Gibb Cup, Irish Lacrosse Union Late 19th Century-Early 20th Century, Lacrosse

Irish Lacrosse Union Gibb Cup 1895

Gibb Cup Results 1895

DateHome TeamAway Team
Semi-Finals
1895Rugby 2nd XII5Down0
1895Ulster2Instonian1
Final
1895Rugby 2nd XII2Ulster1

Report

Rugby 2nd XII won the Gibb Cup in 1895, beating Ulster 2-1 in the Final. They had earlier beaten Down 5-0 in the Semi-Finals.

About

The Irish Lacrosse Union was the Men’s Lacrosse Association in Ireland from the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries. The Gibb Cup was the second level, a level below the Championship Flag of Ireland, which was the first level competition.

References:

Sources:

[1] The Belfast News-Letter “Irish Lacrosse Union” Monday, April 6, 1895. pg.

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Cillian Murphy, Ireland Lacrosse and Brian Bird.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 30 March 2020

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