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AIB League: Clubs’ All-Time Top Points Scorers

AIB League: Clubs’ All-Time Top Points Scorers

See below for a club-by-club breakdown of the top points scorer in the AIB League. Compiled by statistician Des Daly.

A club-by-club breakdown of the highest points scorers in each club in the history of the AIB League. Top honours go to Dolphin’s John O’Mahony while the prolific Andrew Thompson of Shannon comes in second.

Des Daly, rugby statistician, has been compiling the AIB League stats year in, year out. His weekly updates are the bible for anyone researching the league. This list provides a breakdown of each club’s top points scorer in the AIB League.

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Dolphin’s John O’Mahony (1,202) and Shannon’s Andrew Thompson (1,130) have both broken the 1,000 points mark for their clubs, while a number of other players have also clocked up over 1,000 points with a combination of clubs. Connacht and Ireland hero and current Ireland Under-20 coach Eric Elwood scored 783 AIB League points for Galwegians and a further 376 for Lansdowne giving him a grand total of 1,159.

Aidan O’Halloran (Thomond – 637 and Young Munster – 487) and Richie Murphy (Clontarf – 537 and Greystones – 488) also break the 1,000 points mark.

There are six players on the list who have been capped for Ireland: Elwood, Ronan O’Gara (711 Cork Con), Niall Malone (398 Belfast Harlequins), Derek McAleese (588 Ballymena), Alan McGowan (721 Blackrock College) and Killian Keane (697 Garryowen).

AIB League Club Top Points Scorers

Club Player Points
ARDS Ajay Derwin 274
BALLYMENA Derek McAleese 588
BALLYNAHINCH Darryl Callaghan 270
BANBRIDGE Dan Soper 370
BARNHALL Eoin Burke 281
BECTIVE RANGERS Fergal Campion 994
BLACKROCK C. Alan McGowan 721
BRUFF Brian Cahill 202
BUCCANEERS Tom Cregan 317
CITY OF DERRY Ian McGregor 495
CLONAKILTY Gary Cribb 433
CLONTARF Richie Murphy 537
Co. CARLOW Matt Waterhouse 312
CONNEMARA Alan King 177
CORINTHIANS Johnny Morrison 255
DLS-PALMERSTON Conor Hickey 503
DOLPHIN John O’Mahony  1202
DUBLIN  UNIVERITY Simon Mitchell 664
DUNGANNON Ashley Blair 438
GALWEGIANS Eric Elwood 783
GARRYOWEN Killian Keane  697
GREYSTONES Richie Murphy  488
HIGHFIELD Fergus Burke 220
INSTONIANS Darren Dunlop 451
LANSDOWNE Eric Elwood 376
MALONE Gareth Fry 498
MIDLETON Jason Holland 272
NAAS Lorcan Sheehan  392
NENAGH  ORMOND John Lillis 123
OLD  BELVEDERE Andy Dunne 314
OLD  CRESCENT Brian Begley 855
OLD  WESLEY David Smith 813
QUEENS Gareth Steenson 207
RAINEY OLD BOYS Michael Glancy 160
SHANNON Andrew Thompson 1130
St. MARYS C. Barry Lynn 452
SUNDAYS WELL Richie Daly 547
SUTTONIANS Joey Walsh 302
TERENURE C. Richie Governey 603
THOMOND Aidan O’Halloran 637
UCC Conrad O’Sullivan 308
UCD Eoghan Hickey 580
UL-BOHEMIAN Ian Costello 456
WANDERERS Mark Wyse 317
WATERPARK Brendan Moran 506
YOUNG MUNSTER Aidan O’Halloran 487


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