Number of Titles
McGrath Football Cup: Presented by Joe McGrath on June 21st, 1981 for the promotion of Senior Football in Munster.
Holders: Kerry 2013
The counties and the captains listed below are those which took part in the McGrath Cup Football Final in the year listed.
1981 – WATERFORD: Michael Coffey (Captain)
1982 – CLARE: Pat Garry (Captain)
1983 – CLARE: Noel Roche (Captain)
1984 – CLARE: Anthony Burke (Captain)
1985 – LIMERICK: Paddy Ivess (Captain)
1986 – CLARE: Noel Normoyle (Captain)
1987 – LIMERICK: Paddy Ivess (Captain)
1988 – LONDON
1989 – TIPPERARY: Ger Enright; Michael Ryan (Upperchurch-Drombane), Brian Lawlor, Tom Macken; Donal O’Keeffe, Ned Ryan, Sean Brett; Gene McGrath, Declan Hahessy; Brian Burke (Captain), John Costello, Eamon Maher; Anthony Crosse, Cristoir McGrath, John Treacy.
Subs: Tommy Sheehan for Maher, Ruan Morris for Treacy, Anthony Power for Hahessy, Johnny Lowry, Davy Hogan and Willie Morrissey.
Tipperary defeated London in Ruislip on October 29th
1990 – CLARE: Martin Flynn (Captain)
1991 – CLARE: Francis McInerney (Captain)
1992 – Not Played
1993 – TIPPERARY: Eamonn Ryan, John O’Meara, Sean Collum (Captain), Peter Gleeson; Jerry Ryan, Sean Brett, Tom Macken; Brian Burke, John Costello; Mark Sheehan, John Leahy, Davy Hogan; Peter Lambert, Anthony Crosse, Brendan Cummins
Subs: Ned Ryan for Leahy, Chris Coen for Crosse, Ailbe Bonnar, Kevin Coonan and Shay Ryan.
Tipperary 2-13 London 0-4 in Ruislip on April 3rd, 1994.
1994 – CLARE: Seamus Clancy (Captain)
1995 – CLARE: Frank McInerney (Captain)
1996 – KERRY
1997 – CLARE
1998 – CORK
1999 – CORK
2000 – CLARE
Clare 3-1 London 0-4 in Ruislip on December 3rd, 2000
2001 – LIMERICK: Neilus Hunt (Captain)
Limerick 0-13 Tipperary 1-7 in Clonmel on May 3rd, 2001
2002 – CLARE
Clare 2-13 Waterford 2-11 in Sráid na Cathrach on January 27th, 2002
2003 – TIPPERARY: Brian Enright; Benny Hahessy, Niall Kelly, Damien Byrne; Shane Maher, Declan Fanning, Niall Fitzgerald; Kevin Mulryan, Aidan Fitzgerald; Tony Doyle, Fergal O’Callaghan (Captain), Patrick Hally; Benny Hickey, Eamonn Hanrahan, David Byrne.
Subs: Declan Browne for Hally, John Paul Looby for David Byrne, Patrick Hally for Maher.
Tipperary 1-9 Clare 1-8 in Miltown-Malbay on January 26th, 2003
2004 – LIMERICK: Seamus O’Donnell; Darren Bourke, Johnny McCarthy, Mark O’Riordan; Padraig Browne, Stephen Lucey, Damien Reidy; Jason Stokes, Timmy Carroll; Stephen Kelly, Muiris Gavin, Conor Mullane; Maurice Horan, Johnny Murphy, Eoin Keating.
Subs: Diarmuid Sheehy for Burke, Mike O’Brien for Murphy, Mark Keane for Horan, Colm Hickey for Kelly, Pat Ahern for Gavin.
Limerick 1-9 Clare 1-6 in Miltown-Malbay on January 25th, 2004.
2005 – LIMERICK: Mike Jones; Johnny McCarthy, Diarmuid Sheehy, Padraig Browne; Damien Reidy, Stephen Lavin, Andrew Lane; John Quane (Captain) Jim Donovan; Sean Buckley, Johnny Murphy, Conor Mullane; Ger Ahern, Michael Reidy, Colm Hickey.
Subs: Mike O’Brien for Lane (23rd minute); Muiris Gavin for Murphy (55th); John O’Connell for Hickey (57th).
Limerick 2-10 Cork Institute of Technology 1-3 in the Gaelic Grounds on January 30th, 2005.
