1961 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1961 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Down (2nd win)
Captain Paddy Doherty
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Offaly
Ulster Down
Connacht Roscommon
Championship statistics
1960
1962

The 1961 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 75th staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition.

Down won their second All-Ireland in a row.[1][2][3]

Results[edit]

Connacht[edit]

11 June 1961
Quarter-Final
Galway 0-10 – 0-6 Mayo
Tuam
Attendance: 10,000

18 June 1961
Semi-Final
Roscommon 2-9 – 2-6 Sligo
Charlestown
Attendance: 6,000

9 July 1961
Semi-Final
Leitrim 2-9 – 4-11 Galway
Ballinamore
Attendance: 4,000

9 July 1961
Final
Roscommon 1-11 – 2-7 Galway
Castlebar
Attendance: 19,876

Leinster[edit]

23 July 1961
Final
Offaly 1-13 – 1-8 Dublin

Munster[edit]

18 June 1961
Semi-Final
Cork 2-9 – 2-4 Tipperary

25 June 1961
Semi-Final
Kerry 1-13 – 1-0 Clare

16 July 1961
Final
Kerry 0-10 – 1-7 Cork

23 July 1961
Final Replay
Kerry 2-13 – 1-4 Cork

Ulster[edit]

28 May 1961
Preliminary Round
Derry 2-10 – 0-4 Donegal

4 June 1961
Quarter-Final
Armagh 2-7 – 0-8 Cavan

4 June 1961
Quarter-Final
Monaghan 1-10 – 0-6 Antrim
Castleblayney
Attendance: 4,000

11 June 1961
Quarter-Final
Down 0-12 – 0-7 Fermanagh

11 June 1961
Quarter-Final
Derry 1-9 – 0-10 Tyrone
Ballinascreen
Attendance: 4,000

25 June 1961
Semi-Final
Armagh 5-9 – 0-5 Monaghan
Dungannon
Attendance: 6,000

2 July 1961
Semi-Final
Down 2-12 – 1-10 Derry
Belfast
Attendance: 18,000

23 July 1961
Final
Down 2-10 – 1-10 Armagh
Belfast
Attendance: 38,500

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

6 August 1961
Semi-Final
Down 1-12 – 0-9 Kerry
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 64,112

20 August 1961
Semi-Final
Offaly 3-6 – 0-6 Roscommon
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 71,573

24 September 1961
Final
Down 3-6 – 2-8 Offaly
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 90,556

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