1997 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1997 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kerry (31st win)
Captain Liam Hassett
Manager Páidí Ó Sé
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Offaly
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Mayo
Championship statistics
Player of the Year Maurice Fitzgerald
1996
1998

The 1997 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was played from May to September 1997. Kerry, the most successful team in Gaelic football history, ended an eleven-year dry spell with a three-point victory over Mayo. This year also marked Cavan's first Ulster title in a number of decades.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Munster Senior Football Championship[edit]

18 May 1997
Preliminary Round
Limerick 1-13 - 0-16 Tipperary


25 May 1997
Preliminary Round- Replay
Tipperary 1-17 - 2-08 Limerick


1 June 1997
Quarter Final
Tipperary 0-14 - 0-10 Waterford


22 June 1997
Semi Final
Clare 2-13 - 1-14 Cork

29 June 1997
Semi Final
Kerry 2-12 - 1-10 Tipperary

20 July 1997
Final
Kerry 1-13 - 0-11 Clare

Preliminary Round Quarter-final Semi-finals Final
 Limerick 1-13 2-08  
 Tipperary 0-16 1-17      Tipperary 1-13 2-08  
          Waterford 0-14 0-10  
            Kerry 2-12  
            Tipperary 1-10  
               
               
            Kerry 1-13
            Clare 0-11
               
               
            Clare 2-13  
            Cork 1-14  
                    
                    
      

Leinster Senior Football Championship[edit]

1997
Preliminary Round
Offaly 0-08 - 0-08 Westmeath


1997
Preliminary Round Replay
Offaly 1-14 - 0-07 Westmeath


1997
Quarter Final
Offaly 1-17 - 0-08 Wicklow


1997
Quarter Final
Louth 1-13 - 1-10 Carlow


1997
Quarter Final
Laois 1-07 - 1-11 Kildare


1997
Quarter Final
Meath 1-13 - 1-10 Dublin


1997
Semi Final
Offaly 1-10 - 0-11 Louth


1997
Semi Final
Kildare 1-09 - 0-12 Meath


1997
Semi Final Replay
Kildare 3-17 - 2-20
A.E.T.
Meath


1997
Semi Final Replay No. 2
Meath 1-12 - 1-10 Kildare


16 August 1997
Final
Offaly 3-17 - 1-15 Meath

Preliminary Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 Offaly 0-08 1-14  
 Westmeath 0-08 0-07      Offaly 1-17  
          Wicklow 1-08  
            Offaly 1-10  
            Louth 0-11  
          Louth 1-13  
          Carlow 1-10  
            Offaly 3-17
            Meath 1-15
          Laois 1-07  
          Kildare 1-11  
            Meath 0-12 2-20 1-12  
            Kildare 1-09 3-17 1-10  
          Meath 1-13       
          Dublin 1-10       
      

Connacht Senior Football Championship[edit]

25 May 1997
Quarter-final
Mayo 1-16 - 0-15 Galway

1 June 1997
Quarter-final
Leitrim 2-18 - 1-13
AET
London

29 June 1997
Semi Final
Mayo 0-18 - 0-11 Leitrim

6 July 1997
Semi Final
Sligo 1-14 - 1-11 Roscommon

3 August 1997
Final
Mayo 0-11 - 1-07 Sligo

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 Mayo 1-16  
 Galway 0-15      Mayo 0-18  
 Leitrim 2-18      Leitrim 0-11  
 London 1-13        Mayo 0-11
            Sligo 1-07
          Roscommon 1-11
          Sligo 1-14    
      

Ulster Senior Football Championship[edit]

1997
Preliminary Round
Down 2-09 - 0-15 Tyrone


1997
Preliminary Round Replay
Down 1-11 - 3-08 Tyrone


1997
Quarter Final
Cavan 1-12 - 1-12 Fermanagh


1997
Quarter Final
Donegal 2-12 - 1-13 Antrim


1997
Quarter Final
Monaghan 2-08 - 1-11 Derry


1997
Quarter Final
Tyrone 1-12 - 0-12 Armagh


1997
Quarter Final Replay
Cavan 0-14 - 0-11 Fermanagh


1997
Quarter Final Replay
Monaghan 0-11 - 2-15 Derry


1997
Semi Final
Cavan 2-16 - 2-10 Donegal


1997
Semi Final
Tyrone 2-03 - 2-15 Derry


20 July 1997
Final
Cavan 1-14 - 0-16 Derry


Preliminary Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
      
          Cavan 1-12 0-14  
          Fermanagh 1-12 0-11  
            Cavan 2-16  
            Donegal 2-10  
          Donegal 2-12  
          Antrim 1-13  
            Cavan 1-14
            Derry 0-16
          Monaghan 2-08 0-10  
          Derry 1-11 2-15  
            Tyrone 2-03  
            Derry 2-15  
          Tyrone 1-12       
 Down 2-09 0-11      Armagh 0-12       
 Tyrone 0-15 3-08  

All-Ireland series[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

August 24 1997
Semi-Final
Cavan 1-10 - 1-17 Kerry

August 31 1997
Semi-Final
Mayo 0-13 - 0-7 Offaly

Final[edit]

28 September 1997
Final
Kerry 0-13 - 1-7 Mayo