McGrath Cup Final Today!! 2012-01-29 06:23:00

Best of luck to the Cork Senior Footballers as they take on Tipperary in the McGrath Cup Final today at 2pm in the Clonmel Sportsfield

The team for today's game has been named as follows:

1. Ken O'Halloran
Bishopstown

2. Eoin Cotter 3. Ray Carey 4. Kevin Harrington
Douglas Clyda Rovers Bantry Blues

5. Conor O'Driscoll 6. Graham Canty 7. Aidan O'Reilly
Ilen Rovers Bantry Blues Nemo Rangers

8. Alan O'Connor 9. James Fitzpatrick
St. Colum's Carbery Rangers

10. Fiachra Lynch 11. Fintan Goold 12. Liam Shorten
Valley Rovers Macroom Béal Atha'n Ghaorthaidh

13. Paul Kerrigan 14. Seanie Cahalane 15. Kevin O'Sullivan
Nemo Rangers Castlehaven Ilen Rovers

 

The Tipperary team for Sunday's game: M O'Donnell; R Costigan, P Codd, C McDonald; L Egan, T Ryan, R Kiely; B Jones, E Ryan; H Coghlan, S Grogan, P Acheson; C Sweeney, P Austin (Captain), B Grogan 

We'll have live updates from the game here and on our Twitter page at https://twitter.com/#!/OfficialCorkGAA

 2012 Munster GAA McGrath Cup Senior Football Final

Tipperary v Cork

When - Sunday January 29th at 2:00pm

Where - Clonmel Sportsfield

Referee - Padraig O'Sullivan (Kerry)

Extra time
 - (2 periods x 10 minutes only) to be played if sides finish level at the end of 70 minutes

Admission Prices - 
Adult - €10 
Student/OAP - €5
Under 16s will be admitted free

We'll have live updates from the game here and on our Twitter page, https://twitter.com/#!/OfficialCorkGAA 

For the Record

 

Tipperary

Cork

Team Manager

John Evans

Conor Counihan

2011 McGrath Cup Performance

Defeated UL in the Preliminary Round before losing to Waterford in the Quarter-Final

Defeated WIT and Limerick before losing to Kerry in the semi-final by 2-11 to 1-11.

Number of McGrath Cup Senior Football titles

3

5

Last McGrath Cup Senior Football Title

2003

2009

McGrath Cup Senior Football Record since 2000

Played - 22
Won - 11
Lost - 11
Drawn - 0

Played - 17
Won - 15
Lost - 2
Drawn - 0

Fixtures and Results

Preliminary Round

Sunday January 8th

@ WIT Sportsgrounds                   IT Tralee 2-14 Waterford 0-14

@ Doonbeg                                 Clare 0-18 University of Limerick 1-8

 

@ Clonmel Sportsfield                   Tipperary 2-13 Limerick Institute of Technology 3-8

 

Quarter-Finals

Sunday January 15th  

@ CIT Sportsgrounds           Cork Institute of Technology 2-16 IT Tralee 2-5

@ Pairc Ui Rinn                           Cork 2-14 Clare 0-7

@ Clonmel Sportsfield                  Tipperary 4-16 Waterford Institute of Technology 0-6

@ Michael Neville Park                 University College Cork 1-19 Limerick 0-10

 

Semi-Finals

Sunday January 22nd 

@ Pairc Ui Rinn                            Cork 2-17 Cork Institute of Technology 0-7

@ Clonmel Sportsfield                   Tipperary 1-15 University College Cork 0-10

Final (Extra time)

Sunday January 29th 

@ Clonmel Sportsfield            Tipperary v Cork @ 2:00pm


McGrath Cup Senior Football - Odds and Ends

 

  • Since 2000, Cork's McGrath Cup success rate is 88% (best of any county) with 15 wins out of 17 in the competition.  In the same period, Tipperary have won half of their 22 matches, 11 wins, 11 defeats.
  •  85 players have scored in the 9 matches to date in 2012 McGrath Senior Football competition to date with Tipperary's Barry Grogan top of the charts with 4-13. Colm O'Neill (Cork) is second in the scoring charts with 2-6.
  • 22 goals have been scored to date in the 2012 McGrath Cup competition (an average of 2.4 goals per match). This contrasts with 16 goals scored in the 2011 competition over 11 matches (an average of 1.4 goals per match).
  •  Cork's last won the McGrath Cup title in 2009 thanks to a 1-13 to 0-6 victory over the University of Limerick. The Cork team on that occasion lined out as follows - K Murphy; B Crowley, N O'Donovan, K Harrington; D Murphy, Eoin Sexton, R O'Sullivan; A O'Sullivan, Alan O'Connor; Conor McCarthy, Fintan Goold, P Kelly; M Harrington, C McManus, K O'Sullivan. Subs used: C Keane for Kelly (yellow card, 33 mins), Seamus Hayes for M Harrington (50), S O'Sullivan for C McManus (51), R Brosnan for Goold (56), P Gayer for Crowley (57).
  • Tipperary have not qualified for the final of the McGrath Cup since 2003 when they captured the title with a 1-9 to 1-8 victory over Clare at Miltown-Malbay. Fergal O'Callaghan was the winning captain for Tipperary. The Tipperary team on that occasion lined out as follows - Brian Enright; Benny Hahessy, Niall Kelly, Damien Byrne; Shane Maher, Declan Fanning, Niall Fitzgerald; Kevin Mulryan, Aidan Fitzgerald; Tony Doyle, Fergal O'Callaghan (Captain), Patrick Hally; Benny Hickey, Eamonn Hanrahan, David Byrne. Subs: Declan Browne for Hally, John Paul Looby for David Byrne, Patrick Hally for Maher.
  • The record of the Third Level Colleges in the McGrath Cup since entering in 2005 (including the 2012 matches to date) is Won 21, Lost 44 (32% success rate)

