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AIB League: All-Time Top Try Scorers By Club

AIB League: All-Time Top Try Scorers By Club

The AIB League’s very own ‘Statto’, Des Daly has been keeping track of the competition’s results and statistics down through the years. Here is his list of the all-time top try scorers by Club in AIB League history.

St. Mary’s, Leinster and Ireland winger John McWeeney still tops the list of all-time try scorers in the AIB League with a grand total of 56 tries.

City of Derry’s Steven Smyth comes in a close second with 52 tries in his AIB League career, while former Barnhall and Leinster star Brendan Burke comes in third.


Other entries on the list include Shannon’s John Lacey, now a regional development officer with the Munster Branch. The Ireland squad’s current video analyst Mervyn Murphy also features on the list having clocked up 24 tries for Galwegians.


Former Dungannon and Ireland wide man Tyrone Howe is at number eighteen on the list with 28 tries, while current Naas player-coach Andy Melville, who featured on this site recently, scored 35 tries for his old club County Carlow.


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Club Player Tries
St. MARYS C. John McWeeney 56
CITY OF DERRY Steven Smyth 52
BARNHALL Brendan Burke 49
GREYSTONES David McKechnie 49
SHANNON John Lacey 45
CLONAKILTY Noel O’Sullivan 38
Co. CARLOW Andy Melville 35
MALONE Scott Carroll 34
BALLYMENA Jimmy Topping 33
CORK  CON Brian Walsh 33
BFAST HARLEQUINS Jonny Lowe  32
OLD  CRESCENT Niall O’Brien 30
UL-BOHEMIAN Martin McPhail 30
BANBRIDGE Gareth Martin 29
TERENURE C. David Coleman 29
DLS-PALMERSTON Brian Hogan 28
DUNGANNON Tyrone Howe 28
YOUNG MUNSTER Derek Corcoran 28
UC-DUBLIN David Blaney 26
WANDERERS Dan O’Sullivan 26
BECTIVE RANGERS Paul Hatton  24
BLACKROCK C. Niall Woods/ Gary Brown 24
GALWEGIANS Mervyn Murphy  24
GARRYOWEN Killian Keane 24
BALLYNAHINCH Stephen Seymour 23
BUCCANEERS Mike Devine 23
DUBLIN  UNIVERITY Mick McDonagh 23
LANSDOWNE Fiachra Baynes  23
OLD  WESLEY Brian Doherty 23
CLONTARF David Moore 22
CORINTHIANS Johnny Morrison 22
SUNDAYS WELL Declan Coppinger 22
WATERPARK Gary Conway 22
DOLPHIN James Coughlan 21
BRUFF Finbarr Hogan 19
INSTONIANS Adam Telford 19
MIDLETON Kieran Wall  19
OLD  BELVEDERE Kevin Barden 19
QU-BELFAST Michael Barker 18
UC-CORK Richie Lane 18
SUTTONIANS David Walsh 18
NAAS Mark Waldron 17
CONNEMARA Alan Keogh 15
HIGHFIELD Billy Quinlan 15
THOMOND Michael Long  14
ARDS Andy Park  13
NENAGH  ORMOND Trevor Powell 12
RAINEY OLD BOYS Damien Campbell 12


All-time try scorers compiled by Des Daly. Please email changes to barry.cunningham@irfu.ie