Cork Constitution F.C. V Clontarf F.C.

Match Day

Cork Constitution F.C. V Lansdowne F.C.

Match Day

Dave Fitzgerald RIP

Members will be saddened to learn of the passing of Dave Fitzgerald. Dave was a long-time member of the Club. As a player with our Junior teams in the 60’s and 70’s, and then in the 80s and 90s, as a mentor during the hugely successful years, when Munster Junior Cups were won regularly. He… Continue reading Dave Fitzgerald RIP

Cork Constitution F.C. V Garryowen F.C.

Match Day

Cork Con – fundraiser

Fantastic prizes to be won

The Founding Fathers

The Cork Constitution was a well read daily newspaper in the last decade of the 1800’s. It did not publish on Sundays, thus allowing the staff to be free on Saturday afternoons. Members of staff formed a cricket club, but cricket is a summer pursuit and obviously prompted by the enjoyment derived from their summer… Continue reading The Founding Fathers

Horizons Expand

The new century dawned and Constitution travelled to Dublin for the first time on January 23rd 1900 to play Old Wesley where Constitution won by 8 points to 6. The final of the Cork Junior Cup brought Constitution into opposition once more against Queen’s College on March 10th. This was the fifth successive year Constitution… Continue reading Horizons Expand

War Calls A Halt

By now most of the men who had fashioned such glory for the club in the first decade of the century had retired. Apart from the Cup win in 1910 they did not have any further Cup success, as University College Cork and Garryowen dominated. However, Charity Cup and Munster Senior League successes continued. The… Continue reading War Calls A Halt

The Twenties

By now there were many changes to the social and sporting order after the trauma of the wars in Europe and at home. The new independent government of Ireland was in place and the old establishment structures were being dismantled. On the club scene a number of notable clubs did not survive; Cork County and… Continue reading The Twenties

The Thirties – Changing Times

The Thirties was a fairly barren period for the club with just a single success in each of the main competitions. The team reached the Munster Senior Cup final in 1932 under the captaincy of P.J.Delaney, but lost to Garryowen 0-9 at the Market’s Field. Peculiarly, Constitution were again nominated to play in the Bateman… Continue reading The Thirties – Changing Times