North Ayrshire Cup

also known as the North Ayrshire League

 

Page created: 7 July 2020

Updated: 2 September 2020

 

The North Ayrshire Cup was first organised in 1893 and initially ran alongside the existing Ayrshire Combination. From 1895 it was ran as a league cup-type competition.

 

 

Winners

 

1893-94 Kilbirnie

1894-95 Stevenston Thistle

1895-96 Stevenston Thistle

1896-97 Monkcastle

1897-98 Kilwinning Eglinton

 

1898-99 Galston

1899-00 Kilwinning Eglinton

1900-01 Beith

1901-02 Kilwinning Eglinton

1902-03 Galston

 

1903-04 Beith

1904-05 Beith

1905-06 Hurlford

1906-07 Galston

1907-08

 

 

 

 

 

1893-94 North Ayrshire Cup

First round

18 Apr Stevenston Thistle v Dalry 7-3 protest

2 May Stevenston Thistle v Dalry 4-4

10 May Dalry v Stevenston Thistle 4-4

14 May Stevenston Thistle v Dalry 4-1 at Claremont Park, Kilwinning

XXXXKilwinning Eglinton v Kilbirnie 1-11 protest

12 May Kilwinning Eglinton v Kilbirnie 6-3 protest

24 Apr Irvine v Saltcoats Victoria 2-2

3 May Saltcoats Victoria v Irvine 6-2

Kilwinning Eglinton v Kilbirnie disq-wo

Monkcastle v Beith scr-wo

 

Semi-final

19 May Kilbirnie v Stevenston Thistle 9-3

10 May Saltcoats Victoria v Beith 6-3

 

Final at Warner Park, Stevenston

26 May Kilbirnie v Saltcoats Victoria 3-0

 

 

 

 

1894-95 North Ayrshire Cup

First round

6 Apr Saltcoats Victoria v Kilwinning Eglinton 3-3

6 Apr Stevenston Thistle v Dalry 5-1

6 Apr Kilbirnie v Beith 4-1

6 Apr Monkcastle v Irvine 6-3

 

Semi-final

20 Apr Kilbirnie v Stevenston Thistle 1-2

27 Apr Saltcoats Victoria v Monkcastle 1-4

 

Final at Cochrane Park, Irvine

25 May Stevenston Thistle v Monkcastle 4-1

 

1895-96 North Ayrshire Cup

 

 

Beith

Irv

Kilb

KilwE

Monk

Salt

Stev

Beith

 

14 Mar

3-4

10 Aug

5-4

22 Feb

3-1

9 Nov

6-1

28 Mar

5-2

6 May

1-1

Irvine

26 Oct

0-5

 

21 Mar

4-1

7 Mar

1-1

9 May

2-2

11 Jan

2-0

23 Dec

4-0

Kilbirnie

19 Oct

2-4

18 Apr

2-2

 

17 Aug

2-5

28 Sep

4-3

7 Mar

0-6

8 Feb

2-7

Kilwinning Eglinton

1 Feb

3-4

23 Nov

5-4

25 Jan

3-2

 

19 Oct

5-2

9 May

3-0

10 Aug

0-2

Monkcastle

21 Mar

11-2

22 Feb

4-3

2 May

9-2

7 Dec

2-4

 

6 May

4-0

25 Apr

1-0

Saltcoats Victoria

2 May

1-6

11 Apr

9-3

12 Oct

5-1

14 Mar

1-0

8 Feb

1-4

 

26 Oct

2-3

Stevenston Thistle

30 Apr

4-1

1 Feb

6-2

23 Nov

5-0

30 Nov

3-3

28 Mar

1-1

22 Feb

4-0

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Stevenston Thistle

12

8

1

3

45

34

17

Beith

12

7

3

2

36

16

17

Kilwinning Eglinton

12

6

2

4

35

27

14

Monkcastle

12

6

2

4

44

30

14

Irvine

12

4

3

5

31

38

11

Saltcoats Victoria

12

4

0

8

27

35

8

Kilbirnie

12

1

1

10

23

60

3

 

Decider at Blacklands Park,Kilwinning

23 May Stevenston Thistle v Beith 2-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dalry became defunct after losing their ground in late August and withdrew before playing any matches

