1914 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

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1914 All-Ireland Senior Football Final
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Event 1914 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date 1 November 1914
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Referee Harry Boland (Dublin)
Attendance 13,000
1913
1914 All-Ireland Senior Football Final Replay
Date 29 November 1914
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance 20,000
Weather Windy
1915

The 1914 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 27th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1914 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Wexford led 2-0 to 0-1 at half-time, but Kerry fought back to score five points in the second half - Dick Fitzgerald scoring a point in the last minute. The replay took place on an extremely windy day; Wexford had the breeze in the first half and scored six points without reply, while Kerry scored 2-3 without reply in the second half to take their second title in a row. More than 26 special trains brought spectators to the match from across Ireland.[1][2][3] Harry Boland was the referee; he was later a close associate of Michael Collins during the Irish War of Independence, and fought and died on the anti-treaty side during the Irish Civil War.

References[edit]

  1. ^ High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.
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