1990 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1990 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Championship details
Dates 6 May - 16 September 1990
Teams 32
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Cork (6th win)
Captain Larry Tompkins
Manager Billy Morgan
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Meath
Captain Colm O'Rourke
Manager Seán Boylan
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Meath
Ulster Donegal
Connacht Roscommon
Championship statistics
No. matches played 32
Player of the Year Shay Fahy
1989
1991

The 1990 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 104th staging of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county Gaelic football tournament. The championship began on 6 May 1990 and ended on 16 September 1990.

Cork entered the championship as the defending champions.

On 16 September 1990, Cork won the championship following an 0-11 to 0-9 defeat of Meath in the All-Ireland final.[1][2] This was their sixth All-Ireland title and their second in succession.

Meath's Brian Stafford was the championship's top scorer with 1-24. Cork's Shay Fahy was the choice for Texaco Footballer of the Year.

The championship[edit]

Format[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

collapsible Quarter-finals: (2 matches) These are two lone matches between the first four teams drawn from the province of Connacht. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while the two winning teams advance to the semi-finals. | stack = yes

collapsible Semi-finals: (2 matches) The two winners of the two quarter-finals join the two remaining Connacht teams to make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while the two winning two teams advance to the final. | stack = yes

collapsible Final: (1 match) The two winners of the two semi-finals contest this game. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winners advance to the All-Ireland semi-final. | stack = yes

Leinster Championship[edit]

collapsible First round: (3 matches) These are three lone matches between the first six teams drawn from the province of Leinster. Three teams are eliminated at this stage, while the three winning teams advance to the quarter-finals | stack = yes

collapsible Quarter-finals: (4 matches) The three winners of the three first-round games join the five remaining Leinster teams to make up the semi-final pairings. Four teams are eliminated at this stage, while the four winning two teams advance to the semifinal. | stack = yes

collapsible Semi-finals: (2 matches) The four winners of the four quarter-finals contest this game. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while the two winners advance to the final. | stack = yes

collapsible Final: (1 match) The two winners of the two semi-finals contest this game. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winners advance to the All-Ireland semi-final. | stack = yes

Munster Championship[edit]

collapsible Quarter-finals: (2 matches) These are two lone matches between the first four teams drawn from the province of Munster. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while the two winning teams advance to the semi-finals. | stack = yes

collapsible Semi-finals: (2 matches) The winners of the two quarter-finals join the two remaining Munster teams to make up the semi-final pairings. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while the two winning two teams advance to the final. | stack = yes

collapsible Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contest this game. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winners advance to the All-Ireland semi-final. | stack = yes

Ulster Championship[edit]

collapsible First round: (1 match) This is a lone match between the first two teams drawn from the province of Ulster. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winning team advances to the quarter-finals. | stack = yes

collapsible Quarter-finals: (4 matches) The winner of the lone first-round game join the seven remaining Ulster teams to make up the quarter-final pairings. Four teams are eliminated at this stage, while the four winning two teams advance to the semi-finals. | stack = yes

collapsible Semi-finals: (2 matches) The four winners of the four quarter-finals contest this game. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while the two winners advance to the final. | stack = yes

collapsible Final: (1 match) The two winners of the two semi-finals contest this game. One team is eliminated at this stage, while the winners advance to the All-Ireland semi-final. | stack = yes

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

collapsible Semi-finals: (2 matches) The Munster champions play the Connacht champions in the first semi-final while the Leinster champions play the Ulster champions in the second semi-final. Two teams are eliminated at this stage, while the two winners advance to the All-Ireland final. | stack = yes

collapsible Final: (1 match) The winners of the two semi-finals contest the All-Ireland final. | stack = yes

Fixtures[edit]

Connacht Senior Football Championship[edit]

June 3, 1990
Quarter-Final
London 1-5 - 5-16 Roscommon
E. Duffy (1-0), J. Landy (0-3), N. McGinty (0-2). T. McManus (2-8), E. McManus (2-2), V. Glennon (1-0), T. Grahan (0-2), P. McNeill (0-1), A. Leyland (0-1), M. Donlon (0-1), J. Newton (0-1).

