1983 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1983 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Dublin (21st win)
Captain Tommy Drumm
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Donegal
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
Player of the Year Tommy Drumm (Dublin)
1982
1984

The 1983 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was won by Dublin in a final that was contested with Galway. The final was played at Croke Park with a packed attendance of 71,988. The final finished on a scoreline of 1-10 to 1-08 in Dublin's favour. The final proved to be quite a controversial game with Dublin having three players sent off and Galway one. It was dubbed the Game of Shame.

Results[edit]

Connacht[edit]

6 June 1983
Quarter-Final
Sligo 2-8 – 0-7 London

13 June 1983
Quarter-Final
Mayo 0-9 – 0-7 Roscommon

26 June 1983
Semi-Final
Galway 1-8 – 1-6 Leitrim

3 July 1983
Semi-Final
Mayo 0-13 – 0-9 Sligo

17 July 1983
Final
Galway 1-13 – 1-10 Mayo
Castlebar
Attendance: 18,000

Leinster[edit]

12 June 1983
Quarter-Final
Dublin 2-8 – 2-8 Meath

12 June 1983
Quarter-Final
Offaly 2-18 – 1-8 Wexford
Croke Park
Referee: K Campbell

June 1983
Quarter-Final Replay
Dublin 3-9 – 0-3 Meath

26 June 1983
Semi-Final
Offaly 2-15 – 0-6 Kildare

1983
Semi-Final
Dublin 1-12 – 0-11 Louth

31 July 1983
Final
Dublin 2-13 – 1-11 Offaly
Croke Park
Referee: Paddy Collins

Munster[edit]

26 June 1983
Semi-Final
Kerry 5-16 – 2-5 Tipperary

3 July 1983
Semi-Final
Cork 1-11 – 1-5 Clare

24 July 1983
Final
Cork 3-10 – 3-9 Kerry

Ulster[edit]

22 May 1983
Preliminary Round
Cavan 1-12 – 0-11 Derry

29 May 1983
Quarter-Final
Fermanagh 0-10 – 0-8 Down

5 June 1983
Quarter-Final
Monaghan 2-10 – 0-4 Antrim

13 June 1983
Quarter-Final
Donegal 1-10 – 0-7 Armagh

20 June 1983
Quarter-Final
Cavan 0-11 – 0-10 Tyrone

28 June 1983
Semi-Final
Donegal 1-14 – 1-9 Monaghan
Irvinestown
Attendance: 12,000

3 July 1983
Semi-Final
Cavan 2-12 – 1-7 Fermanagh

24 July 1983
Final
Donegal 1-14 – 1-11 Cavan
St. Tiernach's Park, Clones
Attendance: 25,000

All-Ireland[edit]

14 August 1983
Semi-Final
Galway 1-12 - 1-11 Donegal

21 August 1983
Semi-Final
Dublin 2-11 - 2-11 Cork

28 August 1983
Semi-Final Replay
Dublin 4-15 - 2-10 Cork

18 September 1983
Final
Dublin 1-10 - 1-8 Galway
Croke Park, Dublin
Referee: John Gough (Antrim)