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GAA Rounders All-Ireland Championships Senior Men’s Finals 1976-Present

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Senior Men’s Finals 1976-2018

YearWinnerRunner-Up
1976Arravale Rovers (Tipperary)
1977Erin’s Own (Antrim)
1978Pearse’s Og (Derry)
1979Erin’s Own (Antrim)
1980Erin’s Own (Antrim)
1981Naomh Mhuire (Dublin)
1982Plunkett’s (Tyrone)
1983Plunkett’s (Tyrone)
1984Plunkett’s (Tyrone)
1985Scrin (Meath)
1986Lakelands (Dublin)
1987Lakelands (Dublin)
1988Lakelands (Dublin)
1989Erin’s Own (Antrim)
1990Oakwood (Dublin)21Syntex Clarecastle (Clare)2
1991Lakelands (Dublin)
1992Breaffy (Mayo)
1993Breaffy (Mayo)
1994Breaffy (Mayo)
1995Breaffy (Mayo)
1996Clarecastle (Clare)
1997Naomh Mhichil (Derry)
1998Erne Eagles (Cavan)
1999Erne Eagles (Cavan)
2000Erne Eagles (Cavan)
2001Erne Eagles (Cavan)
2002Erne Eagles (Cavan)
2003Erne Eagles (Cavan)
2004Erne Eagles (Cavan)
2005Erne Eagles (Cavan)Limekiln (Dublin)
2006Erne Eagles (Cavan)Naomh Mhichil (Derry)
2007Erne Eagles (Cavan)Cuchulainn (Carlow)
2008Cuchulainn (Carlow)Erne Eagles (Cavan)
2009Erne Eagles (Cavan)St. Clare’s (Cavan)
2010Cuchulainn (Carlow)Erne Eagles (Cavan)
2011Limekiln (Dublin)The Heath (Laois)
2012The Heath (Laois)Limekiln (Dublin)
2013Limekiln (Dublin)24The Heath (Laois)14
2014Limekiln (Dublin)47Cuchulainn (Laois)15
2015The Heath (Laois)26Limekiln (Dublin)12
2016The Heath (Laois)13Carrick Emmets (Monaghan)12
2017The Heath (Laois)45Limekiln (Dublin)22
2018Erne Eagles (Cavan)16The Heath (Laois)15
2019Erne Eagles (Cavan)40The Heath (Laois)32
GAA Rounders All-Ireland Championships Senior Men’s Finals 1976-Present [Reference: 2-19]

Report

Antrim’s Erin’s Own, having done so much to promote GAA Rounders, won the Senior Men’s All-Ireland Championship in 1977, 1979 and 1980. Tyrone’s Plunkett’s took the 1982 to 1984 Championships, and from 1986 to 1989 Lakelands from Dublin took the honours. Mayo’s Breaffy had more luck than their Gaelic Football counterparts winning the Championship from 1992 to 1995, and from 1998 to 2007 Cavan’s Erne Eagles won a record 10 times in a row. Limekiln took the honours for Dublin in 2011, 2013 and 2014, and The Heath from Laois were Champions in 2012 and then three times in a row from 2015 to 2017. Erne Eagles regained former glory with wins in the 2018 and 2019 Championshps.

About GAA Rounders

Rounders was included in the original Gaelic Athletic Association Charter in 1884 as one one of the four Gaelic Games – the others being Gaelic Football, Hurling, and Handball. It wasn’t until the 1950s, however, that any effort was made to organise the game, when the Erin’s Own Club in Antrim started a Rounders section and made efforts to promote the game throughout Ireland.The Senior Men’s All-Ireland Championship has been run since 1976, and is currently run on a Round-Robin League basis, with the top four reaching the Semi-Finals.

Bibliography

Websites

[2] GAA Rounders Facebook Page Post [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=963731453695472&id=628801690521785 [Accessed 9 December 2016]

[3] GAA Rounders Facebook Page Post [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/GaaRounders/posts/1283159315089812 [Accessed 9 December 2016]

[4] GAA Rounders Facebook Page Post [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/GaaRounders/photos/pb.368192879919798.-2207520000.1481299786./1283156465090097/?type=3&theater [Accessed 9 December 2016]

[5] GAA Rounders Facebook Page Post [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/GaaRounders/photos/pb.368192879919798.-2207520000.1481299786./1283156368423440/?type=3&theater [Accessed 9 December 2016]

[6] GAA Rounders Facebook Page Post [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/GaaRounders/posts/1173720579367020:0 [Accessed 27 October 2016]

[7] GAA Rounders Facebook Page Post [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/GaaRounders/posts/531153203623764:0 [Accessed 27 October 2016]

[8] GAA Rounders Facebook Page Post [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/GaaRounders/posts/714867355252347:0 [Accessed 27 October 2016]

[9] GAA Rounders Facebook Page Post [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/GaaRounders/posts/714906785248404:0 [Accessed 27 October 2016]

[10] GAA Rounders Facebook Page Post [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/GaaRounders/posts/714821531923596:0 [Accessed 27 October 2016]

[11] GAA Rounders (2007) Honours 2007 [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaarounders.ie/honours2007 [Accessed 7 October2016]

[12] GAA Rounders (2008) Honours 2008 [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaarounders.ie/honours2008 [Accessed 7 October2016]

[13] GAA Rounders (2009) Honours 2009 [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaarounders.ie/honours2009 [Accessed 7 October2016]

[14] GAA Rounders (2010) Honours 2010 [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaarounders.ie/honours2010 [Accessed 7 October2016]

[15] GAA Rounders (2011) Honours 2011 [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaarounders.ie/honours2011 [Accessed 7 October2016]

[16] GAA Rounders (2012) Honours 2012 [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaarounders.ie/honours2012 [Accessed 7 October2016]

[17] GAA Rounders (2017) Senior Standings 2017 – Senior Men Standings [Internet] http://www.gaarounders.ie/fixtures-results-standing/seniormen [Accessed 31 August 2017]

[18] GAA Rounders (2018) Senior Standings 2018 – Senior Mixed Standings [Internet] http://www.gaarounders.ie/fixtures-results-standing-ssenior/seniormixed [Accessed 4 June 2018]

[19] GAA Rounders (2019) Fixtures/Results: Senior Men [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaarounders.ie/fixtures-results-standing/fixturesseniormen [Accessed 4 May 2019]

[20] GAA Rounders (2016) Senior Mens Roll of Honour [Internet] Available from: http://www.gaarounders.ie/seniormensrollofhonour [Accessed 10 December 2016]

Sources

[21] Anon. (2003) “Limekiln launch a new All-Ireland Rounders Championship title bid”. The Echo. Thursday, August 28, 2003.

[22] Anon. (2005) “Limekiln raise rounders title”. The Echo. Thursday, August 25, 2005.

[23] Anon. (2005) “Poor finish for Limekiln”. The Echo. Thursday, September 29, 2005.

[24] Anon. (2006) “Limekiln Minors push for honours”. The Echo. Thursday, August 31, 2006.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Frank Connolly.

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 11 November 2020

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