Mid Cork Junior A Football Championship

The Mid Cork Junior A Football Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Ross Oil Junior A Football Championship) is an annual Gaelic football competition organised by the Muskerry Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association since 1926 for junior Gaelic football teams in the Muskerry region in County Cork, Ireland.

Mid Cork Junior A Football Championship
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Founded1926; 95 years ago (1926)
Title holdersIveleary (10th title)
Most titlesCanovee (16 titles)
SponsorsRoss Oil

The series of games begin in April, with the championship culminating with the final in the autumn. The championship includes a knock-out stage and a "back door" for teams defeated in the first round.

The Mid Cork Junior Championship is an integral part of the wider Cork Junior Football Championship. The winners and runners-up of the Mid Cork championship join their counterparts from the other seven divisions to contest the county championship.

13 clubs currently participate in the Mid Cork Championship. The title has been won at least once by 18 different clubs. The all-time record-holders are Canovee, who have won a total of 16 titles.

Iveleary are the title-holders after defeating Canovee in the 2018 championship final.[1]

Roll of honourEdit

# Team Wins Winning Years
1 Canovee 16 1939, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1955, 1957, 1961, 1962, 1968, 1979, 1982, 1999, 2007
2 Ballincollig 13 1927, 1930, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1944, 1964, 1966, 1972, 1977, 1981
3 Kilmurry 10 1931, 1969, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1986, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017
Iveleary 10 1929, 1932, 1935, 1941, 1958, 1985, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020
5 Kilmichael 7 1953, 1956, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1987, 2013
6 Naomh Abán 6 1928, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1988
7 Macroom 5 1926, 1934, 1942, 1945, 1991
8 Blarney 4 1951, 1954, 2009, 2010
Béal Átha'n Ghaorthaidh 4 1965, 1992, 1994, 2005
Grenagh 4 1993, 2000, 2001, 2006
Donoughmore 4 1952, 1983, 1998, 2011
12 Ballinora 3 1990, 1996, 1997
13 Our Lady's Hospital 2 1974, 1975
Éire Óg 2 1976, 2008
Cill na Martra 2 2002, 2003
16 Inniscarra 1 1989
Clondrohid 1 1995
Aghabullogue 1 2004

RecordsEdit

By decadeEdit

The most successful team of each decade, judged by number of Mid Cork Junior Football Championship titles, is as follows:

GapsEdit

Top ten longest gaps between successive championship titles:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Twomey, Aubert (11 September 2017). "Kilmurry retain Muskerry junior football crown". The Southern Star. Retrieved 30 October 2017.

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