1896 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1896 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Limerick (2nd win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Limerick
Leinster Dublin
Championship statistics
1895
1897

The 1896 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the tenth staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. It was the first championship in which a goal was worth three points. Limerick won their second, and so far last, title.[1][2][3]

Results[edit]

Leinster[edit]

29 November 1897
Louth 1-6 – 02 Offaly

24 October 1897
Final
Dublin 2-4 – 1-5
Unfinished
Meath

The final was abandoned after 50 minutes of play. It was refixed on several occasions but never replayed. On 2 January 1898 Dublin were awarded the Leinster title.

Munster[edit]

14 March 1897
Quarter-final
Limerick 1-2 – 1-1 Cork

3 November 1897
Semi-final
Limerick 2-4 – 0-6 Tipperary
Mallow
Referee: D.Power

1896
Final
Limerick 0-4 – 0-1 Waterford

All-Ireland Final[edit]

6 January 1898
Limerick 1-5 – 0-7 Dublin

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Limerick win their Munster title and their second ever All Ireland title.

References[edit]