1891 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1891 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Dublin (1st win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Cavan
Championship statistics
1890
1892

The 1891 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the fifth staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. Dublin were the champions.[1][2]

Representative clubs[edit]

From 1887 until 1891 the club champions represented the whole county.

County Club
Armagh
Cavan Cavan Slashers
Cork Clondrohid
Dublin Young Irelands
Kerry Ballymacelligott
Kildare Mountrice Blounts
Waterford

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

There were no entrants from Connacht.

Munster Championship[edit]

20 September 1891
Semi-Final
Cork 2-5 – 0-2 Kerry

1 November 1891
Final
Cork 1-5 - 0-4 Waterford

Leinster Championship[edit]

8 November 1891
Final
Dublin w/o - scr. Kildare

Ulster Championship[edit]

18 October 1891
Semi-final
Cavan 3-9 - 0-0 Antrim
Armagh
Referee: James Lennon

1 November 1891
Final
Cavan 0-7 - 0-1 Armagh
Bailieboro
Referee: Connolly

Game was replayed due to an objection.


6 December 1891
Final Replay
Cavan 1-11 - 0-0 Armagh

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

28 February 1892
Semi-Final
Dublin 3-7 - 0-3 Cavan

28 February 1892
Dublin 2-1 - 1-1 Cork

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Dublin win both their first Leinster and All Ireland titles.
  • Cavan win their first Ulster title.
  • Dublin played the All-Ireland Semi-Final and the All-Ireland Final on the same day. The 1891 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final between Kerry and Wexford was played between the two football matches. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "The Freemans Journal", 29 February 1892, p. 7
  4. ^ "The Irish Press", 10 February 1965, p. 12