1979 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1979 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kerry (25th win)
Captain Tim Kennelly
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Monaghan
Connacht Roscommon
Championship statistics
Player of the Year Mikey Sheehy (Kerry)
1978
1980

The 1979 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was played from May to September, 1979. It was another final decider between Kerry & Dublin. Kerry matched their dominance of the previous year's final by beating Dublin by 3-13 to 1-08. It was the second part of Kerry's "Four In A Row" of all All-Ireland titles

Results[edit]

Connacht[edit]

27 May 1979
Quarter-Final
Galway 2-20 – 3-5 London

3 June 1979
Quarter-Final
Leitrim 1-13 – 0-12 Sligo

17 June 1979
Semi-Final
Mayo 3-12 – 1-10 Leitrim

24 June 1979
Semi-Final
Roscommon 3-11 – 1-11 Galway

15 July 1979
Final
Roscommon 3-15 – 2-10 Mayo
Castlebar
Attendance: 23,700

Leinster[edit]

17 June 1979
Quarter-Final
Offaly 1-12 – 0-13 Laois
Tullamore
Referee: P Collins

8 July 1979
Semi-Final
Meath 2-6 – 0-16 Offaly
Croke Park
Attendance: 21404
Referee: P Kelly

29 July 1979
Final
Dublin 1-8 – 0-9 Offaly

Munster[edit]

24 June 1979
Semi-Final
Cork 2-17 – 1-5 Tipperary

1 July 1979
Semi-Final
Kerry 9-21 – 1-9 Clare

22 July 1979
Final
Kerry 2-14 – 2-4 Cork

Ulster[edit]

20 May 1979
Preliminary Round
Tyrone 2-9 – 2-5 Antrim

27 May 1979
Quarter-Final
Monaghan 0-14 – 0-10 Down

3 June 1979
Quarter-Final
Armagh 5-3 – 1-7 Fermanagh

10 June 1979
Quarter-Final
Derry 2-12 – 1-13 Cavan

17 June 1979
Quarter-Final
Donegal 1-11 – 1-9 Tyrone

24 June 1979
Semi-Final
Monaghan 2-10 – 2-8 Armagh

1 July 1979
Semi-Final
Donegal 2-9 – 0-14 Derry

22 July 1979
Final
Monaghan 1-15 – 0-11 Donegal
St. Tiernach's Park, Clones
Attendance: 21,272

All-Ireland[edit]

12 August 1979
Semi-Final
Kerry 5-14 - 0-7 Monaghan

29 August 1979
Semi-Final
Dublin 0-14 - 1-10 Roscommon

16 September 1979
Final
Kerry 3-13 - 1-8 Dublin