McCrea Cup

WHEN IT STARTED
1938

WHICH TEAMS PARTICPATE
Rugby clubs within the Belfast area.

WHY THE COMPETITION WAS SET UP
G G McCrea of Malone was President of the Ulster Branch during 1913-1919 (he remained in office through the cessation of rugby during WW1).
The McCrea Cup was presented as a memorial in the late 1930s.

PAST WINNERS
1938/39 Ophir
1939 – 1945 Competition suspended during war years
1945/46 CIYMS
1946/47 Belfast Royal Academy FP
1947/48 Kings Scholars
1948/49 Kings Scholars
1949/50 Belfast Royal Academy FP
1950/51 YMCA
1951/52 Belfast Royal Academy FP
1952/53 Kings Scholars
1953/54 Belfast Royal Academy FP 1954/55 Kings Scholars
1955/56 Kings Scholars
1956/57 Belfast Royal Academy FP
1957/58 Kings Scholars
1958/59 Instonians 2
1959/60 Instonians 2
1960/61 Collegians 2
1961/62 Collegians 2
1962/63 NIFC
1963/64 Queens 2
1964/65 Queens 2
1965/66 Malone 2
1966/67 Malone
1967/68 Kings Scholars
1968/69 Belfast High School FP
1969/70 Kings Scholars
1970/71 Kings Scholars
1971/72 Kings Scholars
1972/73 Kings Scholars
1973/74 Cooke
1974/75 Cooke
1975/76 Annadale
1976/77 Kings Scholars
1977/78 Grosvenor High School FP
1978/79 Grosvenor High School FP
1979/80 Cooke
1980/81 Grosvenor High School FP
1981/82 Grosvenor High School FP
1982/83 Cooke
1983/84 Grosvenor
1984/84 Grosvenor
1985/86 Cooke
1986/87 RUC
1987/88 Cooke
1988/89 Cooke
1989/90 RUC
1990/91 RUC
1991/92 RUC
1992/93 RUC
1993/94 Instonians
1994/95 RUC
1995/96 Cooke
1996/97 Cooke
1997/98 Civil Service
1998/99 Cooke
1999/00 Cooke
2000/01 B’fast Harlequins
2001/02 Cooke
2002/03 Cooke
2003/04 Belfast Harlequins 2
2004/05 Belfast Harlequins 2
2005/06 Malone 2
2006/07 Cooke
2007/08 Cooke
2008/09 Cooke
2009/10 Cooke
2010/11
2011/12 Malone
2012/13 -CIYMS
2014/15 QUB

2013/14 Grosvenor