1973 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

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1973 All-Ireland Senior Football Final
Event 1973 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date 23 September 1973
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance 73,308
1972
1974

The 1973 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 86th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1973 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

A teenage Jimmy Barry-Murphy scored two goals and Cork ran out seven-point winners. Barry-Murphy's first goal was placed 15th in RTÉ's 2005 series, Top 20 GAA Moments.[1]

It was Galway's second final in three years; they also lost in 1971.[2]

CORK:
GK 1 Billy Morgan (c)
RCB 2 Frank Cogan
FB 3 Humphrey Kelleher
LCB 4 Brian Murphy
RWB 5 Kevin Jer O'Sullivan
CB 6 John Coleman
LWB 7 Con Hartnett
M 8 Dinny Long
M 9 Denis Coughlan
RWF 10 Ned Kirby
CF 11 Declan Barron
LWF 12 Dave McCarthy
RCF 13 Jimmy Barry-Murphy
FF 14 Ray Cummins
LCF 15 Jimmy Barrett
Substitutes used:
CB Séamus Coughlan
LWF Donal Hunt
FB Mick Scannell
GALWAY:
GK 1 Gay Mitchell
RCB 2 Joe Waldron
FB 3 Jack Cosgrove
LCB 4 B. Colleran
RWB 5 Liam O'Neill
CB 6 Tommy Joe Gilmore
LWB 7 Johnny Hughes
M 8 W. Joyce
M 9 J. Duggan
RWF 10 M. Burke
CF 11 Liam Sammon (c)
LWF 12 Michael Rooney
RCF 13 J. Coughlan
FF 14 Tom Naughton
LCF 15 M. Hughes
Substitutes:
RCF F. Canavan
RWF Colie McDonagh

MATCH RULES

  • 80 minutes.
  • Replay if scores level.
  • Three substitutes allowed.

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. "Offaly beat us in 1971 by 1 – 14 to 2 – 8, and in 1973, Cork beat us by 3 – 17 to 2 – 13."