1968 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1968 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Down (3rd win)
Captain Joe Lennon
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Longford
Ulster Down
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
Player of the Year Seán O'Neill (Down)
1967
1969

The 1968 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 82nd staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition.

Down were the winners.[1][2][3]

Results[edit]

Connacht[edit]

2 June 1968
Quarter-Final
Sligo 2-17 – 0-12 Leitrim

16 June 1968
Semi-Final
Galway 2-10 – 3-7 Roscommon

23 June 1968
Semi-Final
Mayo 1-9 – 0-7 Sligo

14 July 1968
Semi-Final Replay
Galway 2-8 – 1-9 Roscommon

21 July 1968
Final
Galway 2-10 – 2-9 Mayo
Castlebar
Attendance: 30,000

Leinster[edit]

21 July 1968
Final
Longford 3-9 – 1-4 Laois

Munster[edit]

16 June 1968
Semi-Final
Cork 1-8 – 1-7 Clare

23 June 1968
Semi-Final
Kerry 0-17 – 2-7 Tipperary

14 July 1968
Final
Kerry 1-21 – 3-8 Cork

Ulster[edit]

2 June 1968
Preliminary Round
Fermanagh 2-8 – 0-8 Tyrone

9 June 1968
Quarter-Final
Down 1-8 – 1-6 Derry

16 June 1968
Quarter-Final
Cavan 5-9 – 1-11 Antrim

16 June 1968
Quarter-Final
Donegal 2-10 – 1-3 Armagh

23 June 1968
Quarter-Final
Monaghan 1-12 – 2-9 Fermanagh

30 June 1968
Quarter-Final Replay
Monaghan 2-12 – 2-5 Fermanagh

30 June 1968
Semi-Final
Down 2-14 – 0-8 Donegal

7 July 1968
Semi-Final
Cavan 1-11 – 0-5 Tyrone

28 July 1968
Final
Down 0-16 – 1-8 Cavan
Belfast
Attendance: 35,000

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

4 August 1968
Semi-Final
Kerry 2-13 – 2-11 Longford
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 34,052

18 August 1968
Semi-Final
Down 2-10 – 2-8 Galway
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 50,965

22 September 1968
Final
Down 2-12 – 1-13 Kerry
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 71,294

References[edit]