2016               Shane Duggan                     (Limerick FC)

2015               Danny Furlong                     (Wexford Youths)

2014               David O’Sullivan                  (Longford Town)

2013               Philip Gorman                      (Athlone Town)

2012               Rory Gaffney                        (Limerick FC)

2011               Graham Cummins               (Cork City)

2010               Graham Cummins               (Cork City)

2009               Ronan Finn                           (UCD)

2008               David Cassidy                       (Dundalk)

2007               Conor Gethins                      (Finn Harps)

2006               Philip Hughes                       (Dundalk)

2005               Kieran O’Reilly                     (Cobh Ramblers)

2004               Kevin McHugh                     (Finn Harps)

2003               Alan Murphy                        (Galway United)

2002/2003    Wayne Russell                     (Waterford United)

2001/2002    Kevin Hugh                           (Finn Harps)

2000/2001    Andy Myler                           (Athlone Town)

1999/2000    Colm Tresson                       (Bray Wanderers)

1998/1999    Tony Izzi                                (Cobh Ramblers)

1997/1998    Kieran O’Brien                     (Bray Wanderers)

1996/1997    Paul Cashin                           (Kilkenny City)

1995/1996    John Gerard McGettigan (Finn Harps)

1994/1995    Jason Sherlock                     (UCD)

1993/1994    John Kenny                           (Sligo Rovers)

1992/1993    Gerry Mullen                       (Galway United)

1991/1992    Barry Ryan                           (Limerick City)

1990/ 1991   John Toal                               (Drogheda United)

1989/1990    John Ryan                             (Bray Wanderers)

1988/1989    Denis Cunningham             (Finn Harps)

1987/1988    Fran Hitchcock                    (Athlone Town)

1986/1987    Alex Kristic                            (Derry City)

1985/1986    Owen da Gama                   (Derry City)