Munster Junior Football Championship

The Munster Junior Football Championship is a gaelic football tournament between the six counties of Munster: Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Clare and Waterford. It is the third-tier county teams playing off in a single-elimination tournament with 2 quarter finals instead of 4 (as of 2014).[1] The cup was first given to the winners in 1957. Kerry have won the most titles, 42 in all. The winner will play against the champions of the other provinces in the All-Ireland Junior Football Championship.

Munster Junior Football Championship
Current season or competition:
2019 Munster Junior Football Championship
CodeGaelic Football
Founded1910
RegionMunster (GAA)
No. of teamsLimerick, Kerry, Cork, Waterford, Tipperary, Clare
Title holdersKerry (46th title)
Most titlesKerry (46 titles)
Official websitewww.munster.gaa.ie

Roll of HonourEdit

County No. Of Titles Last Won[2]
Kerry 46 2019
Cork 29 2013
Tipperary 7 1998
Limerick 4 1950
Waterford 3 2004
Clare 1 1925

Top winnersEdit

Team Wins Years won
1 Kerry 46 1913, 1914, 1915, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1934, 1936, 1938, 1941, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1983, 1985, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
2 Cork 29 1911, 1932, 1933, 1940, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
3 Tipperary 7 1910, 1912, 1923, 1935, 1937, 1952, 1998
4 Limerick 4 1916, 1929, 1939, 1950
5 Waterford 3 1948, 1999, 2004
6 Clare 1 1925

