1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

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1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Final
Event 1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date 26 March 1893
Venue Clonturk Park, Dublin
Attendance 5,000
1891
1893

The 1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the fifth All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Dublin were the winners; they managed to score a goal with ten minutes to go.

It was the second of six All-Ireland football titles won by Dublin in the 1890s.[1]

It was the first meeting between Dublin and Kerry. The rivalry between the sides would grow into something massive in the years and decades ahead.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerry on honour roll". Irish Independent (Independent News & Media). 14 September 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Moran, Sean (17 September 2011). "Kerry pioneers the kings of the urban-rural frontier". The Irish Times (Irish Times Trust). Retrieved 17 September 2011. The first meeting in the 1892 All-Ireland final was at a time when the GAA was still in a state of flux – over the number of players on a team, the value of a goal (which when worth more than any number of points led to teams cramming their goalmouth; so if anyone says Donegal brought defence to a new extreme . . . )and the effects of the Parnell split were still vivid.