1962 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final
|Event||1962 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship|
|Date||23 September 1962|
|Venue||Croke Park, Dublin|
The 1962 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 75th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1962 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.
Roscommon played Sligo in the 1962 Connacht final and were behind for much of the match. Sligo were blighted by a sudden string of injuries, missed a 50 while two points ahead in the final minute, and then gifted soon-to-be All-Ireland finalists Roscommon a goal, allowing them to progress at Sligo's expense in what is considered "one of the great football tragedies in Connacht".
Garry McMahon scored a goal for Kerry after 35 seconds and Kerry hit a point quickly after, and victory was never in doubt. McMahon's goal is the fastest in All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final history.
- Sweeney, Eamonn (8 July 2007). "About time Lady Luck gave Sligo the time of day". Sunday Independent (Independent News & Media). Retrieved 8 July 2007.
- High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.
- "DDTV Video: Murphy strike against Mayo named Goal of the Championship". Donegal Daily. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012.
According to Ger Canning, RTÉ's commentator for the 2012 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final.