2014 Leinster Senior Football Championship

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The 2014 Leinster Senior Football Championship was that year's installment of the annual Leinster Senior Football Championship held under the auspices of Leinster GAA. It was one of the four provincial competitions of the 2014 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Dublin entered the competition as defending Leinster champions and ended it the same way.

The draw was made on 3 October 2013.[1]


The Leinster championship is contested by eleven of the counties in the Irish province of Leinster. Kilkenny is the only county to not compete.

Team Colours Sponsor Manager Captain Most recent success
All-Ireland Provincial
Carlow Carlow colours.PNG Red, green and gold Dan Morrissey Irl. Ltd. Anthony Rainbow Brendan Kavanagh
Dublin Dublin colours.PNG Sky blue and navy American International Group Jim Gavin Stephen Cluxton
Kildare Kildare colours.PNG White Brady Family Ham Jason Ryan Eamonn Callaghan
Laois Laois colours.PNG Blue and white MW Hire Services Tomás Ó Flatharta Ross Munnelly
Longford Tipperary colours.PNG Royal blue and gold Glennon Brothers Jack Sheedy Dermot Brady
Louth Cork colours.PNG Red and white Morgan Fuels Aidan O'Rourke Paddy Keenan
Meath Gort GAA colours.png Green and gold Tayto Park Mick O'Dowd Kevin Reilly
Offaly Offaly colours.PNG White, green and gold Carroll Cuisine Emmet McDonnell Niall McNamee
Westmeath Galway colours.PNG Maroon and white Renault Paul Bealin Paul Sharry
Wexford Wexford colours.PNG Purple and gold Gain Feeds Aidan O’Brien Graeme Molloy
Wicklow Tipperary colours.PNG Blue and gold Brennan Hotels Harry Murphy Leighton Glynn


Preliminary Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Leinster final
Wicklow 1-11  
Laois 0-21     Laois 0-16  
        Dublin 2-21  
          Dublin 2-25  
Longford 0-19       Wexford 1-12  
Offaly 0-15     Longford 1-13  
        Wexford 1-15  
          Dublin 3-20
Westmeath 1-09       Meath 1-10
Louth 1-14     Louth 1-07  
        Kildare 1-22  
          Kildare 0-17  
          Meath 2-16  
        Carlow 0-06      
        Meath 7-13      


Preliminary round[edit]

17 May 2014
Preliminary Round
Westmeath 1-09 – 1-14 Louth
K Martin (1-01), J Heslin (0-03), G Egan (0-02), J Dolan, D Glennon, D Dolan (0-1 each) Report D Maguire (0-05), R Burns (1-00), D Byrne, P Keenan (0-03 each), A McDonnell (0-02), S Lennon (0-01)
Cusack Park, Mullingar
Attendance: 4,500[2]
Referee: Maurice Deegan (Laois)

18 May 2014
Preliminary Round
Wicklow 1-11 – 0-21 Laois
P Cunningham (1-00), S Furlong (0-04), R Finn, L Glynn (0-03 each), C McGraynor (0-01) Report R Munnelly (0-09), D Kingston (0-06), J O’Loughlin (0-03), D Strong (0-02), K Meaney (0-01)
Aughrim County Ground, Aughrim
Attendance: 3,200
Referee: R. Hickey (Clare)

18 May 2014
Preliminary Round
Longford 0-19 – 0-15 Offaly
S McCormack (0-07), B Kavanagh, F McGee (0-03 each), M Hughes, P Barden (0-02 each), M Quinn, S Mulligan (0-01 each) Report N McNamee (0-07), P Cunningham, J Maher, G Guilfoyle (0-02 each), R Allen, C Hurley (0-01 each)
Pearse Park, Longford
Attendance: 2,700
Referee: M. Higgins (Fermanagh)


7 June 2014
Quarter Final
Longford 1-13 – 1-15 Wexford
S McCormack (0-05), P F McGee (1-01), Barden (0-03), B Kavanagh (0-02), E Williams, M Quinn (0-01 each) Report C Lyng (1-05), B Brosnan (0-03), R Dempsey (0-02), B Malone, A Flynn, D Waters, PJ Banville, M O'Regan (0-01 each)
Pearse Park, Longford
Referee: D Gough (Meath)

8 June 2014
Quarter Final
Louth 1-07 – 1-22 Kildare
S Lennon (1-02), P Keenan (0-03), J O'Brien, C Grimes (0-01 each) Report C McNally (1-02), N Kelly, E Bolton, P Brophy, P Fogarty (0-03 each), A Smith (0-02), K Cribbin, O Lyons, P O'Neill, E Callaghan, T Moolick, E O'Flaherty (0-01 each)
Croke Park, Dublin
Referee: B Cassidy (Derry)

8 June 2014
Quarter Final
Dublin 2-21 – 0-16 Laois
D Connolly (1-01), MD Macauley (1-00), C Costello, D Rock (0-03 each), P Flynn, A Brogan, K McManamon, S Cluxton (0-02 each), J McCarthy, C O'Sullivan, P Andrews, E O'Gara, B Cullen, B Brogan (0-01 each) Report R Munnelly (0-07), D Kingston (0-03), D Strong (0-02), J O'Loughlin, J Finn, D Conway, N Donoher (0-01 each)
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 40,960
Referee: P Hughes (Armagh)

15 June 2014
Quarter Final
Carlow 0-06 – 7-13 Meath
P Broderick (0-05), S Kinsella (0-01) Report M Newman (3-02), A Tormey (1-03), B McMahon (1-01), S Bray, D McDonagh (1-00 each), S Kenny, S O’Rourke (0-02 each), D Carroll, D Tobin, M O’Sullivan (0-01 each)
Dr. Cullen Park, Carlow
Referee: P O’Sullivan (Kerry)


29 June 2014
Semi Final
Kildare 0-17 – 2-16 Meath
P Fogarty (0-06), P O' Neill, E Callaghan (0-03 each), T Moolick, A Smith (0-02 each), N Kelly (0-01) Report A Tormey (1-04), S Bray (0-04), D McDonagh (1-00), D Carroll, P O'Rourke (0-02 each), S O’Rourke, G Reilly, J Wallace, D Bray (0-01 each)
Croke Park, Dublin
Referee: R Hickey (Clare)

29 June 2014
Semi Final
Dublin 2-25 – 1-12 Wexford
C Costello (1-05), P Flynn (1-02), D Rock (0-04), P Mannion (0-03), E O'Gara, T Brady, D Connolly (0-02 each), P McMahon, N Devereux, MD Macauley, A Brogan, S Cluxton (0-01 each) Report B Brosnan (0-06), D Waters (1-00), PJ Banville (0-03), K O'Grady, J Holmes, C Lyng (0-01 each)
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 46,279
Referee: C Branagan (Down)


20 July 2014
2:00 pm
Dublin 3-20 – 1-10 Meath Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 62,660
Referee: Padraig Hughes (Armagh)
Man of the Match: Kevin McManamon
Bernard Brogan 1-6 (0-4f), Kevin McManamon 1-5, Eoghan O’Gara 1-1, Stephen Cluxton (1 '45), Jack McCaffrey, Cian O’Sullivan, Paul Flynn, Alan Brogan, Diarmuid Connolly, Cormac Costello, Dean Rock 0-1 each Report Michael Newman 1-2 (0-1f), Shane O’Rourke (0-2f), Andrew Tormey, Stephen Bray 0-2 each, Damien Carroll and David Bray 0-1 each

See also[edit]