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1987 - 1995 - Hartlepool Rovers - Senior Cup Finals

After dominating the Senior Cup scene for most of the 1970s, to be overtaken during the 80s by West, Rovers century long run in the Senior Cup came to an end with a defeat at the hands of Stockton on the New Friarage in 1994 by 16 pts to 14.

A year later heralded the arrival of the seamless game including professionalism and major upheavals in the role of the Knockout Cups within the County, the County Cup scene has never been the same since with only a couple of the same clubs dominant in every cup season by season.  

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