1878–79 Hibernian F.C. season

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1878–79 season
Scottish Cup R5

Season 1878–79 was the second in which Hibernian competed at a Scottish national level, entering the Scottish Cup for the second time.


Hibs reached the fifth round of the Scottish Cup, losing 2–1 to Helensburgh.

The club began using a ground in the Powderhall area of Edinburgh during this season.[1]


All results are written with Hibs' score first.

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
28 September 1878 R1 Dunfermline H 5–2
19 October 1878 R2 3rd Edinburgh RV H 3–0 Quinn, Donnelly, Heron
16 November 1878 R3 Edinburgh University A 5–2 Flynn (2), Rourke (3)
7 December 1878 R4 Rob Roy H 9–0
8 March 1879 R5 Helensburgh A 1–2 Donnelly

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "5-2 Vs Dunfermline in Scottish Cup (28/09/1878)". www.ihibs.co.uk. Retrieved 14 March 2011. 

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