June 10, 1990
Quarter-Final
Galway 6-18 - 0-4 Sligo
T. Kilcommins (2-4), V. Daly (1-3), D. Croucher (1-3), F. O'Neill (1-1), A. Mulholland (1-0), C. O'Dea (0-3), T. Mannion (0-2), M. Gavin (0-2). F. Feeney (0-3), D. McGoldrick (0-1).
Pearse Stadium, Galway
Referee: J. Kearney (Roscommon)

June 24, 1990
Semi-Final
Roscommon 2-11 - 1-10 Leitrim
P. Earley (1-3), V. Glennon (1-0), A. Leyland (0-3), T. McManus (0-2), T. Crehan (0-1), M. Donlon (0-1), E. McManus (0-1). C. Mahon (1-5), B. Breen (0-3), C. Dugdale (0-1), M. Martin (0-1).
Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: P. Egan (Galway)

July 1, 1990
Semi-Final
Galway 2-11 - 1-12 Mayo
T. Kilcommins (0-5), F. O'Neill (1-1), A. Mulholland (1-0), V. Daly (0-2), T. Mannion (0-1), H. Bleahen (0-1), C. O'Dea (0-1). M. Fitzmaurice (0-7), L. McHale (1-1), K. McStay (0-2), S. Grealish (0-1), A. Finnerty (0-1).
Tuam Stadium, Tuam
Referee: S. Prior (Leitrim)

July 22, 1990
Final
Roscommon 0-16 - 1-11 Galway
E. McManus (0-5), P. Earley (0-4), T. Lennon (0-2), A. Leyland (0-1), J. Newton (0-1), T. McManus (0-1), V. Glennon (0-1), T. Crehan (0-1). V. Daly (0-8), F. O'Neill (1-0), J. Fallon (0-2), T. Mannion (0-1).
Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon
Attendance: 18,000

Leinster Senior Football Championship[edit]

May 13, 1990
First Round
Carlow 2-7 - 3-8 Louth
J. Nevin (1-1), N. Molloy (1-0), M. Sibbald (0-1), G. Byrne (0-1), T. O'Brien (0-1), J. Owens (0-1), J. Hayden (0-1), M. Nolan (0-1). S. White (2-2), M. Malone (1-0), C. O'Hanlon (0-3), N. Brown (0-1), S. O'Hanlon (0-1), G. Curran (0-1).
Dr. Cullen Park, Carlow
Referee: T. Howard (Kildare)

May 20, 1990
First Round
Wexford 0-9 - 3-8 Kildare
B. Dodd (0-4), J. Power (0-2), T. Foran (0-2), M. Hanrick (0-1). J. Crofton (2-1), T. Harris (1-0), J. Gilroy (0-3), D. Kerrigan (0-2), S. Dowling (0-1), P. O'Donoghue (0-1).
Wexford Park, Wexford
Referee: P. Moran (Laois)

May 20, 1990
First Round
Westmeath 0-7 - 0-15 Longford
L. Giles (0-3), J. Fleming (0-1), T. Ormsby (0-1), A. Collins (0-1), L. Adamson (0-1). J. McCormack (0-6), D. Barry (0-3), M. O'Hara (0-3), F. McNamee (0-2), K. O'Rourke (0-1).
Cusack Park, Mullingar
Referee: D. Guerin (Dublin)

June 3, 1990
Quarter-Final
Louth 1-8 - 1-13 Dublin
G. Kelly (1-4), M. Malone (0-1), S. O'Hanlon (0-1), B. Kearns (0-1), G. Curran (0-1). K. Duff (0-5), J. McNally (1-0), N. Clancy (0-3), M. Galvin (0-3), C. Redmond (0-1), D. Foran (0-1).
Drogheda Park, Drogheda
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: P. Kavanagh (Meath)

June 3, 1990
Quarter-Final
Wicklow 1-7 - 0-6 Kildare
K. O'Brien (1-2), M. McHugh (0-2), F. Daly (0-2), M. Murtagh (0-1). J. Gilroy (0-3), S. McGovern (0-1), T. Harris (0-1), D. Kerrigan (0-1).
Aughrim Park, Aughrim
Attendance: 6,000