 

McGrath Cup Senior Football Roll Of Honour

Clare (10) - 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2008

Limerick (5) - 1985, 1987, 2001, 2004, 2005

Cork (5) - 1998, 1999, 2006, 2007, 2009

Tipperary (3) - 1989, 1993, 2003

Kerry (3) - 1996, 2010, 2011

Waterford (1) - 1981

London (1) - 1988

Visit the Munster GAA web site History section to view the complete Roll of Honour since the competition began in 1981 -http://munster.gaa.ie/history/mcgrath-cup-football/

McGrath Cup

Presented by Joe McGrath on June 21st, 1981 for the promotion of Senior Football in Munster

McGrath Cup - 2012 Scorers


Barry Grogan (Tipperary) - 4-13 (0-5 frees, 0-1 45)
Colm O'Neill (Cork) - 2-6
Barry O'Hare (IT Tralee) - 1-9 (0-4 frees, 0-1 45)
Philip Austin (Tipperary) - 1-8 (1-0 penalty, 0-1 free)
Gary Hurney (Waterford) - 0-10 (0-6 frees)
Donal Óg Hodnett (CIT) - 1-7 (0-4 frees)
Paul Kerrigan (Cork) - 1-6 (0-3 frees, 0-1 45)
Conor Sweeney (Tipperary) - 1-4
David Tubridy (Clare) - 0-7 (0-4 frees, 0-1 45)
Alan O'Donoghue (IT Tralee) - 1-4
Gary Brennan (Clare) - 0-7
Hugh Curran (CIT) - 0-7
Mark Collins (UCC) - 1-3 (0-1 free)
Michael Quinlivan (Tipperary) - 1-2
Hugh Coghlan (Tipperary) - 0-4
Peter Acheson (Tipperary) - 0-4
Brian Mulvihill (Tipperary) - 0-4
Liam Shorten (Cork) - 0-4
Paudie Kissane (Cork) - 1-1
Joe Dowling (LIT) - 1-1
K O'Grady (WIT) - 0-4 (0-4 frees)
Colin Dempsey (UL) - 0-4 (0-2 frees)
Paul Geaney (UCC) - 0-4
Ger Collins (Limerick) - 0-4 (0-1 free)
Mike Quilligan (Limerick) - 0-4 (0-3 frees)
Jerry O'Connor (CIT) - 1-1
Brian Fox (Tipperary) - 0-3
Fiachra Lynch (Cork) - 0-3
Seanie Cahalane (Cork) - 0-3
Mark Reen (UCC) - 0-3
Rory Donnelly (Clare) - 0-3
Ger Quinlan (Clare) - 0-3
Mikey Brennan (IT Tralee) - 1-0
Rory O'Sullivan (CIT) - 0-3
Eoghan O'Connor (LIT) - 1-0
Seamus Carroll (LIT) - 1-0
G O'Driscoll (IT Tralee) - 1-0
J Burke (LIT) - 0-3 (0-3 frees)
Edmund Walsh (UL) - 1-0
Pearse O'Neill (Cork) - 0-2
Brian Coughlan (UCC) - 0-2
Rory Deane (IT Tralee) - 0-2
M O'Shea (Clare) - 0-2 (0-2 frees)
Barry O'Driscoll (UCC) - 0-2 (0-1 free)


Kevin O'Sullivan (Cork) - 0-1
Nicholas Murphy (Cork) - 0-1
Noel O'Leary (Cork) - 0-1
M Ó Laoire (Cork) - 0-1
Fintan Goold (Cork) - 0-1
Alan O'Connor (Cork) - 0-1
Sean Carey (Tipperary) - 0-1
S Ryan (Tipperary) - 0-1
S Murphy (WIT) - 0-1
C McDonnell (WIT) - 0-1
D Heffernan (LIT) - 0-1
S Malone (LIT) - 0-1
M Hallissey (LIT) - 0-1 (0-1 free)
K Larkin (LIT) - 0-1
Barry O'Grady (IT Tralee) - 0-1
Andrew Hegarty (IT Tralee) - 0-1
S O'Hehir (Waterford) - 0-1
S Briggs (Waterford) - 0-1
Liam Ó Lionáin (Waterford) - 0-1 (0-1 free)
G Nugent (Waterford) - 0-1
P Collins (Clare) - 0-1
Mark Cahalane (UL) - 0-1
J O'Donoghue (UL) - 0-1
Michael Geaney (UL) - 0-1
F Fitzgerald (UL) - 0-1
Steve O'Donoghue (CIT) - 0-1
Kevin Hallissey (CIT) - 0-1
Brian McGuire (CIT) - 0-1
P Daly (CIT) - 0-1
C Fleming (CIT) - 0-1
B Poff (IT Tralee) - 0-1
D Kelly (IT Tralee) - 0-1
D Russell (Clare) - 0-1
G Quinlan (Clare) - 0-1
Kevin O'Driscoll (UCC) - 0-1
JB Spillane (UCC) - 0-1
David Nation (UCC) - 0-1
James O'Sullivan (UCC) - 0-1
Adrian Greaney (UCC) - 0-1
John Riordan (Limerick) - 0-1
Graham O'Connell (Limerick) - 0-1


 

 

 







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