1943 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1943 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Roscommon (1st win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Louth
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Roscommon
Championship statistics
1942
1944

The 1943 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 57th staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition.

Roscommon were the winners.[1][2][3]

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

27 June 1943
Quarter-Final
Leitrim 4-9 – 2-8 Sligo

20 June 1943
Semi-Final
Galway 3-6 – 1-5 Mayo
Kiltimagh
Attendance: 3,000

4 July 1943
Semi-Final
Roscommon 2-12 – 1-3 Leitrim

18 July 1943
Final
Roscommon 2-8 – 0-8 Galway

Leinster Championship[edit]

2 May 1943
Preliminary Round
Louth 2-10 – 1-8 Meath

9 May 1943
Preliminary Round
Westmeath 1-5 – 2-2 Longford

9 May 1943
Preliminary Round
Wexford 3-6 – 0-0 Kilkenny

23 May 1943
Preliminary Round Replay
Longford 2-6 – 1-8 Westmeath

16 May 1943
Quarter-Final
Kildare 1-10 – 4-8 Laois

23 May 1943
Quarter-Final
Carlow 2-6 – 2-6 Wexford

30 May 1943
Quarter-Final
Louth 4-5 – 1-6 Dublin

6 June 1943
Quarter-Final Replay
Carlow 1-7 – 1-1 Wexford

6 June 1943
Quarter-Final
Offaly 2-11 – 2-9 Laois

20 June 1943
Semi-Final
Louth 1-9 – 2-3 Offaly
Croke Park, Dublin
Referee: P Dunne

27 June 1943
Semi-Final
Laois 3-8 – 3-6 Carlow

25 July 1943
Final
Louth 3-16 – 2-4 Laois

Munster Championship[edit]

16 May 1943
Quarter-Final
Tipperary 2-7 – 0-9 Waterford
Ned Hall Park, Clonmel
Referee: P. J. O'Sullivan ( T )

23 May 1943
Quarter-Final
Clare 2-10 – 2-4 Limerick

6 June 1943
Semi-Final
Cork 0-9 – 0-9 Kerry

20 June 1943
Semi-Final
Tipperary 3-5 – 2-6 Clare
Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
Referee: B. Scannell (Galway)

11 July 1943
Semi-Final Replay
Cork 1-5 – 1-4 Kerry

25 July 1943
Final
Cork 1-7 – 1-4 Tipperary
Páirc MacGearailt, Fermoy
Referee: T. Greaney (W)

Ulster Championship[edit]

20 June 1943
Quarter-Final
Donegal 0-7 – 1-8 Tyrone

27 June 1943
Quarter-Final
Monaghan 3-8 – 3-4 Armagh

27 June 1943
Quarter-Final
Antrim 0-13 – 1-8 Down

4 July 1943
Semi-Final
Cavan 4-10 – 1-3 Tyrone

11 July 1943
Semi-Final
Monaghan 1-10 – 1-5 Antrim

1 August 1943
Final
Cavan 2-3 – 0-5 Monaghan
Breffni Park, Cavan
Attendance: 7,000

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

8 August 1943
Semi-Final
Roscommon 3-10 – 3-6 Louth
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 18,347

15 August 1943
Semi-Final
Cavan 1-8 – 1-7 Cork
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 30,322

26 September 1943
Final
Roscommon 1-6 – 1-6 Cavan
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 68,023

10 October 1943
Final Replay
Roscommon 2-7 – 2-2 Cavan
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 47,193

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • The Wexford vs Kilkenny game was Kilkenny's only game (1931-1961) & also was the last championship game to be played at New Ross until 1997.
  • Louth win the Leinster championship for the 1st time since 1912.
  • Roscommon won the All Ireland title for the first time ever becoming the third county from Connacht after Galway in 1925 and then Mayo in 1936 to do so they also won their Connacht title since 1914. The complete All Ireland Series from the Semi-final's of Roscommon vs Louth, Cavan vs Cork and the final between Roscommon and Cavan were all the first championship meetings of the teams.
  • The All-Ireland final ends in a draw and goes to a replay for the first time since 1938.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-09-28.