1949 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

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1949 All-Ireland Senior Football Final
Event 1949 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date 25 September 1949
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance 79,460
1948
1950

The 1949 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 62nd All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1949 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Pre-match[edit]

Cavan were aiming for three consecutive All-Ireland football titles, having beaten Kerry at America's Polo Grounds in 1947 and beaten Mayo at Croke Park in 1948.[1]

Match summary[edit]

Meath led 0-7 to 0-3 at half-time and were able to retain this four-point lead to the end, despite six points by Cavan's Peter Donahue.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cavan GAA legend Mick Higgins dies at the age of 87". BBC Sport. January 28, 2010. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.