Kilbirnie's games from January were all played away after they lost their gound

Saltcoats v Beith played at Beith

 

Representative match for the benefit of the North Ayrshire Cup

25 May North Ayrshire XI v Queen's Park 0-1

 

 

 

 

1896-97 North Ayrshire Cup

 

 

Beith

Gals

Irv

KilwE

Monk

Stev

Beith

 

20 Mar

3-2

NOT

PLAYED

10 Apr

3-0

NOT

PLAYED

13 Mar

3-4

Galston

5 Dec

5-2

 

NOT

PLAYED

24 Oct

6-3

27 Mar

8-2

13 Feb

6-1

Irvine

17 Apr

1-2

13 Mar

3-3

 

23 Jan

2-5

13 Feb

1-1

24 Oct

2-4

Kilwinning Eglinton

13 Feb

3-3

8 May

2-0

27 Mar

8-2

 

3 Apr

2-4

12 Dec

2-2

Monkcastle

6 Mar

4-0

20 Feb

1-1

24 Apr

4-2

10 Oct

6-1

 

10 Apr

3-1

Stevenston Thistle

5 May

1-0

X May

4-1

6 Feb

2-1

6 Mar

4-2

15 Aug

2-3

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Monkcastle

10

6

2

2

28

18

14

Stevenston Thistle

10

6

1

3

25

23

13

Galston

10

5

2

3

32

21

12

Beith

10

5

1

4

16

20

11

Kilwinning Eglinton

10

3

2

5

28

32

8

Irvine

10

0

2

8

14

29

2

 

Final at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning

15 May Monkcastle v Stevenston Thistle 2-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saltcoats Victoria withdrew without playing a match and disbanded

5 Dec Kilwinning Eglinton v Irvine 6-0 stopped after 77 mins due to darkness

8 May Irvine arrived at Beith with only 5 players and forfeited the points

Beith v Monkcastle not played and Beith awarded 2 points

Galston v Irvine not played and Galston awarded 2 points

1897-98 North Ayrshire Cup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beith

Gals

Irv

KilwE

Monk

Stev

Beith

 

NOT
PLAYED

25 Sep

4-2

NOT
PLAYED

NOT
PLAYED

4 Dec

3-2

Galston

NOT
PLAYED

 

 

16 Apr

7-3

6 Nov

4-3

5 Mar

3-2

12 Mar

3-4

Irvine

15 Jan

4-2

20 Nov

2-3

 

8 Jan

2-7

NOT
PLAYED

22 Jan

2-4

Kilwinning Eglinton

16 Oct

5-1

19 Mar

6-1

NOT
PLAYED

 

20 Nov

3-0

5 Mar

1-3

Monkcastle

6 Nov

5-2

9 Apr

3-5

NOT
PLAYED

4 Dec

1-2

 

19 Mar

3-1

Stevenston Thistle

20 Nov

5-5

23 Oct

2-0

6 Nov

5-0

4 Sep

2-2

18 Dec

4-1

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Kilwinning Eglinton

10

7

1

2

29

14

15

Stevenston Thistle

10

6

2

2

32

20

14

Galston

10

7

0

3

26

25

14

Monkcastle

8

3

0

5

15

20

6

Beith

10

2

1

7

17

23

5

Irvine

8

1

0

7

15

32

2

 

Play-off at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning

23 Apr Galston v Stevenston Thistle 2-1

 

Final at Claremont Park, Kilwinning

30 Apr Kilwinning Eglinton v Galston 4-2

 

 

 

 

16 Oct Monkcastle v Stevenston 4-4 was stopped after 85 mins and a replay ordered

30 Oct Beith v Galston was stopped due to fog

12 Feb Monkcastle v Irvine 3-1 stopped after 70 mins after a fight between two players

 

Irvine had 2 points deducted for fielding an ineligible player against Beith on 15 Jan

Beith withdrew in February after they were not awarded the points from the game against Irvine, Galston had 4 points awarded and Monkcastle 2 points awarded for the unplayed matches

KIlwinning Eglinton were awarded 2 points from their unplayed matches with Irvine and Beith