June 10, 1990
Quarter-Final
Laois 3-15 - 3-5 Offaly
M. Turley (2-7), J. O'Connell (1-0), E. Kelly (0-2), D. Lalor (0-2), L. Turley (0-1), E. Lacey (0-1), T. Maher (0-1), J. Nolan (0-1). B. Lowry (2-1)< K. Kelleghan (1-1), J. Stewart (0-1), D. Kavanagh (0-1).M. Plunkett (0-1).
O'Moore Park, Portlaoise
Referee: S. Aldridge (Kildare)

June 10, 1990
Quarter-Final
Meath 3-15 - 0-12 Longford
C. O'Rourke (2-5), L. Hayes (1-1), B. Stafford (0-4), B. Flynn (0-2), T. Dowd (0-2), D. Beggy (0-1). D. Berry (0-7), J. McCormack (0-3), C. Lee (0-2).
Páirc Tailteann, Navan
Referee: T. Howard (Kildare)

June 24, 1990
Semi-Final
Dublin 2-14 - 0-12 Wicklow
J. McNally (2-0), K. Duff (0-5), E. Heary (0-3), N. Clancy (0-2), M. Galvin (0-1), N. Gulden (0-1), P. Clarke (0-1), N. McCaffrey (0-1). F. Daly (0-4), R. McHugh (0-4), C. Daye (0-1), T. Allen (0-1), E. O'Brien (0-1), P. Baker (0-1).
St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: T. Howard (Kildare)

July 1, 1990
Semi-Final
Meath 4-14 - 0-6 Laois
B. Flynn (2-3), P. J. Gillic (1-2), B. Stafford (0-4), D. Beggy (1-0), S. Kelly (0-2), T. Dowd (0-1), C. O'Rourke (0-1), L. Hayes (0-1). M. Turley (0-5), N. Rowe (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Referee: D. Guerin (Dublin)

July 29, 1990
Final
Meath 1-14 - 0-14 Dublin
B. Stafford (0-8), C. O'Rourke (1-1), B. Flynn (0-2), M. O'Connell (0-1), D. Beggy (0-1), P. J. Gillic (0-1). B. Rock (0-5), P. Clarke (0-2), K. Duff (0-2), C. Redmond (0-1), L. Close (0-1), J. McNally (0-1), V. Murphy (0-1), K. Barr (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 53,847
Referee: P. Collins (Westmeath)

Munster Senior Football Championship[edit]

May 6, 1990
Quarter-Final
Tipperary 1-6 - 1-12 Limerick
B. Burke (1-0), J. O'Meara (0-2), E. Maher (0-2), D. Hogan (0-1), M. Beston (0-1). E. Sheehan (0-5), A. Carew (1-0), F. Ryan (0-3), L. O'Connell (0-2), T. Cummins (0-1), L. Long (0-1).
Ned Hall Park, Clonmel
Referee: J. J. Landers (Waterford)

May 6, 1990
Quarter-Final
Waterford 0-9 - 0-13 Clare
E. O'Brien (0-3), J. McGrath (0-3), L. Dalton (0-1), C. Mac Craith (0-1). A. O'Keeffe (0-3), T. O'Neill (0-2), F. McInerney (0-2), J. Murray (0-2), J. Enright (0-2), P. Harold (0-1), G. O'Keeffe (0-1).
Fraher Field, Dungarvan
Referee: R. Moloney (Limerick)

May 27, 1990
Semi-Final
Kerry 1-23 - 0-13 Clare
M. FitzGerald (0-9), S. Greaney (1-2), J. McElligott (0-4), J. Shannon (0-2), P. Laide (0-2), P. McKenna (0-2), J. O’Shea (0-1), D. McCarthy (0-1). M. Flynn (0-4), A. O’Keeffe (0-3), T. O’Neill (0-3), F. McInerney (0-2), G. O’Keeffe (0-1).
Frank Sheehy Park, Listowel
Referee: P. Lane (Limerick)

