1967 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1967 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Championship details
Dates 21 April 1967 - 22 September 1967
Teams 31
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Meath (3rd win)
Captain Peter Darby
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Cork
Captain Denis Coughlan
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Meath
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Mayo
Championship statistics
No. matches played 32
Top Scorer Colours of Laois.svg Charlie Gallagher (0-27)
Player of the Year Colours of Leitrim.svg Bertie Cunningham
1966
1968

The 1967 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 81st staging of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county Gaelic football tournament. The championship began on 23 April 1967 and ended on 24 September 1967.

Galway entered the championship as the defending champions, however, they were defeated by Mayo in the Connacht semi-final.

On 24 September 1967, Meath won the championship following a 1-9 to 0-9 defeat of Cork in the All-Ireland final.[1] This was their third All-Ireland title and their first in thirteen championship seasons.

Cavan's Charlie Gallagher was the championship's top scorer with 1-25. Meath's Bertie Cunningham was the choice for Texaco Footballer of the Year.

Results[edit]

Connacht Senior Football Championship[edit]

Quarter-final

Semi-finals

Final

Leinster Senior Football Championship[edit]

First round

Second round

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

Munster Senior Football Championship[edit]

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

Ulster Senior Football Championship[edit]

Preliminary round

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship[edit]

Semi-finals

Final

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • The All Ireland final was the first championship meeting between Meath and Cork.

Top scorers[edit]

Overall
Rank Player County Tally Total Matches Average
1 Charlie Gallagher Cavan 0-27 27 4 6.75
2 Mick Tynan Limerick 3-12 21 2 10.50
3 Joe Corcoran Mayo 0-19 19 4 4.75
4 Noel Curran Meath 2-11 17 5 3.40
5 Tony Brennan Meath 1-13 16 5 3.20
Single game
Rank Player County Tally Total Opposition
1 Noel Curran Meath 2-5 11 Louth
Mick Tynan Limerick 2-5 11 Tipperary
3 Tony Burke Tipperary 2-4 10 Limerick
Mick Tynan Limerick 1-7 10 Kerry
5 Brenan Hayden Carlow 1-6 9 Laois
6 Pauric McShea Donegal 1-5 8 Armagh
Charlie Gallagher Cavan 0-8 8 Antrim
Charlie Gallagher Cavan 0-8 8 Cork
Joe Corcoran Mayo 0-8 8 Meath
Tony McTague Offaly 0-8 8 Wicklow

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Ireland triumph so sweet for Meath". Irish Independent. 12 September 2007. Retrieved 30 October 2016.