1960 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1960 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Down (1st win)
Captain Kevin Mussen
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Offaly
Ulster Down
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
1959
1961

The 1960 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 74th staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition.

Down won their first title.[1][2][3]

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

12 June 1960
Quarter-Final
Galway 2-5 – 1-6 Mayo
McHale Park, Castlebar
Attendance: 11,370

19 June 1960
Semi-Final
Leitrim 2-8 – 1-6 Roscommon
Markievicz Park, Sligo
Attendance: 4,000

26 June 1960
Semi-Final
Galway 1-8 – 1-3 Sligo
Tuam
Attendance: 5,000

10 July 1960
Final
Galway 2-5 – 0-5 Leitrim
Markievicz Park, Sligo
Attendance: 7,500

Leinster Championship[edit]

1 May 1960
Preliminary Round
Kildare 1-9 – 2-3 Wexford

1 May 1960
Preliminary Round
Longford 2-12 – 2-9 Meath

8 May 1960
Preliminary Round
Westmeath 2-10 – 1-11 Laois

15 May 1960
Quarter-Final
Offaly 2-12 – 2-9 Carlow
Newbridge
Attendance: 11000
Referee: B Kavanagh

22 May 1960
Quarter-Final
Louth 1-10 – 1-5 Wicklow
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 105,90

29 May 1960
Quarter-Final
Dublin 10-13 – 3-8 Longford

5 June 1960
Quarter-Final
Kildare 2-9 – 2-8 Westmeath
O'Connor Park, Tullamore
Attendance: 12,000

26 June 1960
Semi-Final
Offaly 3-9 – 0-9 Dublin
O'Moore Park, Portlaoise
Attendance: 18000
Referee: J Kavanagh

3 July 1960
Semi-Final
Louth 1-8 – 1-1 Westmeath
Páirc Tailteann, Navan
Attendance: 17,238

31 July 1960
Final
Offaly 0-10 – 1-6 Louth
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 35264
Referee: B Smith

Munster Championship[edit]

29 May 1960
Quarter-Final
Clare 1-6 – 1-8 Tipperary
Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
Referee: P. Silke (L)

10 July 1960
Semi-Final
Kerry 0-11 – 0-3 Tipperary
Ned Hall Park, Clonmel
Referee: A. Carroll ( CI )

10 July 1960
Semi-Final
Waterford 1-9 – 0-11 Cork
Lismore
Referee: D O Connell (T)

24 July 1960
Final
Kerry 3-15 – 0-8 Waterford
Cork Athletic Grounds, Cork
Referee: A. Carroll ( CI )

Ulster Championship[edit]

5 June 1960
Preliminary Round
Cavan 1-10 – 1-0 Donegal
Breffni Park, Cavan
Attendance: 4,000

5 June 1960
Quarter-Final
Derry 3-10 – 1-9 Armagh
Magherafelt
Attendance: 6,000

12 June 1960
Quarter-Final
Down 0-14 – 1-4 Antrim
Casement Park, Belfast
Attendance: 5,000

19 June 1960
Quarter-Final
Cavan 3-4 – 2-7 Fermanagh

26 June 1960
Quarter-Final Replay
Cavan 3-9 – 2-2 Fermanagh
Breffni Park, Cavan
Attendance: 6,000

26 June 1960
Quarter-Final
Monaghan 3-11 – 3-6 Tyrone

10 July 1960
Semi-Final
Down 2-11 – 0-7 Monaghan

17 July 1960
Semi-Final
Cavan 3-6 – 0-5 Derry
Casement Park, Belfast
Attendance: 8,000

31 July 1960
Final
Down 3-7 – 1-8 Cavan
St Tiernach's Park, Clones
Attendance: 33,000

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

7 August 1960
Semi-Final
Kerry 1-8 – 0-8 Galway
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 37,128

14 August 1960
Semi-Final
Down 1-10 – 2-7 Offaly
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 64,232
Referee: T Cunningham

11 September 1960
Semi-Final Replay
Down 1-7 – 1-5 Offaly
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 68,023
Referee: M McArdle

25 September 1960
Final
Down 2-10 – 0-8 Kerry
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 87,768

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • The Dublin vs Longford game had 1 of the highest scores in history.
  • Offaly win their 1st Leinster title.
  • Down win their 1st All Ireland title and become the 2nd team from Ulster after Cavan to win the All Ireland and 1st from Northern Ireland.

References[edit]

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