summerhill 1 1977 Meath
Gracefield 1 1970 Offaly

Wins Listed By CountyEdit

# County Leinster Titles Last provincial winners
1 Dublin clubs 22 Ballyboden St. Enda's, 2019
2 Laois clubs 7 Portlaoise, 2009
3 Carlow clubs 6 O'Hanrahans, 2000
4 Meath clubs 4 Dunshaughlin, 2002
4 Offaly clubs 4 Ferbane, 1986
6 Kildare clubs 3 Moorefield, 2017
7 Wicklow clubs 2 Rathnew, 2001
8 Longford clubs 1 Mullinalaghta St. Columba's, 2018
8 Westmeath clubs 1 Garrycastle, 2011

No club from Kilkenny, Louth or Wexford has ever won the Leinster Club Football Championship.

Finals Listed By YearEdit

Year Winner County Score Opponent County Score
2019[1] Ballyboden St. Enda's Dublin 0-08 Éire Óg Carlow 0-06
2018[2] Mullinalaghta St. Columba's Longford 1-08 Kilmacud Crokes Dublin 1-06
2017[3] Moorefield Kildare 1-14 St. Loman's Westmeath 2-10
2016[4] St. Vincent's Dublin 1-16 Rhode Offaly 0-12
2015[5] Ballyboden St. Enda's Dublin 2-09 Portlaoise Laois 1-11
2014[6] St. Vincent's Dublin 1-13 Rhode Offaly 0-06
2013[7] St. Vincent's Dublin 3-12 Portlaoise Laois 3-09
2012[8] Ballymun Kickhams Dublin 0-11 Portlaoise Laois 0-08
2011 Garrycastle Westmeath 1-08 St. Brigid's Dublin 0-10
2010 Kilmacud Crokes Dublin 0-15 Rhode Offaly 1-07
2009 Portlaoise Laois 1-09 Garrycastle Westmeath 1-05
2008 Kilmacud Crokes Dublin 2-07 Rhode Offaly 1-07
2007 St. Vincent's Dublin 2-08 Tyrrellspass Westmeath 0-07
2006 Moorefield Kildare 3-06 Rhode Offaly 0-08
2005 Kilmacud Crokes Dublin 0-10 Sarsfields Kildare 0-09
2004 Portlaoise Laois 1-11 Skryne Meath 2-04
2003 St. Brigid's Dublin 3-11 Round Towers Kildare 1-10
2002 Dunshaughlin Meath 0-13 Mattock Rangers Louth 0-07
2001 Rathnew Wicklow 0-09, 2-16 (R) Na Fianna Dublin 1-06, 1-10 (R)
2000 O'Hanrahans Carlow 1-07 Na Fianna Dublin 1-05
1999 Na Fianna Dublin 1-11 Sarsfields Kildare 0-08
1998 Éire Óg Carlow 1-06, 0-07 (R) 1-11 (2R) Kilmacud Crokes Dublin 0-09, 0-07 (R), 0-11 (2R)
1997 Erin's Isle Dublin 2-11 Clane Kildare 1-11
1996 Éire Óg Carlow 1-10 St. Sylvester's, Malahide Dublin 0-08
1995 Éire Óg Carlow 2-09, 0-15 (R) An Tóchar Wicklow 0-15, 1-06 (R)
1994 Kilmacud Crokes Dublin 0-12 Seneschalstown Meath 1-08
1993 Éire Óg Carlow 3-07 Erin's Isle Dublin 0-11
1992 Éire Óg Carlow 2-05 Ballyroan Laois 0-07
1991 Thomas Davis Dublin 1-07 Clara Offaly 1-05
1990 Thomas Davis Dublin 0-08, 1-08 (R) Baltinglass Wicklow 1-05, 0-08 (R)
1989 Baltinglass Wicklow 1-06, 1-09 (R) Thomas Davis Dublin 1-06, 0-11 (R)
1988 Parnells Dublin 2-05, 1-04 (R) Ferbane Offaly 1-08, 0-06 (R)
1987 Portlaoise Laois 1-08, 1-07 (R) Parnells Dublin 1-08, 1-05 (R)
1986 Ferbane 3 Offaly 3-05 Portlaoise Laois 1-10
1985 Portlaoise Laois 1-08, 2-08 (R) Baltinglass Wicklow 1-08, 1-09 (R)
1984 St. Vincent's Dublin 1-13 Tinahely Wicklow 1-03
1983 Walterstown Meath 3-09 Walsh Island Offaly 2-11
1982 Portlaoise Laois 1-08 Ballymun Kickhams Dublin 0-07
1981 Raheens Kildare 1-07 Portlaoise Laois 0-06
1980 Walterstown Meath 2-09 Éire Óg Carlow 2-08
1979 Walsh Island Offaly 3-02 Portlaoise Laois 1-06
1978 Walsh Island Offaly 2-09 St. Joseph's Laois 3-05
1977 Summerhill Meath 5-04 St. Vincent's Dublin 0-06
1976 Portlaoise Laois 1-12 Cooley Kickhams Louth 0-08
1975 St. Vincent's Dublin 3-09 St. Joseph's Laois 1-08
1974 UCD Dublin 2-07 Ferbane Offaly 1-09
1973 UCD Dublin 1-06 Cooley Kickhams Louth 0-07
1972 St. Vincent's Dublin 6-10 The Downs Westmeath 2-05
1971 Portlaoise Laois 2-11 Athlone Westmeath 2-09
1970 Gracefield Offaly 0-12 Newtown Blues Louth 0-09

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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