 

 

 

 

1898-99 North Ayrshire Cup

 

 

Beith

Gals

Hurl

Irv

KilmA

KilwE

Mayb

Monk

Stev

Beith

 

3 Sep

1-5

27 Aug

5-2

15 Apr

4-1

 

26 Nov

2-2

5 Nov

5-3

15 Oct

5-3

 

Galston

22 Oct

7-1

 

 

9 Dec

10-1

8 Apr

5-2

29 Oct

5-1

 

 

 

15 Apr

5-3

Hurlford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Irvine

29 Oct

5-2

17 Sep

1-3

 

 

 

 

27 Aug

3-3

18 Feb

3-2

10 Dec

0-2

Kilmarnock Athletic

 

17 Dec

3-2

 

31 Dec

0-4

 

 

 

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

25 Feb

2-0

 

 

 

18 Feb

5-3

 

 

11 Feb

1-3

17 Dec

3-3

Maybole

20 Aug

5-2

29 Apr

3-4

 

 

10 Dec

0-2

22 Oct

5-3

 

15 Apr

4-3

26 Nov

3-3

Monkcastle

18 Mar

10-1

22 Apr

3-4

 

4 Mar

6-5

 

3 Dec

2-1

3 Sep

4-3

 

19 Nov

2-1

Stevenston Thistle

3 Dec

5-1

15 Oct

4-1

 

1 Oct

2-0

5 Nov

3-2

4 Feb

2-1

8 Oct

2-0

29 Oct

4-1

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Stevenston Thistle

12

8

2

2

34

19

18

Galston

11

9

0

2

51

23

18

Monkcastle

11

6

0

5

39

32

12

Beith

12

4

1

7

29

50

9

Maybole

10

3

2

5

29

31

8

Irvine

10

3

1

6

24

29

7

Kilwinning Eglinton

8

2

2

4

18

20

6

Kilmanock Athletic

6

2

0

4

11

19

4

Hurlford

2

0

0

2

3

15

0

 

Final at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning

13 May Galston v Stevenston Thistle 8-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

26 Nov Irvine v Monkcastle 6-1 stopped due to poor light and was replayed

 

The remaining fixtures were unplayed.

 

 

 

 

1899-1900 North Ayrshire Cup

 

 

Beith

Gals

Kilm

KilwE

Lane

Mayb

Monk

Stev

Beith

 

2 Sep

8-1

20 Jan

2-4

21 Oct

5-4

28 Apr

5-2

26 Aug

4-3

16 Oct

1-0

21 Apr

3-2

Galston

19 Aug

4-2

 

 

27 Jan

3-2

21 Apr

3-4

24 Apr

scr-wo

24 Mar

8-3

16 Sep

6-1

7 Apr

4-1

Kilmarnock 'A'

NOT

PLAYED

9 Dec

2-1

 

NOT

PLAYED

NOT

PLAYED

23 Dec

7-1

NOT

PLAYED

18 Nov

0-1

Kilwinning Eglinton

2 Dec

3-1

17 Mar

3-1

13 Jan

1-2

 

27 Jan

1-3

16 Sep

5-1

3 Mar

6-2

14 Oct

5-2

Lanemark

24 Mar

2-1

4 May

wo-scr

16 Dec

1-5

9 Dec

3-0

 

 

NOT

PLAYED

10 Mar

10-0

26 Aug

2-2

Maybole

7 Apr

2-2

14 Oct

8-1

21 Oct

0-5

19 Aug

2-0

NOT

PLAYED

 

NOT

PLAYED

7 Oct

2-5

Monkcastle

scr-wo

NOT

PLAYED

NOT

PLAYED

18 Nov

1-6

NOT

PLAYED

NOT

PLAYED

 

19 Aug

6-3

Stevenston Thistle

9 Dec

3-1

3 Feb

5-2

16 Sep

4-1

2 Sep

0-0

21 Oct

5-2

2 Dec

4-1

27 Jan

6-1

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Kilwinning Eglinton

13

7

1

5

26

15

19

Beith

13

7

1

5

35

30

19

Stevenston Thistle

14

8

2

4

43

28

18

Lanemark

10

5

1

4

25

19

15

Galston

13

5

0

8

34

39

12

Monkcastle

8

1

0

7

11

38

6

Maybole

10

2

1

7

23

41

5

Kilmarnock 'A'