List of finalsEdit

All-Ireland champions
All-Ireland runners-up
Year Winners Score Runners-up Score Winning Captain
1910 Tipperary 1–01 Limerick 0–00 Tom Byrne
1911 Cork 3–01 Waterford 3–00 W. P. Aherne
1912 Tipperary 0–05 Cork 0–02
1913 Kerry 1–03, 1–04 (R) Limerick 1–02, 0–00 (R) Jas O'Connell
1914 Kerry 0–07 Waterford 0–00 Dick Power
1915 Kerry 2–03 Waterford 1–05 T. King
1916 Limerick 0–02 Cork 1–00 Con Kiely
1917 No Championship
1918 No Championship
1919 No Championship
1920 No Championship
1921 No Championship
1922 No Championship
1923 Tipperary 2–05 Cork 1–03 Ned Cummins
1924 Kerry 2–02 Clare 1–01 J. McCarthy
1925 Clare 0–06 Cork 0–05 Tom Gillick
1926 Kerry 1–05 Tipperary 2–01
1927 Kerry 1–10 Clare 3–02
1928 Kerry 3–02 Waterford 0–04
1929 Limerick 2–06 Clare 0–03
1930 Kerry 2–02 Clare 1–01 J. O'Conner
1931 Kerry 2–05 Cork 2–03
1932 Cork 1–05 Kerry 1–03 Dan Burke
1933 Cork 2–02 Kerry 1–03
1934 Kerry 2–12 Waterford 0–01
1935 Tipperary 4–10 Cork 0–03 Moss Savage
1936 Kerry 4–14 Waterford 3–01
1937 Tipperary 3–06 Limerick 0–06 Jimmy Hickey
1938 Kerry 2–04 Limerick 1–00
1939 Limerick 1–07 Kerry 1–02
1940 Cork 1–06 Tipperary 0–03
1941 Kerry 1–10 Tipperary 0–03 Tim Brosnan
1942 No Championship
1943 No Championship
1944 No Championship
1945 No Championship
1946 Kerry 3–03 Cork 1–07
1947 Kerry 3–07 Limerick 3–05 Teddy O'Sullivan
1948 Waterford 2–08 Limerick 1–07 Paddy Hayes
1949 Kerry 2–05 Waterford 0–06 Tom Long
1950 Limerick 3–06 Cork 1–06 Joe O'Leary
1951 Cork 3–06 Kerry 1–04 J.J. Henchion
1952 Tipperary 0–15, 0–08 (R) Kerry 2–09, 0–06 (R) Dick Dunne
1953 Cork 1–10 Tipperary 0–10 Jack Lyons
1954 Kerry 1–09 Cork 2–02 John Walla O'Conner
1955 Cork 3–07 Limerick 0–05 Owen McAuliffe
1956 Kerry 4–10 Waterford 1–04
1957 Cork 1–07 Limerick 0–07 Owen McAuliffe
1958 Kerry 3–11 Waterford 2–04
1959 Kerry 3–08 Cork 0–06
1960 Kerry 2–06 Cork 1–08
1961 Kerry 2–04 Cork 0–06
1962 Cork 3–06 Limerick 0–08
1963 Kerry 2–04 Limerick 0–06 Harry Burke
1964 Cork 2–05 Clare 1–04 Connie Kelleher
1965 Kerry 3–13 Clare 0–06
1966 Cork 1–07 Clare 0–07
1967 Kerry 2–07 Cork 0–09 Pat Aherne
1968 Kerry 3–11 Clare 2–06
1969 Kerry 1–11 Tipperary 1–05
1970 Cork 2–10 Tipperary 2–09
1971 Cork 2–07 Clare 1–05 Bertie O'Brien
1972 Cork 2–13 Kerry 0–09
1973 No Championship
1974 No Championship
1975 No Championship
1976 No Championship
1977 No Championship
1978 No Championship
1979 No Championship
1980 No Championship
1981 No Championship
1982 No Championship
1983 Kerry 2–10 Cork 0–09
1984 Cork 1–12 Kerry 0–09 John O'Sullivan
1985 Kerry 1–05 (R) Tipperary 1–04 (R)
1986 Cork 1–12 Tipperary 1–06
1987 Cork 1–12 Tipperary 1–05 Martin Kelleher
1988 Cork Tipperary Paul O'Callaghan
1989 Cork 0–10 Kerry 0–09 Pat Kenneally
1990 Cork 1–09 Kerry 1–06 Joe Collins
1991 Kerry 1–12 Waterford 3–04 Teddy Harrington
1992 Cork 0–13 Clare 1–09 Niall O'Conner
1993 Cork 1–10 Tipperary 0–09 Ronan Sheehan
1994 Kerry 1–06 Clare 0–08 Michael Keating
1995 Kerry 1–21 AET Cork 0–19 Garry McGrath
1996 Cork 1–10 Kerry 1–08 Kieran Creed
1997 Kerry 1–15 Clare 0–09
1998 Tipperary 0–06 Cork 0–05 Kevin Coonan
1999 Waterford 0–09 Clare 0–07 Alfie Kirwan
2000 Kerry 1–15 Clare 0–06 Denis Moynihan
2001 Cork 0–17 Tipperary 0–11 Paul Mackey
2002 Kerry 2–14 Tipperary 0–15 Austin Constable
2003 Kerry 2–09 Cork 0–14 Brian Scanlon
2004 Waterford 1–07 Cork 0–09 Michael Byrne
2005 Cork 2–13 Kerry 0–08
2006 Kerry 0–12 Cork 0–08 Sean Hegarty
2007 Cork 0–12 Clare 0–11 Barry Gogan
2008 Kerry 1–11 Cork 1–09 Anthony Maher
2009 Cork 1–21 Clare 0–13
2010 Kerry 3–12 Limerick 1–06 Michael O'Donoghue
2011[3] Cork 0–10 Kerry 1–05
2012 Kerry 3–18 Clare 3–07 Marcus Mangan
2013[4] Cork 1–18 Waterford 0–09 Ruairí Deane
2014[5] Kerry 3–14 Cork 0–13 Thomas Hickey
2015[6] Kerry 1–20 Cork 0–11 Alan O' Donughue
2016[7] Kerry 0–14 Cork 0–13 Paul O' Donoghue
2017[8] Kerry 4–24 Cork 3–20 Killian Spillane
2018 Kerry 2–14 Cork 1–15 Kieran Murphy
2019[9] Kerry 1–14 Cork 0–13
  • 1913 Replay ordered after an objection
  • 1916 Limerick awarded title on an objection after Cork had won the final 1–0 to 0–2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Junior Football « Munster GAA Web site". munster.gaa.ie. Archived from the original on 1 August 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Munster JFC: Rebels claim spoils". Hogan Stand. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Rebels romp to Munster junior title". Hogan Stand. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Clinical Kerry's early scoring burst leaves Rebels reeling". Irish Examiner. 3 July 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Munster JFC final: Kingdom down Rebels to retain title". Hogan Stand. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 1 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Munster JFC final: Kerry win third consecutive Munster junior football crown". Irish Examiner. 29 June 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Munster JFC final: Kingdom retain title with dramatic win over Cork". Hogan Stand. 27 June 2017. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Kerry complete comeback win over Cork to lift sixth consecutive Munster JFC crown". The 42. 26 June 2019. Retrieved 27 January 2019.

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