2006 – CORK: Alan Quirke, Michael Prout, Graham Canty, K O’Connor, Eoin Sexton (Captain), Ger Spillane, Sean Levis, Nicholas Murphy, Dermot Hurley, Anthony Lynch, Conor McCarthy, Noel O’Leary, Kevin O’Sullivan, Brendan Jer O’Sullivan, Robbie O’Mahony
Subs: Philip Clifford for O’Mahony, D Duggan for Prout, S O’Sullivan for Lynch.
Cork 1-9 Kerry 0-6 in Pairc Ui Rinn on January 29th, 2006
2007 – CORK: Paddy O’Shea; Michael Prout, D. Coughlan, Kieran O’Connor; Noel O’Leary, Eoin Cadogan, Anthony Lynch; Diarmuid Hurley, Pierse O’Neill; S. O’Brien, S. O’Sullivan, Kevin McMahon; Kevin O’Sullivan, Alan Cronin, Donnacha O’Connor.
Subs: B. Collins for O’Brien (34), D. Mehigan for S. O’Sullivan (55)
Cork 1-8 Limerick 0-7 in Pairc Ui Rinn on January 27th, 2007.
2008 – CLARE: Joe Hayes; Laurence Healy, Conor Whelan, D Connole; Jimmy Larkin, G Kelly, Enda Doyle; Darragh Kelly, Frank O’Dea; J Hayes, Michael O’Shea (Captain), David Russell; Stephen Hickey, Timmy Ryan, David Tubridy.
Subs: Sean Collins for Hayes (h/t), C Dillon for Ryan (42), Keith Whelan for Collins (60)
Clare 1-6 Limerick 0-8 in Cooraclare on January 27th 2008.
2009 – CORK: K Murphy; B Crowley, N O’Donovan, K Harrington; D Murphy, Eoin Sexton, R O’Sullivan; A O’Sullivan, Alan O’Connor; Conor McCarthy, Fintan Goold, P Kelly; M Harrington, C McManus, K O’Sullivan
Subs used: C Keane for Kelly (yellow card, 33 mins), Seamus Hayes for M Harrington (50), S O’Sullivan for C McManus (51), R Brosnan for Goold (56), P Gayer for Crowley (57)
Cork 1-13 University of Limerick 0-6 in Pairc Ui Rinn on January 25th 2009.
2010 – KERRY: G Reidy; P Reidy, Tommy Griffin, P Corridan; A Shine O’Sullivan, Aidan O’Mahony, Killian Young (Captain); M Quirke, Alan O’Sullivan (0-3) ; Paul Galvin; Declan O’Sullivan (0-1), Donnchadh Walsh (0-1) ; James O’Donoghue (1-3, 2f), Kieran Donaghy (0-2), P O’Connor (0-1).
Subs : Paudge O’Connor for Reidy (inj, ht), Barry John Keane for P O’Connor (40 mins), Seamus Scanlon for Quirke (45 mins), K O’Leary for D O’Sullivan, B Looney for D Walsh (50 mins)
Kerry 1-11 University College Cork 0-9 in Austin Stack Park Tralee on January 30th 2010
2011 – KERRY: Tomás Mac An tSaoir; Pádraig Reidy, Marc O Se, Pádraig O’Connor; Aidan O’Mahony, Tomás Ó Sé (Captain), Jonathan Lyne; Seamus Scanlon, David Moran; Gary Sayers, Darran O’Sullivan, Donnchadh Walsh; David Geaney, Michael O’Donoghue, Paul Geaney
Subs: Barry O’Grady for G Sayers (h-t), Alan Fitzgerald for M O’Donoghue (h-t), Danny O’Sullivan for P O’Connor (55), Eamon Hickson for A O’Mahony (57), Pa McCarthy for T O’Se (62)
Kerry 0-13 Clare 1-7 in the Dr. Crokes GAA grounds Killarney on January 29th 2011
2012 – CORK: Ken O’Halloran, Michael Shields, Ray Carey, Kevin Harrington, Conor O’Driscoll (0-1), Paudie Kissane, Sean Kiely, Pearse O’Neill (0-1), Micheál Ó Laoire (0-1), Fiachra Lynch (0-1), Fintan Goold (0-3, 0-2f), Liam Shorten (0-1), Paul Kerrigan (0-4, 0-1f), Seanie Cahalane (0-1), Paul Honohan
Subs: Luke Connelly for O Laoire, Aidan O’Reilly for Harrington, James Fitzpatrick for Honohan, Noel O’Leary for Shields
Cork 0-13 Tipperary 0-6 in Clonmel Sportsfields on January 29th 2012
2013 – KERRY:
Kerry 1-12 Tipperary 1-5 in Sean Treacy Park Tipperary Town on January 26th 2013