Armstrong Cup 1901-02: Booterstown and Blackrock

  • Five teams (Booterstown and Blackrock, Dublin University, Rathmines, Dawson Street, Calaroga). Eight-board matches, each team to play each other twice. Competition decided by match points.
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  • Booterstown and Blackrock: A. A. [Albert Augustus] MacDonogh, T. G. [Thomas George] Cranston, R. T. [Ralph Theodore] Varian, J. O’Hara, C. H. [Charles?] Franklin, R. C. [Richard Clayton] Millar, N. G. [Nicholas George] Peterson, W. A. [William] Egan; “F. S. B.” [Mrs. F. Sterling Berry], F. C. [Francis Const] Barker.
  • Dublin University: Dr. Anthony Traill, R. G. L. [Robert Galloway Louis] Leonard, R. J. Hope, W. E. Lilly, G. R. Webb, T. W. Fitzgerald, M. O’Rorke, C. B. Phipps; J. H. Lepper, R. Powell; W. E. [William Edward] Thrift; P. H. [Patrick Henry] Mellett; J. E. McCausland.
  • Rathmines: David Middleton, W. T. Kenny, J. Hopkins, R. White, O. White, A. E. [Alfred Edwin] Monahan, H. Bolton, J. F. [Joseph Francis] Keatinge; R. N. [Richard Nathaniel] Scales.
  • Dawson Street: W. J. Heaney, J. H. [John Howard] Parnell, Parker Dunscombe, W. or T. M. Jamieson, William Dartnell, D. McGregor, F. O. Cox, Warnock; Prof. Edgar.
  • Calaroga: Fr. Hughes O. P., Frank Mahoney, James McCluskey, Nicholas McCluskey, J. C. [James Coleman] Mahoney, Edward Flynn, P. J. Murray, J. J. Phelan; G. A. [George] McGinty, J. A. McCarron; J. G. [John] Russell.
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  • Final table (BCM 1902 p. 180):
  • BCM 1902 p180 Armstrong crosstable

  • Match 1, 22 Nov 1901 (Friday), T.C.D. (No. 10):
  •           | Irish Times Sat 23 Nov 1901 p. 4
  • Dublin University Dawson Street     
    Dr. A. Traill 1 – 0 W. J. Heaney
    R. G. L. Leonard 0 – 1 J. H. Parnell
    R. J. Hope 0 – 1 P. N. Dunscombe
    W. E. Lilly 0 – 1 W. Jamieson
    G. R. Webb 1 – 0 W. Dartnell
    T. W. Fitzgerald 1 – 0 D. McGregor
    M. O’Rorke 1 – 0 F. O. Cox
    C. B. Phipps 1 – 0 Warnock
    5 – 3
  • Match 2, 23 Nov 1901 (Saturday), Rathmines:
  •           | Irish Times Sat 30 Nov 1901 p. 18
  • Rathmines Booterstown
    D. Middleton 0 – 1 A. A. MacDonogh
    W. T. Kenny 0 – 1 T. G. Cranston
    J. Hopkins ½ – ½ R. T. Varian
    R. White 0 – 1 J. O’Hara
    O. White 0 – 1 C. H. Franklin
    A. E. Monahan 0 – 1 R. C. Millar
    H. Bolton 0 – 1 N. G. Peterson
    J. F. Keatinge 0 – 1 W. A. Egan
    ½ – 7½
  • Match 3, 30 Nov 1901 (Saturday), Rathmines:
  •           | Irish Times Sat 7 Dec 1901 p. 18
  • Rathmines Dublin University
    D. Middleton 1 – 0 Dr. A. Traill
    W. T. Kenny 1 – 0 R. G. L. Leonard
    J. Hopkins 1 – 0 R. J. Hope
    R. White 0 – 1 G. R. Webb
    O. White 1 – 0 J. H. Lepper
    A. E. Monahan ½ – ½ T. W. Fitzgerald
    H. Bolton 0 – 1 M. O’Rorke
    J. F. Keatinge 1 – 0 R. Powell
    5½ – 2½
  • Match 4, 2 Dec 1901 (Monday), Dawson Street:
  •           | BCM crosstable
  • Dawson Street beat Calaroga
  • Match 5, 9 Dec 1901 (Monday), Dawson Street:
  •           | BCM crosstable
  • Dawson Street lost to Rathmines
  • Match 6, 9 Dec 1901 (Monday), No. 10, T.C.D.:
