1971 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

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1971 All-Ireland Senior Football Final
Event 1971 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date 26 September 1971
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance 70,789
1970
1972

The 1971 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 84th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1971 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

A Murt Connor goal gave Offaly their first title.[1]

Galway were appearing in their first final since the three-in-a-row side of the 1960s.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.
  2. ^ Kenny, Tom (14 April 2011). "The men who first brought Sam to Galway". Galway Advertiser. Retrieved 14 April 2011. "Then came the three in a row team who in 1964 beat Kerry by 0 – 15 to 0 – 10; in 1965 it was Galway 0 – 12 to Kerry 0 – 9, and in 1966 Galway 1 – 10 to Meath’s 0 – 7. Offaly beat us in 1971 by 1 – 14 to 2 – 8, and in 1973, Cork beat us by 3 – 17 to 2 – 13."