GAA Hurling Christy Ring Cup (Division 2 All Ireland) 2014

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Christy Ring Cup 2014

DateHome TeamAway Team
Round 1
03.05.2014Kerry4-31 (43)Derry0-11 (11)
03.05.2014Kildare1-27 (30)Wicklow2-24 (30)
03.05.2014Mayo0-20 (20)Armagh1-14 (17)
03.05.2014Meath0-17 (17)Down1-8 (11)
Round 1Replay
10.05.2014Wicklow3-13 (22)Kildare1-20 (23)
Round 2AR1 Winners
10.05.2014Mayo0-15 (15)Meath0-16 (16)
17.05.2014Kildare1-16 (19)Kerry3-18 (27)
Round 2BR1 Losers
10.05.2017Derry2-16 (22)Down3-12 (21)
17.05.2017Armagh3-13 (22)Wicklow3-19 (28)
Quarter-Finals2A Losers v
2B Winners
24.05.2014Derry0-10 (10)Kildare2-16 (22)
24.05.2014Wicklow0-14 (14)Mayo1-15 (18)
Relegation Playoff2B Losers
31.05.2014Down5-24 (39)Armagh2-15 (21)
Semi-Finals2A Winners v
QF Winners
31.05.2014Mayo1-18 (21)Kerry3-20 (29)
31.05.2014Meath0-13 (13)Kildare1-18 (21)
Promotion / Relegation
07.06.2014Kerry2-22 (28)Kildare4-18 (30)
GAA Hurling Christy Ring Cup 2014 [Ref: 2]


Kildare won the 2014 GAA Hurling Christy Ring Cup (Division 2 All Ireland) defeating Kerry by 2 Points in the Final (4-18 to 2-22). They had earlier defeated Wicklow in a replay, Derry and then Meath.

In all eight counties were eligible for the Christy Ring Cup – 3 from Ulster (Armagh, Derry and Down), 3 from Leinster (Kildare, Meath and wicklow), and one each from Munster (Kerry) and Connacht (Mayo)


The Christy Ring Cup is the Tier 2 All-Ireland County Championship in Hurling, named after the great Cork player.

From its inception to 2018 it was a Double-Elimination Cup (dubbed the “Back Door” by the Press) and in 2019 was changed to two groups of 4, playing a Single Round-Robin with Semi-Finals & Final.



[1] Donegal Daily (2017) GAA Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 2 December 2017]

Internet Archive

[2] GAA | Wayback Machine (2014) Christy Ring [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 16 September 2019]


Thanks to Gabriel McCloyne & Tom Dunne.

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