1959 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

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1959 All-Ireland Senior Football Final
Event 1959 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date 27 September 1959
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance 85,897
1958
1960

The 1959 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 72nd All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1959 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Kerry won easily with goals by Dan McAuliffe (2) and Garry McMahon.[1]

It was the third of three All-Ireland football titles won by Kerry in the 1950s.[2]

Galway were beaten by Kerry.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.
  2. ^ "Kerry on honour roll". Irish Independent (Independent News & Media). 14 September 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2009. 
  3. ^ Kenny, Tom (14 April 2011). "The men who first brought Sam to Galway". Galway Advertiser. Retrieved 14 April 2011. "In 1959, Kerry beat them 3 – 7 to 1 – 4, and in 1963 that Simon Behan goal for Dublin beat us, the score 1 – 9 to 0 – 10."