1991 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1991 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Down (4th win)
Captain Paddy O'Rourke
Manager Pete McGrath
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Meath
Ulster Down
Connacht Roscommon
Championship statistics
Player of the Year Colm O'Rourke (Meath)
1990
1992

The 1991 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was played from May to September 1990. Down defeated Meath in the final by a scoreline of 1-16 to 1-14. The Ulster county's victory was to be the start of four consecutive All-Ireland titles for the province. For Meath, it was their second consecutive defeat in a final, having lost to Cork in the 1990 final.

The Championship was noted for the tie between Dublin and Meath that took three replays to decide.

Results[edit]

Connacht[edit]

2 June 1991
Quarter-Final
Mayo 6-14 – 2-9 London
Ruislip
Attendance: 5,000

9 June 1991
Quarter-Final
Leitrim 1-16 – 0-5 Sligo
Carrick-on-Shannon
Attendance: 8,000

23 June 1991
Semi-Final
Mayo 3-11 – 0-8 Galway
Castlebar
Attendance: 18,000

30 June 1991
Semi-Final
Roscommon 0-12 – 0-8 Leitrim
Carrick-on-Shannon
Attendance: 11,000

14 July 1991
Final
Mayo 0-14 – 0-14 Roscommon
Castlebar
Attendance: 25,000

28 July 1991
Final Replay
Mayo 1-9 – 0-13 Roscommon
Roscommon
Attendance: 24,000

Leinster[edit]

1991
Quarter-Final
Meath 1-9 – 0-12 Wicklow
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1991
Quarter-Final Replay
Meath 1-12 – 1-9 Wicklow
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16 June 1991
Quarter-Final
Offaly 1-7 – 0-7 Wexford
Wexford
Referee: D Guerin

28 July 1991
Semi-Final
Meath 2-13 – 0-7 Offaly
Croke Park
Referee: J Woods

10 August 1991
Final
Meath 1-11 – 0-8 Laois

Munster[edit]

In 1991 for the first time years the Munster football championship gets rid of its seeded system and moves to a open draw.

26 May 1991
Quarter-Final
Kerry 5-16 – 2-12 Clare

26 May 1991
Quarter-Final
Limerick 0-14 – 0-13 Tipperary

16 June 1991
Semi-Final
Kerry 1-10 – 0-11 Cork

23 June 1991
Semi-Final
Limerick 1-13 – 1-11 Waterford

21 July 1991
Final
Kerry 0-23 – 3-12 Limerick

Ulster[edit]

9 June 1991
Quarter-Final
Down 1-7 – 0-8 Armagh

30 June 1991
Semi-Final
Down 1-13 – 0-10 Derry

28 July 1991
Final
Down 1-15 – 0-10 Donegal
Clones
Attendance: 22,000

All-Ireland[edit]

11 August 1991
Semi-Final
Down 2-9 - 0-8 Kerry

18 August 1991
Semi-Final
Meath 0-15 - 1-11 Roscommon

15 September 1991
Final
Down 1-16 - 1-14 Meath