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 Championship[edit]

21 June 1959
Quarter-Final
Mayo 3-8 – 1-8 Sligo

21 June 1959
Semi-Final
Galway 0-12 – 0-4 Roscommon
Pearse Stadium, Galway
Attendance: 12,000

28 June 1959
Semi-Final
Mayo 2-4 – 0-10 Leitrim
McHale Park, Castlebar
Attendance: 8,000

12 July 1959
Semi-Final Replay
Mayo 2-5 – 2-7 Leitrim
Roscommon
Attendance: 10,000

9 August 1959
Final
Galway 5-8 – 0-12 Leitrim
Markievicz Park, Sligo
Attendance: 18,000

Leinster Championship[edit]

3 May 1959
Preliminary round
Longford 4-3 – 0-10 Westmeath

17 May 1959
Quarter-Final
Offaly 1-9 – 2-6 Laois
O'Moore Park, Portlaoise
Attendance: 8000
Referee: M Mangan

24 May 1959
Quarter-Final
Dublin 1-11 – 1-4 Carlow
O'Moore Park, Portlaoise
Attendance: 10,818

31 May 1959
Quarter-Final
Longford 2-7 – 1-5 Meath

7 June 1959
Quarter-Final Replay
Offaly 0-10 – 3-8 Laois
O'Connor Park, Tullamore
Referee: T Million

21 June 1959
Quarter-Final
Louth 1-13 – 3-6 Kildare
Croke Park, Dublin
Referee: B. Smith (Meath)

28 June 1959
Semi-Final
Longford 0-8 – 2-9 Laois
O'Connor Park, Tullamore
Attendance: 15,058
Referee: B. Smith (Meath)

5 July 1959
Semi-Final
Dublin 1-8 – 0-11 Louth
Navan
Attendance: 24,567
Referee: J. Dowling (Offaly)

26 July 1959
Semi-Final Replay
Dublin 3-14 – 1-9 Louth
Navan
Attendance: 37,11
Referee: J. Fitzgearld (Limerick)

2 August 1959
Final
Dublin 1-18 – 2-8 Laois

Munster Championship[edit]

31 May 1959
Quarter-Final
Tipperary 2-6 – 1-7 Waterford
Ned Hall Park, Clonmel
Referee: A. Scannell ( C )

17 May 1959
Semi-Final
Cork 4-9 – 1-7 Clare

5 July 1959
Semi-Final
Kerry 1-15 – 1-2 Tipperary
Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney
Referee: T. Crowley ( C )

2 August 1959
Final
Kerry 2-15 – 2-8 Cork

Ulster Championship[edit]

31 May 1959
Quarter-Final
Derry 0-5 – 1-6 Armagh
The Playing Fields, Lurgan
Attendance: 5,000

7 June 1959
Quarter-Final
Cavan 2-9 – 0-4 Donegal
Ballybofey
Attendance: 4,000

14 June 1959
Quarter-Final
Down 4-9 – 1-3 Antrim
St. Patrick's Park, Newcastle
Attendance: 4,500

21 June 1959
Quarter-Final
Tyrone 1-9 – 0-7 Monaghan
St. Mary's Park, Castleblayney
Attendance: 6,000

5 July 1959
Semi-Final
Cavan 0-13 – 2-7 Armagh
St. Mary's Park, Castleblayney
Attendance: 8,000

12 July 1959
Semi-Final
Down 1-6 – 1-6 Tyrone
Casement Park, Belfast
Attendance: 12,000

21 July 1959
Semi-Final Replay
Cavan 1-9 – 1-7 Armagh
St Tiernach's Park, Clones
Attendance: 15,000

28 July 1959
Semi-Final Replay
Down 1-12 – 0-4 Tyrone
Casement Park, Belfast
Attendance: 16,000

9 August 1959
Final
Down 2-16 – 0-7 Cavan
St Tiernach's Park, Clones
Attendance: 30,000

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

16 August 1959
Semi-Final
Kerry 1-10 – 2-5 Dublin
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 70,148

23 August 1959
Semi-Final
Galway 1-11 – 1-4 Down
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 62,688

27 September 1959
Final
Kerry 3-7 – 1-4 Galway
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 85,897

References[edit]

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

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Down win the Ulster title for the first time.
  • Leitrim record their first ever win over Mayo.