  •           | Irish Times Tue 10 Dec 1901 p. 3
  • Dublin University Calaroga
    W. E. Thrift 1 – 0 Fr. Hughes O. P.
    Dr. A. Traill 1 – 0 F. Mahoney
    R. J. Hope 0 – 1 J. McCluskey
    W. E. Lilly 0 – 1 N. McCluskey
    G. R. Webb 1 – 0 J. C. Mahoney
    T. W. Fitzgerald 1 – 0 E. Flynn
    C. B. Phipps 1 – 0 P. J. Murray
    P. H. Mellett 1 – 0 J. J. Phelan
    6 – 2
  • Match 7, 17 Dec 1901 (Tuesday), 25 Rutland Square [now Parnell Square] North:
  •           | Irish Times Thu 19 Dec 1901 p. 4
  • Calaroga Rathmines
    F. Mahoney 0 – 1 D. Middleton
    N. McCluskey 1 – 0 T. M. Kenny
    J. C. Mahoney 0 – 1 J. Hopkins
    G. A. McGinty 0 – 1 R. White
    E. Flynn 0 – 1 A. E. Monahan
    P. J. Murray 1 – 0 H. Bolton
    J. G. Russell 0 – 1 J. F. Keatinge
    J. A. McCarron 0 – 1 R. N. Scales
    2 – 6
  • Match 8, 18 Dec 1901 (Wednesday), Blackrock:
  •           | BCM crosstable
  • Booterstown beat Dawson Street
  • Match 9, 15 Jan 1902 (Wednesday), Blackrock:
  •           | Irish Times Mon 20 Jan 1902 p. 3
  • Booterstown Calaroga
    A. A. MacDonogh 1 – 0 F. Mahoney
    T. G. Cranston ½ – ½ J. McCluskey
    R. T. Varian 1 – 0 N. McCluskey
    J. O’Hara 1 – 0 J. C. Mahoney
    “F. S. B.” 1 – 0 G. A. McGinty
    F. C. Barker 0 – 1 E. Flynn
    R. C. Miller 1 – 0 J. G. Russell
    N. G. Peterson 1 – 0 J. J. Phelan
    6½ – 1½
  • Match 10, 18 Jan 1902 (Saturday), Rathmines:
  •           | BCM crosstable
  • Rathmines beat Calaroga
  • Match 11, 20 Jan 1902 (Monday), Dawson Street:
  •           | Irish Times Fri 31 Jan 1902 p. 3
  • Dawson Street Booterstown
    W. J. Heaney ½ – ½ A. A. MacDonogh
    J. H. Parnell 1 – 0 T. G. Cranston
    P. Dunscombe 1 – 0 R. T. Varian
    T. M. Jamieson ½ – ½ J. O’Hara
    Prof. Edgar 1 – 0 F. C. Barker
    W. Dartnell 1 – 0 C. H. Franklin
    D. McGregor 0 – 1 R. C. Millar
    F. Cox ½ – ½ N. G. Peterson
    5½ – 2½
  • Match 12, 29 Jan 1902 (Wednesday), Blackrock:
  •           | Irish Times Sat 1 Feb 1902 p. 5
  • Booterstown Rathmines
    A. A. MacDonogh 0 – 1 D. Middleton
    T. G. Cranston 1 – 0 J. Hopkins
    R. T. Varian 1 – 0 R. White
    J. O’Hara ½ – ½ O. White
    “F. S. B” 0 – 1 A. E. Monahan
    F. C. Barker 1 – 0 J. F. Keatinge
    R. C. Miller 0 – 1 R. N. Scales
    N. G. Peterson walkover
    4½ – 3½
  • Match 13, 3 Feb 1902 (Monday), 25 Rutland Square [now Parnell Square] North:
  •           | Irish Times Thu 6 Feb 1902 p. 5
  • Calaroga Dawson Street
    F. Mahoney 0 – 1 W. J. Heaney
    J. McCluskey 0 – 1 J. H. Parnell
    N. McCluskey ½ – ½ P. N. Dunscombe
    J. C. Mahoney 0 – 1 Prof. Edgar
    G. A. McGinty 0 – 1 W. Dartnell
    P. J. Murray ½ – ½ D. McGregor
