1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Dublin (2nd win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Dublin
Championship statistics
1891
1893

The 1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the sixth staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. Dublin were the champions, becoming the first county to retain the title.

This was the first championship in which players from any part of a county (rather than just the county champions) could play on the county team. Other important rule changes were also introduced: the goal was made worth 5 points (previously, a goal was worth more than any number of points) and teams were reduced from 21-a-side to 17.[1][2]

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

Roscommon were the only entrant, so they received a bye to the All-Ireland semi-final.

Leinster Championship[edit]

12 March 1893
Final
Dublin w/o – scr. Louth

Munster Championship[edit]

30 October 1892
Semi-Final
Kerry 3-6 – 0-5 Cork

4 December 1892
Final
Kerry 1-6 – 0-3 Waterford

Ulster Championship[edit]

There were no entrants from Ulster.

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

19 March 1893
Semi-Final
Dublin 1-9 – 1-1 Roscommon

26 March 1893
Dublin 1-4 – 0-3 Kerry

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Dublin become the first county to win the All Ireland title for second year in a row.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "G.A.A.: The Inter-County Championships", The Kerry Sentinel, 2 November 1892. p. 3
  4. ^ "G.A.A.: The Championship of Munster", Cork Examiner, 05 December 1892, p.7