1973 Sligo Senior Football Championship

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Sligo Senior Football Championship 1973
Winners
Sligo Champions St. Patrick's, Dromard (4th win)

This is a round-up of the 1973 Sligo Senior Football Championship. St. Patrick's regained the Owen B. Hunt Cup in this year after defeating Craobh Rua in the final. A new name appeared in the Championship entrants this year - Eastern Harps, an amalgamation of Keash, 1964 finalists and intermittent competitors at Senior level, and Gurteen.

First round[edit]

Game Date Venue Team A Score Team B Score
Sligo SFC
First Round
July 22 Ballymote Coolera 0-11 Curry 0-7
Sligo SFC
First Round
July 22 Ballymote Shamrock Gaels 1-8 Eastern Harps 1-7
Sligo SFC
First Round
July 22 Tubbercurry Tourlestrane 1-7 Tubbercurry 2-2
Sligo SFC
First Round
July 22 Tubbercurry Craobh Rua 3-13 Ballymote/Geevagh 0-2
Sligo SFC
First Round
July 22 Markievicz Park Collooney/Ballisodare beat Muire Naofa (no score)
Sligo SFC
First Round
July 22 Markievicz Park Mullinabreena 3-12 Easkey 1-5
Sligo SFC
First Round
July 22 Easkey St. Patrick's beat Enniscrone (no score)
Sligo SFC
First Round
July 29 Tubbercurry Grange/Calry 2-9 St. Farnan’s 1-4

Quarter finals[edit]

Game Date Venue Team A Score Team B Score
Sligo SFC
Quarter Final
August 12 Markievicz Park Shamrock Gaels beat Mullinabreena (no score)
Sligo SFC
Quarter Final
August 12 Markievicz Park Collooney/Ballisodare beat Grange/Calry (no score)
Sligo SFC
Quarter Final
August 19 Tubbercurry Craobh Rua beat Tourlestrane (no score)
Sligo SFC
Quarter Final
August 19 Ballymote St. Patrick's 1-11 Coolera 1-6

Semi-Finals[edit]

Game Date Venue Team A Score Team B Score
Sligo SFC
Semi-Final
August 26 Tubbercurry St. Patrick’s 0-10 Shamrock Gaels 0-9
Sligo SFC
Semi-Final
August 26 Tubbercurry Craobh Rua 0-11 Collooney/Ballisodare 1-8
Sligo SFC
Semi-Final Replay
September 2 Tubbercurry Craobh Rua 1-11 Collooney/Ballisodare 1-8

Sligo Senior Football Championship Final[edit]

St. Patrick's
1-10 - 0-8
(final score after 60 minutes)
Craobh Rua

Team:
T. Cummins
E. Rushe
A. Boland
J. Cuffe
S. Clarke
P.J. Kilcullen
L. Boland
M. Kearins (0-7)
J. Kilgallon (0-2)
P. McMunn
R. Boland
P. Kearins
M. James
T. Tempany
J. Kearins (1-1)


Substitutes:
M. Farrell

Half-time:

Competition:
Sligo Senior Football Championship
(Final)

Date:
September 16, 1973

Venue:
Markievicz Park, Sligo

Referee:


Team:
J. Devitt
J. McGuigan
J. Fitzgerald
M. Kearins
B. Murphy
P. Joyce
P. Fitzpatrick
G. Soden
M. Laffey
K. Delaney
S. Connelly
M. Gorman (0-6)
D. Kerins (0-1)
F. Brett
P. McDermott


Substitutes:
S. Brosnan (0-1)
C. Smith

References[edit]

  • Sligo Champion (Autumn 1973)

External links[edit]