Part 3 of our series of snippets of information compiled by Sean ? Suilleabh?in for our website. This time we look at the history of Junior League.
Brendan, PRO

[b]JUNIOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE[/b]

As with the Senior League there are some problems with the Junior League also. What was referred to as the Junior Cup began in 1943. This was also called the Junior League Cup. Winners of this Cup were; Drumshanbo (1943), Carrick on Shannon(1944), and Bornacoola (1945). The competition continues on a full League basis from 1946.

Year Winners
1946 Gorvagh
1947 Fenagh
1948 Drumeela Harps (Drumreilly/Drumeela) 1-4 Gorvagh 0-2
1949 Gortletteragh 2-1 Aughawillan 1-1
1950 Bornacoola
1951 Aughawillan
1952 Carrick on Shannon
1953 Carrick on Shannon
1954 Jamestown
1955 Abandoned
1956 Carrick on Shannon
1957 Mohill
1958 Gortletteragh
1959 Aughawillan
1960 Annaduff
1961 Aughnasheelin
1962 Aughnasheelin
1963 Aughnasheelin
1964 Gortletteragh
1965 Glencar
1966 Fenagh
1967 Drumkeerin
1968 Glencar
1969 Glencar/Manorhamilton
1970 Glencar/Manorhamilton
1971 Drumkeerin
1972 Fenagh
1973 Fenagh
1974 Aughawillan
1975 Drumkeerin
1976 Bornacoola
1977 Drumreilly
1978 Mohill
1979 Melvin Gaels
1980 Kiltubrid
1981 Drumkeerin
1982 Glencar/Manorhamilton
1983 Bornacoola
1984 Eslin
N.B. This competition was now called Division 3a League
1985 Drumkeerin
1986 Allen Gaels
1987 Glencar/Manorhamilton
1988 Aughnasheelin
After 1988 see Division 3 and 4.

JUNIOR B LEAGUE (DIV4A) For second teams of Senior clubs
in Division 1 of the Senior League
Year Winners
1975 Ballinamore
1976 Ballinamore
1977 Ballinamore
1978 None
1979 Ballinamore
1980 Aughawillan
1981 Ballinamore
1982 Gortletteragh
1983 Gortletteragh
1984 Ballinamore
1985 Aughawillan
1986 Ballinamore
1987 Carrick on Shannon
1988 Melvin Gaels
After 1988 see Divisions 3 and 4.

Junior League Div 4b (For second teams of clubs in Division 2 of Senior League)
Year Winners
1979 Mohill
1980 Allen Gaels
1981 Allen Gaels
1982 Mohill
1983 Mohill
1984 Cloone
1985 Mohill
1986 Mohill
1987 Cloone
After 1988 see Divisions 3 and 4.

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION 3C For second teams of Junior Clubs)

Year Winners
1979 Aughnasheelin
1980 Carrigallen
1981 Aughavas
1982 Glencar/Manorhamilton
1983 Gortletteragh
1984 BallinÓgleara
1985 BallinÓgleara
1986 Allen Gaels
1987 Allen Gaels
After 1988 see Divisions 3 and 4

 

 

07-Mar-06 by Compliled by Sean O Suilleabhain, web format – PRO