1955 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1955 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kerry (18th win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Mayo
Championship statistics
1954
1956

The 1955 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 69th staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition.

Kerry were the winners.[1][2][3]

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

19 June 1955
Quarter-Final
Galway 0-3 – 1-6 Roscommon

26 June 1955
Semi-Final
Mayo 3-11 – 0-9 Leitrim
Markievicz Park, Sligo
Attendance: 3,431

3 July 1955
Semi-Final
Sligo 0-4 – 1-8 Roscommon
McHale Park, Castlebar
Attendance: 6,400

17 July 1955
Final
Mayo 3-11 – 1-3 Roscommon
Tuam
Attendance: 18,500

Leinster Championship[edit]

5 June 1955
Quarter-Final
Offaly 5-12 – 0-7 Louth
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 16075
Referee: W Goodison

July 1955
Semi-Final
Meath 0-10 – 1-6 Westmeath

10 July 1955
Semi-Final
Dublin 2-3 – 1-9 Offaly
O'Moore Park, Portlaoise
Attendance: 20680
Referee: W Goodison

24 July 1955
Final
Dublin 5-12 – 0-7 Meath
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 48,000

Munster Championship[edit]

12 June 1955
Quarter-Final
Clare 1-10 – 0-7 Tipperary
Limerick
Referee: J. Collins (L)

26 June 1955
Semi-Final
Cork 2-8 – 0-7 Tipperary

3 July 1955
Semi-Final
Kerry 3-7 – 0-4 Waterford

24 July 1955
Final
Kerry 0-14 – 2-6 Cork

Ulster Championship[edit]

5 June 1955
Quarter-Final
Derry 0-13 – 1-5 Tyrone
Magherafelt
Attendance: 4,500

5 June 1955
Quarter-Final
Donegal 3-8 – 2-8 Monaghan
Bundoran
Attendance: 4,500

12 June 1955
Quarter-Final
Armagh 1-8 – 0-5 Down

19 June 1955
Quarter-Final
Cavan 1-10 – 2-1 Antrim
Breffni Park. Cavan
Attendance: 6,120

3 July 1955
Semi-Final
Armagh 0-2 – 3-4 Derry

10 July 1955
Semi-Final
Cavan 2-5 – 1-6 Donegal
St. Tiernach's Park, Clones
Attendance: 10,124

31 July 1955
Final
Cavan 0-11 – 0-8 Derry
St. Tiernach's Park,Clones
Attendance: 24,800

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

14 August 1955
Semi-Final
Kerry 2-10 – 1-13 Cavan
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 41,278

21 August 1955
Semi-Final
Dublin 0-7 – 1-4 Mayo
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 60,595

11 September 1955
Semi-Final Replay
Kerry 4-7 – 0-5 Cavan
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 71,504

11 September 1955
Semi-Final Replay
Dublin 1-8 – 1-7 Mayo
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 71,504

25 September 1955
Final
Kerry 0-12 – 1-6 Dublin
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 87,102

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Dublin win their Leinster title since 1942 and reach their first All Ireland since that same year but are narrowly beaten by Kerry.

References[edit]

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