9

6

0

3

28

14

0

 

Final at Warner Park, Stevenston

12 May Kilwinning Eglinton v Beith 2-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kilmarnock 'A' were deducted 12 points after playing an ineligible player against Galston, Kilwinning Eglinton and Beith. These clubs received 2 points each while the other 6 points were deducted for the Rule violation. Kilmarnock subsequently.resigned after 9 matches and the points from their unplayed games were awarded to their opponents. The remaining fixtures were unplayed through clubs scratching but no points were awarded as the clubs involved couldn't catch either Beith or Eglinton.

 

 

1900-01 North Ayrshire Cup

 

Ann

Beith

Gals

KilwE

Lane

Mayb

Stev

Annbank

99 Max

9-9

13 Apr

2-1

20 Apr

4-1

wo-scr

NOT

PLAYED

5 Jan

5-2

23 Feb

3-0

Beith

25 Aug

2-0

15 Sep

3-1

24 Nov

2-1

18 Aug

9-1

12 Jan

6-2

20 Oct

2-1

Galston

9 Mar

2-0

23 Mar

0-2

99 Max

9-9

NOT

PLAYED

19 Jan

2-3

11 May

5-0

27 Apr

6-1

Kilwinning Eglinton

scr-wo

19 Jan

1-2

NOT

PLAYED

15 Sep

4-1

1 Sep

3-1

NOT

PLAYED

Lanemark

23 Mar

3-1

27 Apr

3-1

9 Feb

6-1

4 May

2-2

99 Max

9-9

wo-scr

25 Aug

1-3

Maybole

19 Jan

2-2

1 Dec

3-3

25 Aug

2-1

23 Feb

1-1

9 Feb

8-0

18 Aug

4-2

Stevenston Thistle

9 Feb

2-2

9 Mar

4-0

15 Dec

1-0

17 Nov

1-1

13 Apr

4-2

15 Sep

6-2

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Beith

12

8

1

3

33

19

17

Annbank

9

4

2

3

19

15

14

Stevenston Thistle

11

5

2

4

25

23

12

Lanemark

10

4

1

5

22

35

11

Maybole

11

3

3

5

27

34

9

Kilwinning Eglinton

7

2

3

2

13

10

7

Galston

10

3

0

7

19

22

6

 

Final

11 May Beith v Annbank 1-1 at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning

18 May Beith v Annbank 4-4 at Riverside Park, Galston

17 Aug 1901 Beith v Annbank 1-0 at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 Sep Beith v Galston 3-1 stopped after 75 mins when a Galston player refused to leave the field, result stood

3 Nov Lanemark v Maybole 4-2 stopped after 78 mins due to darkness

10 Nov Stevenston v Annbank 2-0 stopped in 70 mins due to darkness

3 Jan Galston v Stevenston 3-0 stopped before time

 

Annbank were awarded 4 points from unplayed matches

Lanemark were awarded 2 points from Maybole

1901-02 North Ayrshire Cup

 

Beith

Gals

KilwE

Mayb

Beith

9 Nov

4-2

 

1-1

14 Sep

7-1

Galston

 

5-1

99 Max

9-9

12 Oct

1-4

wo-scr

Kilwinning Eglinton

22 Feb

3-1

14 Sep

2-2

9 Nov

5-2

Maybole

scr-wo

 

0-2

19 Apr

0-1

99 Max

9-9

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Kilwinning Eglinton

6

4

2

0

16

7

10

Beith

5

2

1

2

14

12

7

Galston

5

2

1

2

12

11

7

Maybole

4

0

0

4

3

14

0

 

Play-off at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning

30 Apr Beith v Galston 3-3

XXXXBeith v Galston 1-0

 

Final at Ladeside Field, Kilbirnie

17 May Kilwinning Eglinton v Beith 1-0

 

 

 

 

1902-03 North Ayrshire Cup

 

