1988 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1988 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Meath (5th win)
Captain Joe Cassells
Manager Seán Boylan
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Meath
Ulster Monaghan
Connacht Mayo
Championship statistics
Player of the Year Robbie O'Malley (Meath)
1987
1989

The 1988 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was played from May to October, 1988. For the second year in a row, the final was between Meath and Cork. Again, the outcome was the same, Meath winning the replay by a scoreline of 0-13 to 0-12.

Results[edit]

Connacht Senior Football Championship[edit]

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

Leinster Senior Football Championship[edit]

Preliminary 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

Finals

Championship statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Overall
Rank Player County Tally Total Matches Average
1 Brian Stafford Meath 0-38 38 5 7.60
2 Larry Tompkins Cork 0-34 34 5 6.80
Single game
Rank Player County Tally Total Opposition
1 Joey Cunningham Armagh 2-5 11 Fermanagh
John McCormack Longford 1-8 11 Wicklow
3 Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 0-10 10 Cork
Ronan Carolan Cavan 0-10 10 Monaghan
5 Mark Butler Mayo 1-6 9 Sligo
Pat Spillane Kerry 1-6 9 Waterford
Brian Stafford Meath 0-9 9 Mayo
8 Eamonn McEneaney Monaghan 1-5 8 Down
Larry Tompkins Cork 0-8 8 Meath
Brian Stafford Meath 0-8 8 Cork
Larry Tompkins Cork 0-8 8 Meath
Brian Stafford Meath 0-8 8 Offaly

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Carlow's 3-5 to 2-7 defeat of Laois in the Leinster preliminary round is their first defeat of their neighbours since 1961.
  • Monaghan's 0-16 to 0-14 defeat of Cavan in the Ulster quarter-final is their first defeat of their neighbours since 1930.
  • Meath were All Ireland Champions for 2 in a row and Leinster Champions for 3 in a row.

References[edit]