2015 Ulster Senior Football Championship

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The 2015 Ulster Senior Football Championship is the 127th instalment of the annual Ulster Senior Football Championship held under the auspices of Ulster GAA. It was one of the four provincial competitions of the 2015 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Donegal were the reigning champions following the 2014 Championship but lost to Monaghan in the final on 19 July by a point.[1] [2][3]

Teams

The Ulster championship is contested by the nine traditional counties in the Irish province of Ulster. Ulster comprises the six counties of Northern Ireland as well as Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan in the Republic of Ireland.

Team Colours Sponsor Manager Captain Most recent success
All-Ireland Provincial
Antrim Antrim colours.PNG Saffron and white Creagh Concrete Liam Bradley Aodhán Gallagher
1951
Armagh Armagh colours.PNG Orange and white Rainbow Communications Kieran McGeeney Ciaran McKeever
2002
2008
Cavan Laois colours.PNG Royal blue and white Kingspan Group Terry Hyland Alan Clarke
1952
1997
Derry Cork colours.PNG Red and white Specialist Joinery Group Brian McIver Mark Lynch
1993
1998
Donegal Donegal colours.jpg Gold and green Donegal Creameries Rory Gallagher Michael Murphy
2012
2014
Down Down colours.PNG Red and black Canal Court Hotel Jim McCorry Mark Poland
1994
1994
Fermanagh Limerick colours.PNG Green and white Tracey Concrete Peter McGrath Eoin Donnelly
Monaghan Waterford colours.PNG White and blue Investec Malachy O'Rourke Conor McManus
2013
Tyrone Derry colours.PNG White and Red McAleer & Rushe Mickey Harte Seán Cavanagh
2008
2010

2015 Ulster Senior Football Championship

Preliminary Round Quarter-Finals Semi-Finals Final
     
        Colours of Laois.svg Cavan 0–15  
        Colours of Monaghan.svg Monaghan 0–16  
          Colours of Monaghan.svg Monaghan 1–20  
          Colours of Leinster Council.svg Fermanagh 0–13  
        Colours of Leinster Council.svg Fermanagh 1–13  
        Colours of Antrim.svg Antrim 0–08  
          Colours of Monaghan.svg Monaghan 0–11
          Colours of Leitrim.svg Donegal 0–10
        Colours of Cork.svg Derry 0–12  
        Colours of Down.svg Down 0–11  
          Colours of Cork.svg Derry 0–10  
          Colours of Leitrim.svg Donegal 1–09  
        Colours of Armagh.svg Armagh 0–08      
Colours of Leitrim.svg Donegal 1–13     Colours of Leitrim.svg Donegal 2–11      
Colours of Tyrone.svg Tyrone 1–10  

Fixtures

Preliminary Round

Preliminary Round
Donegal Colours of Leitrim.svg 1–13 – 1–10 Colours of Tyrone.svg Tyrone
M McElhinney (1–2); M Murphy (0–3, 2 frees, 1 45); C Toye, C McFadden, P McBrearty (0–2 each); F McGlynn, K Lacey (0–1 each). Report S Cavanagh (0–4, 3 frees); D McCurry (1–0); C McAliskey (0–3); Justin McMahon, M Donnelly, R McNamee (0–1 each).
Attendance: 17,435
Referee: Joe McQuillan (Cavan)

Quarter-Finals

Quarter-Final
Cavan Colours of Laois.svg 0–15 – 0–16 Colours of Monaghan.svg Monaghan
C Mackey (0–3, 2 frees); N McDermott (0–3 frees); G McKiernan and M Argue (both 0–2); M Dunne (0–2, 1 free); C Gilsenan (0–1 free); N Murray and R Flanagan (both 0–1). Report C McManus (0–7, 5 frees); P Finlay (0–3 frees); K Hughes (0–1 free); K O’Connell, D Hughes, D Clerkin, C Walshe and D Mone (all 0–1).
Attendance: 18,541
Referee: Padraig Hughes (Armagh)

Quarter-Final
Fermanagh Colours of Leinster Council.svg 1–13 – 0–08 Colours of Antrim.svg Antrim
S Quigley 1–4 (4f, 1pen), R Jones 0–3, B Mulrone 0–2, C Flaherty, T Corrigan, P McCusker, D Kille 0–1 each Report CJ McGourty 0–6 (6f), K McGourty 0–1, R Murray 0–1
Attendance: 7,726

Quarter-Final
Derry Colours of Cork.svg 0–12 – 0–11 Colours of Down.svg Down
M Lynch 0–5 (2f), E Bradley 0–5 (3f), E Lynn 0–1, C O'Boyle 0–1 Report P Devlin 0–6 (6f), C Laverty, K McKernan 0–2 each, D O'Hare 0–1 (f)
Attendance: 10,541

Quarter-Final
Armagh Colours of Armagh.svg 0–08 – 2–11 Colours of Leitrim.svg Donegal
T Kernan 0–3 (1f), J Morgan, C McKeever, E Rafferty (f), A Findon, C Rafferty all 0–1 each. Report M Murphy 0–5 (5fs), P McBrearty 1–1, M O'Reilly 1–0, O MacNiallais 0–2, N Gallagher, M McElhinney, N Gallagher 0–1 each.
Attendance: 18,186

Semi-Finals

Semi-Final
Monaghan Colours of Monaghan.svg 1–20 – 0–13 Colours of Leinster Council.svg Fermanagh
C McManus 1–6 (5f), K Hughes 0–3 (1f), O Duffy 0–3, K Duffy, D Hughes, C McGuinness, S Gollogly, N McAdam, D Mone, K O’Connell 0–1 each, R Beggan 0–1 (1 ’45). Report S Quigley 0–5 (4f), T Corrigan, R Jones, D McCusker 0–2 each, E Donnelly, A Breen 0–1 each.
Attendance: 16,572
Referee: Padraig O'Sullivan (Kerry)

Semi-Final
Derry Colours of Cork.svg 0–10 – 1–09 Colours of Leitrim.svg Donegal
M Lynch 0-02, 1f, E Bradley 0-02, 2f, C O’Boyle 0-02, C McKaigue 0-01, C McFaul 0-01; N Holly 0-01, B Heron 0-01. Report M O’Reilly 1-00 P McBrearty, 0-02, 1f, M Murphy 0-02, C McFadden 0-02, M McElhinney 0-01; C Toye 0-01, O MacNiallais 0-01.
Attendance: 19,237
Referee: Rory Hickey (Clare)

Final

Final
Monaghan Colours of Monaghan.svg 0–11 – 0–10 Colours of Leitrim.svg Donegal
C McManus 0–6 (4f), K O'Connell, O Duffy, K Duffy, D Mone, O Lennon 0–1 each. Report P McBrearty 0–6 (4f), M Murphy 0–2 (2f), K Lacey, F McGlynn 0–1 each
Attendance: 31,997

See also

References

  1. ^ "MONAGHAN 0–11 DONEGAL 0–10". GAA.ie. 20 July 2015. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Monaghan hold on to dethrone Donegal in Ulster". Irish Examiner. 20 July 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ulster Final: As it happened". The 42. 20 July 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
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