1959 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1959 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kerry (19th win)
Captain Mick O'Connell
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Down
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
1958
1960

The 1959 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 73rd staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition.

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

Results[edit]

Connacht Senior Football Championship[edit]

Mayo 3-8 – 1-8 Sligo

Galway 0-12 – 0-4 Roscommon
Attendance: 12,000

Mayo 2-4 – 0-10 Leitrim
Attendance: 8,000

Mayo 2-5 – 2-7 Leitrim
Attendance: 10,000

Galway 5-8 – 0-12 Leitrim
Attendance: 18,000

Leinster Senior Football Championship[edit]

Longford 4-3 – 0-10 Westmeath

Offaly 1-9 – 2-6 Laois
Attendance: 8000
Referee: M Mangan (Dublin)

Dublin 1-11 – 2-4 Carlow
Attendance: 10,818

Longford 2-7 – 1-5 Meath

Offaly 0-10 – 3-8 Laois
Referee: T Million

Louth 1-13 – 3-6 Kildare

Longford 0-8 – 2-9 Laois
Attendance: 15,058
Referee: B. Smith (Meath)

Dublin 1-8 – 0-11 Louth
Attendance: 24,567
Referee: J. Dowling (Offaly)

Dublin 3-14 – 1-9 Louth
Attendance: 37,11
Referee: J. Fitzgearld (Limerick)

Dublin 1-18 – 2-8 Laois

Munster Senior Football Championship[edit]

Tipperary 2-6 – 1-7 Waterford
Referee: A. Scannell ( C )

Cork 4-9 – 1-7 Clare

Kerry 1-15 – 1-2 Tipperary
Referee: T. Crowley ( C )

Kerry 2-15 – 2-8 Cork

Ulster Senior Football Championship[edit]

Derry 0-5 – 1-6 Armagh
Attendance: 5,000

Cavan 2-9 – 0-4 Donegal
Attendance: 4,000

Down 4-9 – 1-3 Antrim
Attendance: 4,500

Tyrone 1-9 – 0-7 Monaghan
Attendance: 6,000

Cavan 0-13 – 2-7 Armagh
Attendance: 8,000

Down 1-6 – 1-6 Tyrone
Attendance: 12,000

Cavan 1-9 – 1-7 Armagh
Attendance: 15,000

Down 1-12 – 0-4 Tyrone
Attendance: 16,000

Down 2-16 – 0-7 Cavan
Attendance: 30,000

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship[edit]

Kerry 1-10 – 2-5 Dublin
Attendance: 70,148

Galway 1-11 – 1-4 Down
Attendance: 62,688

Kerry 3-7 – 1-4 Galway
Attendance: 85,897

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Leitrim record their first ever win over Mayo.
  • Both Ulster semi-finals ended in a draw and went to a replay.
  • Down win the Ulster title for the first time.
  • The All Ireland semi-final between Galway and Down was their first championship meeting between them.

References[edit]

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