May 27, 1990
Semi-Final
Cork 4-15 - 1-3 Limerick
J. O'Driscoll (1-3), S. Fahy (1-2), J. Cleary (1-1), D. Barry (0-4), M. McCarthy (0-3), D. Culloty (1-0), M. Slocum (0-1), T. Davis (0-1). O. Sheehan (1-1), F. Ryan (0-1), J. Cummins (0-1).
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: J. J. Landers (Waterford)

July 1, 1990
Final
Cork 2-23 - 1-11 Kerry
C. O'Neill (0-11), L. Tompkins (0-5), M. McCarthy (1-0), D. Culloty (1-0), D. Barry (0-3), S. Fahy (0-2), P. Hayes (0-1), M. Slocum (0-1). M. FitzGerald (1-5), P. Spillane (0-2), J. O'Shea (0-1), S. McElligott (0-1), P. Laide (0-1), T. Spillane (0-1).
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork
Attendance: 40,065
Referee: P. Lane (Limerick)

Ulster Senior Football Championship[edit]

May 13, 1990
First round
Monaghan 3-17 - 0-8 Antrim
R. McCarron (0-7), K. Hughes (1-3), G. McGurk (1-1), E. Murphy (1-0), E. McEneaney (0-3), M. McKenna (0-1), N. Marron (0-1), B. Murray (0-1). P. McErlane (0-2), A. McQuillan (0-2), J. Kennedy (0-2), L. Harbinson (0-1), E. McAtamnet (0-1).
St. Mary's Park, Castleblaney
Referee: J. Curran (Tyrone)

May 20, 1990
Quarter-final
Donegal 0-13 - 0-9 Cavan
M. Boyle (0-7), C. Mulgrew (0-2), M. Gavigan (0-1), J. McHugh (0-1), D. Bonner (0-1), G. Curran (0-1). R. Carolan (0-7), S. King (0-1), P. Smyth (0-1).
MacCumhail Park, Ballybofey
Referee: S. Murray (Monaghan)

May 27, 1990
Quarter-final
Derry 4-14 - 1-7 Fermanagh
D. Cassidy (2-3), F. McCusker (1-1), E. Gormley (0-4), E. Young (1-0), S. Downey (0-2), D. Barton (0-2), P. Barton (0-1), P. Murphy (0-1). M. O'Rourke (1-6), J. Reihill (0-1).
Celtic Park, Derry
Referee: J. Gough (Antrim)

June 3, 1990
Quarter-final
Armagh 0-12 - 0-11 Tyrone
J. Toner (0-4), K. McGurk (0-3), S. Skelton (0-2), G. Houlihan (0-1), J. McConville (0-1), M. McQuillan (0-1). Peter Canavan (0-5), A. Cush (0-4), D. O'Hagan (0-2).
Athletic Grounds, Armagh
Referee: D. Campbell (Fermanagh)

June 10, 1990
Quarter-final
Down 3-11 - 1-12 Monaghan
C. Murray (1-6), A. Rodgers (1-1), J. McCartan (1-0), J. Trainor (0-3), P. Higgins (0-1). E. McEneaney (0-7), K. Hughes (1-1), R. McCarron (0-2), S. McGinnitty (0-1), G. McGuirk (0-1).
Páirc Esler, Newry
Referee: M. Greenan (Cavan)

June 17, 1990
Semi-final
Donegal 1-15 - 0-8 Derry
M. Boyle (1-4), D. Bonnar (0-4), M. McHugh (0-2), J. McMullan (0-2), B. Murray (0-1), J. McHugh (0-1), C. Mulgrew (0-1). E. Gormley (0-6), J. Brolly (0-1), B. McGilligan (0-1).
St. Tiernach's Park, Clones
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: M. Cranny (Down)

June 24, 1990
Semi-final
Down 2-10 - 1-13 Armagh
J. McCartan (2-0), J. Treanor (0-5), C. Murray (0-3), A. Rodgers (0-1), R. Carr (0-1). K. McGurk (1-2), J. Toner (0-4), G. Houlihan (0-3), M. McQuillan (0-2), O. Reel (0-1), S. Skelton (0-1).
Casement Park, Belfast
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: J. Curran (Tyrone)

