1975 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1975 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kerry (23rd win)
Captain Mickey O'Sullivan
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Derry
Connacht Sligo
Championship statistics
Player of the Year John O'Keeffe (Kerry)
1974
1976

The 1975 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was played from May to September, 1975. It was to be the start of a long and sometimes bitter rivalry between Kerry and Dublin which dominated the world of Gaelic Football in the late 70's and early 80's. The 1975 encounter was won by Kerry, by 2-11 to 0-12.

Format[edit]

The usual knock-out four-province setup was used. London played in the Connacht Senior Football Championship for the first time.

Results[edit]

Connacht[edit]

25 May 1975
Quarter-Final
Mayo 4-12 – 1-12 London

1 June 1975
Quarter-Final
Roscommon 0-12 – 0-4 Leitrim

8 June 1975
Semi-Final
Sligo 1-13 – 0-6 Galway

15 June 1974
Semi-Final
Mayo 1-12 – 1-9 Roscommon

6 July 1975
Final
Sligo 2-10 – 1-13 Mayo

20 July 1975
Final Replay
Sligo 2-10 – 0-15 Mayo

Leinster[edit]

15 June 1975
Quarter-Final
Offaly 0-13 - 0-13 Laois
O'Connor Park, Tullamore
Attendance: 20000
Referee: Paddy Collins

29 June 1975
Quarter-Final Replay
Offaly 3-14 - 3-7 Laois
O'Moore Park, Portlaoise
Attendance: 10000
Referee: Paddy Collins

July 1975
Semi-Final
Dublin 3-14 - 4-7 Louth
Navan
Attendance: 31,000

13 July 1975
Semi-Final
Offaly 0-11 - 2-11 Kildare
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 17213
Referee: P Kelly

27 July 1975
Final
Dublin 3-13 - 0-8 Kildare

Munster[edit]

May 1975
Quarter-Final
Tipperary 1-12 - 1-10 Limerick

May 1975
Quarter-Final
Clare 1-15 - 1-10 Waterford

15 June 1975
Semi-Final
Tipperary 0-09 - 3-13 Kerry
J Egan 2-3, B Lynch 0-5, R Prenderville 1-0, P Spillane 0-3, M Sheehy 0-2

15 June 1975
Semi-Final
Cork 1-16 - 0-7 Clare

21 July 1975
Final
Kerry 1-14 - 0-07 Cork
P Spillanne 1-1, B Lynch 0-4, M Sheehy 0-3, J Egan 0-2, M O'Sullivan, P McCarthy, D Moran, G O'Driscoll 0-1 each

Ulster[edit]

1 June 1975
Quarter-Final
Monaghan 0-13 – 1-5 Tyrone

1 June 1975
Preliminary Round
Fermanagh 0-10 – 4-6 Armagh

8 June 1975
Quarter-Final
Cavan 0-15 – 0-13 Donegal

15 June 1975
Quarter-Final
Down 3-12 – 0-7 Antrim

22 June 1975
Quarter-Final
Derry 2-15 – 1-7 Armagh

29 June 1975
Semi-Final
Down 1-13 – 1-10 Cavan

6 July 1975
Semi-Final
Monaghan 1-11 – 1-11 Derry

13 July 1975
Semi-Final Replay
Monaghan 1-6 – 0-14 Derry

27 July 1975
Final
Derry 1-16 - 2-6 Down
St. Tiernach's Park, Clones
Attendance: 25,000

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship[edit]

10 August 1975
Semi-Final
Kerry 3-13 - 0-5 Sligo
J Egan 2-2, P Spillane 1-1, P Lynch 0-4, G O'Driscoll, B Lynch 0-2 each, M O'Sullivan, G Power 0-1 each

24 August 1975
Semi-Final
Dublin 3-13 - 3-8 Derry

28 September 1975
Final
Kerry 2-12 - 0-11 Dublin
M Sheehy 0-4, G O'Driscoll, J Egan 1-0 each, P Spillane, B Lynch 0-3 each, D Moran 0-2
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 66,346