1945 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1945 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Cork (3rd win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Wexford
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
1944
1946

The 1945 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 59th staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition.

Cork were the winners, getting their first title for thirty-four years.[1][2][3]

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

10 June 1945
Quarter-Final
Mayo 3-12 – 0-6 Leitrim

24 June 1945
Semi-Final
Galway 2-7 – 1-5 Sligo

8 July 1945
Semi-Final
Mayo 2-8 – 1-6 Roscommon

22 July 1945
Final
Galway 2-6 – 1-7 Mayo
Roscommon
Attendance: 8,000

Leinster Championship[edit]

10 June 1945
Quarter-Final
Longford 1-6 – 3-4 Offaly
Mullingar
Referee: J Dowling

24 June 1945
Semi-Final
Meath 0-5 – 1-8 Offaly
Portlaoise
Attendance: 6000
Referee: PJ Sheehy

22 July 1945
Final
Wexford 1-9 – 1-4 Offaly
Portlaoise
Attendance: 9873
Referee: M Leech

Munster Championship[edit]

13 May 1945
Quarter-Final
Tipperary 0-7 – 0-3 Waterford
Carrick on Suir
Referee: A. Scannell ( C )

10 June 1945
Semi-Final
Kerry 5-8 – 2-7 Limerick

24 June 1945
Semi-Final
Cork 1-7 – 1-6 Tipperary

8 July 1945
Final
Cork 1-11 – 1-6 Kerry

Ulster Championship[edit]

10 June 1945
Quarter-Final
Donegal 3-7 – 2-3 Derry

17 June 1945
Preliminary Round
Cavan 2-11 – 2-3 Antrim

24 June 1945
Quarter-Final
Armagh 3-13 – 0-2 Tyrone

24 June 1945
Quarter-Final
Fermanagh 4-13 – 0-5 Monaghan

1 July 1945
Quarter-Final
Cavan 0-14 – 1-3 Down

8 July 1945
Semi-Final
Fermanagh 2-4 – 1-6 Armagh
Clones
Attendance: 6,000

15 July 1945
Semi-Final
Cavan 6-12 – 2-4 Donegal

29 July 1945
Final
Cavan 4-10 – 1-4 Fermanagh
Clones
Attendance: 10,000

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

12 August 1945
Semi-Final
Cork 2-12 – 2-8 Galway
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 33,336

19 August 1945
Semi-Final
Cavan 1-14 – 0-5 Wexford
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 44,526

23 September 1945
Final
Cork 2-5 – 0-7 Cavan
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 67,329

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Cork end their longest drought as All Ireland Champions with future Taoiseach, Jack Lynch among the team a 34 year wait at and end first since 1911.


References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-09-28.