    E. Flynn 1 – 0 J. Galbraith
    J. A. McCarron 0 – 1 F. O. Cox
    2 – 6
  • Match 14, 10 Feb 1902 (Monday), T.C.D.:
  •           | Irish Times Fri 14 Feb 1902 p. 3
  • Dublin University Booterstown
    W. E. Thrift ½ – ½ A. A. MacDonogh
    Dr. A. Traill 0 – 1 T. G. Cranston
    R. G. L. Leonard 1 – 0 R. T. Varian
    W. E. Lilly 0 – 1 J. O’Hara
    G. R. Webb 0 – 1 F. C. Barker
    T. W. Fitzgerald 1 – 0 C. H. Franklin
    M. O’Rorke 0 – 1 R. C. Millar
    C. B. Phipps 0 – 1 N. G. Peterson
    2½ – 5½
  • Match 15, 15 Feb 1902 (Saturday), Rathmines:
  •           | BCM crosstable
  • Rathmines beat Dawson Street
  • Match 16, 19 Feb 1902 (Wednesday), Blackrock:
  •           | Irish Times Tue 4 Mar 1902 p. 7
  • Booterstown Dublin University
    A. A. MacDonogh 0 – 1 W. E. Thrift
    T. G. Cranston 1 – 0 Dr. A. Traill
    R. T. Varian ½ – ½ R. G. L. Leonard
    J. O’Hara 1 – 0 W. E. Lilly
    F. C. Barker 0 – 1 G. R. Webb
    C. H. Franklin 1 – 0 T. W. Fitzgerald
    R. C. Millar 0 – 1 M. O’Rorke
    N. G. Peterson ½ – ½ C. B. Phipps
    4 – 4
  • Match 17, 27 Feb 1902 (Thursday), 25 Rutland Square [now Parnell Square] North:
  •           | Irish Times Fri 28 Feb 1902
  • Calaroga Dublin University
    F. Mahoney 0 – 1 W. E. Thrift
    J. McCluskey 0 – 1 Dr. A. Traill
    N. McCluskey 0 – 1 R. G. L. Leonard
    J. C. Mahoney 0 – 1 G. R. Webb
    G. A. McGinty 0 – 1 T. W. Fitzgerald
    E. Flynn 0 – 1 J. E. McCausland
    P. J. Murray 1 – 0 M. O’Rorke
    J. G. Russell 0 – 1 P. H. Mellett
    1 – 7
  • Match 18, 3 Mar 1902 (Monday), T.C.D.:
  •           | Irish Times Tue 4 Mar 1902 p. 7
  • Dublin University Rathmines
    W. E. Thrift 1 – 0 D. Middleton
    Dr. A. Traill 1 – 0 J. Hopkins
    R. G. L. Leonard 1 – 0 R. White
    G. R. Webb ½ – ½ O. White
    T. W. Fitzgerald 1 – 0 H. Bolton
    M. O’Rorke 1 – 0 J. F. Keatinge
    P. H. Mellett 1 – 0 R. N. Scales
    R. Powell 1 – 0 A. G. Bagot
    7½ – ½
  • Match 19, 4 Mar 1902 (Tuesday), Calaroga:
  •           | BCM crosstable
  • Calaroga lost to Booterstown
  • Match 20, 10 Mar 1902 (Monday), T.C.D.:
  •           | inferred from BCM crosstable points total plus other scorcards
  • Dublin University 5 – 3 Dawson Street
  • Other references:
  • Irish Times Wed 6 Nov 1901 p. 3 (fixtures, including home teams and dates).
  • Irish Times Fri 1 Nov 1901 p. 3 (Calaroga club information, including full names of several players).
  • Ada S. Ballin, Womanhood vol. 8 (June to November 1902) p. 432 (availability: Google Books) (visit of author to the Rev. Dr. and Mrs Sterling Berry, with mention of the Armstrong Cup win).

Last updated: May 2, 2016.

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