1903 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1903 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kerry (1st win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Kildare
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Mayo
Championship statistics
1902
1904

The 1903 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 17th staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. Kerry won their first football All-Ireland.[1][2][3]

Format[edit]

The four provincial championships are played as usual. The four champions play in the "Home" championship, with the winners of the Home final going on to face London in the All-Ireland final.

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

1903
Final
Mayo 3-6 – 0-1 Roscommon

Leinster Championship[edit]

November 1903

Longford 0-2 – 2-12 Wexford

1903
Quarter-Final
Louth 1-6 – 0-1 Wexford

21 August 1904
Quarter-Final
Offaly 0-2 – 1-5 Laois
Maryboro
Referee: J McCarthy

11 December 1904
Final
Kildare 1-2 – 0-5 Kilkenny

26 February 1905
Final Replay
Kildare 1-6 – 1-5 Kilkenny

A replay was ordered due to a disputed disallowed Kilkenny point.


4 June 1905
Final, Second Replay
Kildare 0-9 – 0-1 Kilkenny

Munster Championship[edit]

13 June 1904
Quarter-Final
Kerry 4-8 – 0-3 Waterford

19 June 1904
Semi-Final
Cork 1-5 – 0-4 Tipperary
Killmallock
Referee: L. O'Toole (D)

7 August 1904
Semi-Final
Kerry 2-7 – 2-0 Clare

30 October 1904
Final
Kerry 1-7 – 0-4 Cork

Ulster Championship[edit]

6 January 1905
Quarter-Final
Monaghan 0-11 – 0-3 Fermanagh

12 March 1905
Semi-Final
Cavan 0-11 – 0-3 Monaghan

23 April 1905
Final
Cavan 0-5 – 0-5 Armagh

28 May 1905
Final Replay
Cavan 0-5 – 0-5 Armagh

11 June 1905
Final, Second Replay
Cavan 0-8 – 0-4 Armagh

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

7 May 1905
Home Semi-Final
Kerry 2-7 – 0-4 Mayo

18 June 1905
Home Semi-Final
Kildare 0-8 – 0-0 Cavan

23 July 1905
Home Final
Kerry 1-4 – 1-3
Unfinished
Kildare

Unfinished game - replay ordered.


27 August 1905
Home Final Replay
Kerry 0-7 – 1-4 Kildare

15 October 1905
Home Final, Second Replay
Kerry 0-8 – 0-2 Kildare

12 November 1905
Final
Kerry 0-11 – 0-3 London
Jones' Road, Dublin
Attendance: 10,000

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Kildare win their first ever Leinster final.
  • Kerry win their first ever All Ireland final.


References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ [3]
  4. ^ Cork Examiner; 14/06/1904
  5. ^ Freemans Journal; 08/08/1904
  6. ^ Freemans Journal; 31/10/1904
  7. ^ "Ulster Championship", Dundalk Democrat, 14 January 1905, p. 6
  8. ^ "Ulster Championship", Dundalk Democrat, 18 March 1905, p. 7
  9. ^ "Ulster Football Final", Meath Chronicle, 29 April 1905, p. 5
  10. ^ "Ulster Final - Another Drawn Game", Anglo-Celt, 3 June 1905, p. 12
  11. ^ "Ulster Final - Cavan victorious", The Anglo-Celt, 17 June 1905, p.12
  12. ^ Cork Examiner; 08/05/1905