Beith

Gals

KilwE

Mayb

Stev

Beith

23 Aug

3-2

13 Sep

3-1

Galston

99 Max

9-

29 Nov

5-1

Kilwinning Eglinton

20 Sep

1-2

1 Nov

2-1

15 Nov

1-0

Maybole

29 Nov

2-1

30 Aug

Stevenston Thistle

30 Aug

0-4

27 Sep

3-1

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Beith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Galston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maybole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stevenston Thistle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Play-off at Kersland Field, Glengarnock

28 Mar Beith v Kilwinning Eglinton 3-1

 

Final

25 Apr Galston v Beith

 

 

 

1903-04 North Ayrshire Cup

 

Beith

Gals

KilwE

Mayb

Beith

16 Apr

1-0

3 Oct

1-2

23 Apr

1-0

Galston

30 Apr

4-2

13 Feb

6-0

12 Mar

5-0

Kilwinning Eglinton

4 May

0-4

6 Feb

1-2

16 Jan

2-2

Maybole

7 May

2-1

 

 19 Mar Maybole v Kilwinning 2-1 abandoned after 10 mins

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Galston

5

4

0

1

17

4

8

Beith

5

3

0

2

9

6

6

Maybole

4

1

1

2

4

9

3

Kilwinning Eglinton

6

1

1

4

6

17

3

 

Final

14 May Beith v Galston 1-1 at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning

28 May Beith v Galston 0-0 at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning

20 Aug 1904 Beith v Galston 2-0 at Kersland Field, Glengarnock

 

 

 

 

 

1904-05 North Ayrshire Cup

 

Beith

Hurl

KilwE

Mayb

Beith

19 Apr

3-1

7 Jan

4-2

8 Oct

4-0

Hurlford

99 Max

9-9

5 May

10 Sep

4-3

Kilwinning Eglinton

3 Sep

2-2

18 Feb

1-1

22 Oct

4-2

Maybole

25 Feb

1-7

99 Max

9-9

 

4 Mar Maybole v Kilwinning 0-2 stopped due to crowd invasion

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Beith

4

3

1

0

13

5

7

Hurlford

4

2

1

1

13

8

5

Kilwinning Eglinton

4

1

2

1

9

9

4

Maybole

4

0

0

4

6

19

0

 

Play-off

22 Aug 1905 Beith v Hurlford 0-0 at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning

26 Aug 1905 Beith v Hurlford 2-1 at Kersland Field, Glengarnock

 

Final at Meadow Park, Irvine

21 Oct 1905 Beith v Kilwinning Eglinton 4-1

 

 

 

 

1905-06 North Ayrshire Cup

 

AyrAc

Hurl

KilwE

Mayb

Vale

Ayr Academical

99 Max

9-9

 

 

 

 

Hurlford

 

 

24 Mar

3-1

18 Nov

4-2

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

2 Dec

2-3

 

 

 

14 Oct

8-0

Maybole

14 Oct

2-4

 

 

 

 

Vale of Carrick

 

 

 

 

99 Max

9-9

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Ayr Academical

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hurlford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maybole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vale of Carrick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final

5 May Hurlford v Ayr Academical 2-2 at Glebe Park, Beith

XXXXHurlford v Ayr Academical

 

 

 

 

1906-07 North Ayrshire Cup

 

9 Mar Beith v Hurlford 0-2 unfinished

23 Mar Beith v Hurlford 1-1

27 Apr Beith v Hurlford 1-0

 

Play-off

4 May Kilwinning Eglinton v Beith 0-0

 

Final at Ladeside Field, Kilbirnie

11 May Galston v Beith 1-0

 

1907-08 North Ayrshire Cup

First round - 2 legs

2 Nov Beith v Kilwinning Eglinton 2-2

7 Dec Kilwinning Eglinton v Beith 0-0

23 Dec Beith v Kilwinning Eglinton 4-0

30 Nov Maybole v Girvan Athletic 0-0

14 Dec Girvan Athletic v Maybole 1-5

 

Play-off - 2 legs

15 Feb Galston v Beith 7-0

21 Mar Beith v Galston 1-0

 

Final at Riverside Park, Galston

26 Dec 1908 Galston v Maybole abandoned and friendly played, score 4-1