1981 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1981 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kerry (27th win)
Captain Jimmy Deenihan
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Offaly
Ulster Down
Connacht Mayo
Championship statistics
Player of the Year Jack O'Shea (Kerry)
1980
1982

The 1981 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was played from May to September, 1981. Kerry achieved a record equalling "Four In A Row" of All-Ireland titles with a victory over Offaly in the final, by a scoreline of 1-12 to 0-08. The experience of defeat for Offaly would prove influential in time to come.

Results[edit]

Connacht[edit]

30 May 1981
Quarter-Final
Mayo 3-11 – 1-4 London

7 June 1981
Quarter-Final
Galway 2-16 – 0-6 Leitrim

14 June 1981
Semi-Final
Sligo 2-9 – 1-8 Roscommon

21 June 1981
Semi-Final
Mayo 2-8 – 1-9 Galway

12 July 1981
Final
Mayo 0-12 – 0-4 Sligo

Leinster[edit]

May 1981
Preliminary Round
Wicklow 3-11 – 1-8 Carlow
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1981
Quarter-Final
Wicklow 0-10 – 0-8 Dublin
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31 May 1981
Quarter-Final
Offaly 1-14 – 1-9 Westmeath
Mullingar
Attendance: 7000
Referee: K Campbell

28 June 1981
Semi-Final
Offaly 1-16 – 0-14 Laois
Croke Park
Referee: C Lally

26 July 1981
Final
Offaly 1-18 – 3-9 Laois

Munster[edit]

28 June 1981
Semi-Final
Kerry 3-11 – 1-4 Clare

28 June 1981
Semi-Final
Cork 2-18 – 0-7 Waterford

19 July 1981
Final
Kerry 1-11 – 0-3 Cork

Ulster[edit]

17 May 1981
Preliminary Round
Monaghan 2-9 – 0-6 Tyrone

24 May 1981
Quarter-Final
Antrim 2-13 – 2-12 Cavan

31 May 1981
Quarter-Final
Armagh 2-16 – 0-13 Donegal

7 June 1981
Quarter-Final
Derry 0-12 – 0-10 Fermanagh

14 June 1981
Quarter-Final
Down 0-10 – 0-10 Monaghan

21 June 1981
Semi-Final
Armagh 4-7 – 1-3 Antrim

28 June 1981
Quarter-Final Replay
Down 3-4 – 1-9 Monaghan

5 July 1981
Semi-Final
Down 0-12 – 0-9 Derry

19 July 1981
Final
Down 3-12 – 1-10 Armagh

All-Ireland[edit]

9 August 1981
Semi-Final
Mayo 1-6 - 2-19 Kerry

23 August 1981
Semi-Final
Down 0-6 - 0-12 Offaly

20 September 1981
Final
Kerry 1-12 - 0-8 Offaly