Irish Lacrosse Union Gibb Cup 1893

Gibb Cup Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
1st Round
16.06.1893Ulster2Methodist College1
16.06.1893Old Instonians4Rugby 4th XII1
16.06.1893Ulidia0Rugby 2nd XII4
16.06.1893Institution2Rugby 2nd XII0
2nd Round
1893Ards 2ndlRugby 2nd XIIW
1893Old InstoniansWInstitutionL
1893Rugby 2nd XIIW
1893Old InstoniansW
1893Old Instonians8Rugby 2nd XII6
Irish Lacrosse Union Gibb Cup 1893 [Ref: 1-2]


Old Instonians won the Gibb Cup in 1893 beating Rugby 2nd XII 8-6 in the Final. There was 5 rounds of the Cup.


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.



[1] The Belfast News-Letter “Lacrosse: Gibb Cup Competition ” Monday, June 18, 1893. pg.

[2] The Belfast News-Letter “Lacrosse: Presentation of Trophies” Monday, October 2, 1893. pg.


Thanks to Cillian Murphy, Ireland Lacrosse and Brian Bird.

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