Irish Football Association Junior Cup Finals 1946-47 to Present

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IFA Junior Cup Finals 1946-47 to Present

1946-47Strabane United4Army Whites3
1947-48Strabane United2Astra0
1948-49Pitt Street Mission4Belvoir0
1949-50Muckamore Presbyterian233rd Old Boys1
1950-51Cromkil19th Old Boys0
1951-52Crumlin Star5Dungannon1
1952-53Lodgeville3Harryville Amateurs2
1953-54Blythe Street2Cromkil0
1954-55Colon Street BC 2Ballymooney United Reserves1
1955-56Jennymount Methodist346th Old Boys0
1956-57Belfast Newsboys2St. John Whitehouse1
1957-58Enniskillen Corinthians2Clooney Rovers1
1958-59Annalong Rangers3St. Patricks YM1
1959-60Churchill United5Murray RC3
1960-61Ballymooney United Reserves3Lower Shankill OB1
1961-62Newry United4St. Ninian’s2
1962-63Moneydarragh515th Old Boys1
1964-65Lower Shankill OB4Limavady3
1965-66Nelson5Kilkeel Rangers1
1966-67Derry Guilds2Dunmurry YM 1
1967-68Dunmurry YM3Omagh Celtic1
1968-69Institute8Queen’s Park Swifts2
1969-70Dunmurry YM4Limavady United2
1970-71Rathcoole YC2Dungannon Swifts0
1971-72Cormac Albion1St. Simon’s OB0
1972-73Moyola Park2Kilymore Rovers0
1973-74Moyola Park3Ballynahinch United0
1974-75Glebe Swifts3Enniskillen Rangers2
1976-77Lower Memorial YM3Tobermore United0
1977-78Lisbellaw United2Loughgall1
1978-79Connor1Annalong Swifts0
1979-801st Bangor OB2Ballynahinch United0
1980-81Ballynafeigh Methodist4Wakehurst1
1981-82Oxford United (Lurgan)1Rathfriland0
1982-83Crewe United1Newry Shamrocks0
1983-84Oxford United1Shelbourne0
1984-85Carreras2Aston Gate1
1985-86Bangor Amateurs3Rockview United (Newry)2
1986-87Maghera (Newcastle)2Wakehurst1
1987-88Oxford United1Abbey Villa0
1988-89Oxford United1Enniskillen Rangers0
1989-90Holywood FC2Holywood REC1
1990-91Lurgan Celtic1Wakehurst0
1991-92West Belfast Rangers2Kelvin OB1
1992-93Oxford United3Hill Street2
1993-94Enniskillen Town United1Oxford United0
1994-95Oxford United3Dergviw0
1995-96Hill Street2Oxford United1
1996-97Newington United3Lisbellaw United1
1997-98Oxford United3Coagh United0
1998-99Enniskillen Rangers4Lisburn Rangers0
1999-2000Lisnaskea Rovers4Enniskillen Rangers3
2000-01Irvinestown Wanderers2Dergview1
2001-02NFC Kesh2Dergview United1
2002-03Windmill Stars3Ardoyne WMC2
2003-04Irvinestown Wanderers3West Belfast1
2004-05Hill Street2 (4p)Ardoyne WMC2 (2p)
2005-06Derryhirk United2Lincoln Court0
2006-07Enniskillen Town United2Bessbrook United1
2007-08Immaculata4Hill Street0
2008-09Immaculata3Enniskillden Town United0
2009-10Immaculata6Lincoln Court2
2010-11Woodvale3Bessbrook United2
2011-12Strathroy Harps4St. Mary’s1
2012-13Strathroy Harps3Harryville Homers0
2013-14Harryville Homers3Lisbellaw United1
2014-15Harryville Homers3Rosemount Rec1
2015-16Harryville Homers3Rosemount Rec1
2016-17Enniskillen Rangers5Hill Street1
2017-18Enniskillen Rangers2Greenisland FC1
2018-19Enniskillen Rangers2Tummery Athletic1
2019-20Willowbank1 (5p)Enniskillen Rangers1 (3p)
2020-21Not Completed
[References: 2-3]


The Irish Junior Cup, first held in 1888 entered the modern era after World War II. From then until 1969-70 no team won it twice, when Dunmurry YC won for the second time. The IFA Junior Cup specialists, however, were Oxford United of Lurgan, who appeared in the FInal nine times between 1981-82 and 1997-98, winning on seven occasions. Immaculata won three in a row from 2007-08 to 2009-10, Harryville Homers likewise from 2013-14 to 2015-16 and also Enniskillen Rangers from 2016-17 to 2018-19 for four wins in total.



[1] Wikipedia (2020) 1200px-Irish_Football_Association_logo.svg [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 1 October 2020]


[2] Fermanagh & Western Football League (2021) Cup Winners – IFA Junior Cup [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 19 February 2021]


[3] Joanne Harkness (2021) “Fonacab Irish Junior Cup Final” The Malcolm Brodie Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook 20/21 pg. 90. Ulster Tatler Group, Belfast. 2021.


Thanks to Conor Connolly-Mulcahy, Dara Connolly-Mulcahy & Aodhan Connolly-Mulcahy.

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