July 1, 1990
Semi-final replay
Armagh 2-7 - 0-12 Down
K. McGurk (1-2), N. Smyth (1-0), J. Toner (0-3), L. McGeary (0-1), M. Grimley (0-1). P. McCartan (0-3), C. Murray (0-3), M. Linden (0-2), J. Treanor (0-2), J. McCartan (0-1), A. Rodgers (0-1).
Casement Park, Belfast
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: J. Curran (Tyrone)

July 15, 1990
Final
Donegal 0-15 - 0-14 Armagh
M. Boyle (0-5), M. McHugh (0-4), D. Bonnar (0-2), T. Ryan (0-1), D. Reid (0-1), M. Shovlin (0-1), B. Murray (0-1). O. Reel (0-4), S. Skelton (0-3), G. Houlihan (0-2), K. McGurk (0-2), J. McConville (0-1), J. Toner (0-1), M. Grimley (0-1).
St. Tiernach's Park, Clones
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: D. Campbell (Fermanagh)

All-Ireland series[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

August 12, 1990
Semi-Final
Cork 0-17 - 0-10 Roscommon
L. Tomkins (0-5), C. O'Neill (0-3), M. McCarthy (0-3), P. McGrath (0-2), P. Hayes (0-1), S. O'Brien (0-1), M. Slocum (0-1), T. Nation (0-1). V. Glennon (0-2), T. Grehan (0-2), T. McManus (0-2), M. Donlon (0-1), T. Lennon (0-1), P. Eraley (0-1), J. Connaughton (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 33,165
Referee: D. Campbell (Fermanagh)

August 19, 1990
Semi-Final
Meath 3-9 - 1-7 Donegal
B. Flynn (2-2), B. Stafford (1-2), P. J. Gillic (0-4), D. Beggy (0-1). M. Boyle (1-2), D. Bonner (0-3), T. Boyle (0-1), M. McHugh (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 40,243
Referee: P. Russell (Tipperary)

Final[edit]

September 16, 1990
Final
Cork 0-11 - 0-09 Meath
S. Fahy (0-4), L. Tompkins (0-4), M. McCarthy (0-2), P. McGrath (0-1). B. Stafford (0-6), B. Flynn (0-1), C. Coyle (0-1), D. Beggy (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 65,898
Referee: P. Russell (Tipperary)

Championship Statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Laois beat Offaly for the first time since 1968.
  • Both All Ireland semi-finals were the 1st Championship meetings of Cork vs Roscommon & Meath vs Donegal.
  • Cork became the first Munster team not Kerry to retain the All Ireland title and won their 4th Munster title in a row and were the first county since Tipperary in 1900 to be both All Ireland Champions in football and hurling 100 years after their first one also Tipperary in 1895, 1900, Cork in 1890 and 1990 were All Ireland football and hurling champions in the same season.

Top scorers[edit]

Overall
Rank Player County Tally Total Matches Average
1 Brian Stafford Meath 1-24 27 5 5.40
2 Manus Boyle Donegal 2-18 24 4 6.00
3 Bernard Flynn Meath 4-10 22 5 4.40
4 Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 1-14 17 2 8.50
5 Val Daly Galway 1-13 16 3 5.33
Single game
Rank Player County Tally Total Opposition
1 Tony McManus Roscommon 2-8 14 London
2 Tadhg Kilcommins Galway 2-4 10 Sligo
3 Damian Cassidy Derry 2-3 9 Fermanagh
Bernard Flynn Meath 2-3 9 Laois
Cathal Murray Down 1-6 9 Monaghan
Malachy O'Rourke Fermanagh 1-6 9 Derry
Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 0-9 9 Clare
8 Owen McManus Roscommon 2-2 8 London
Stefan White Louth 2-2 8 Carlow
Bernard Flynn Meath 2-2 8 Donegal
Ciaran Mahon Leitrim 1-5 8 Roscommon
Maurice Fitzgerald Kerry 1-5 8 Cork
Val Daly Galway 0-8 8 Roscommon
Brian Stafford Meath 0-8 8 Dublin

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lyons, Tom (18 August 2007). "Cork v Meath here we go again !". The Southern Star. Retrieved 30 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Cork v Meath: Latest chapter in an old rivalry". Irish Independent. 15 August 2007. Retrieved 30 July 2015.