1963 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final
|Event||1963 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship|
|Date||22 September 1963|
|Venue||Croke Park, Dublin|
|Referee||Eamon Moules, Wicklow|
The 1963 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 76th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1963 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.
Brian McDonald scored Dublin's goal in a small-rectangle scuffle involving six defenders and four attackers. Galway narrowed the gap to 1 point near the end, but John Timmons put Dublin two ahead. The referee (Eamon Moules, Wicklow) denied Galway a last-minute penalty.
- High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.
- "Galway Reaches Final In All-Ireland Football". Hartford Courant. 5 August 1963.
- Kenny, Tom (14 April 2011). "The men who first brought Sam to Galway". Galway Advertiser. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
In 1959, Kerry beat them 3 – 7 to 1 – 4, and in 1963 that Simon Behan goal for Dublin beat us, the score 1 – 9 to 0 – 10.