1945 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1945 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Cork (3rd win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Wexford
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
1944
1946

The 1945 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 59th staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition.

Cork were the winners, getting their first title for thirty-four years.[1][2][3]

Results

Connacht Senior Football Championship

Quarter-final

10 June 1945 Quarter-final Mayo 3-12 – 0-6 Leitrim Castlerea

Semi-finals

24 June 1945 Semi-final Galway 2-7 – 1-5 Sligo St. Coman's Park, Roscommon
8 July 1945 Semi-final Mayo 2-8 – 1-6 Roscommon Sligo

Final

Leinster Senior Football Championship

Preliminary round

6 May 1945 Preliminary round Longford 1-10– 2-6 Westmeath Cusack Park, Mullingar
6 May 1945 Preliminary round Meath 2-9– 2-7 Louth Páirc Tailteann, Navan

Quarter-finals

10 June 1945 Quarter-final Meath 3-6 – 4-3 Dublin Drogheda Park, Drogheda

Semi-finals

1 July 1945 Semi-final Wexford 4-5 – 1-11 Laois Nowlan Park, Kilkenny

Final

Munster Senior Football Championship

Quarter-finals

20 May 1945 Quarter-final Limerick 6-2 – 3-3 Clare Cusack Park, Ennis

Semi-finals

Final

Ulster Senior Football Championship

Preliminary round

17 June 1945 Preliminary round Cavan 2-11 – 2-3 Antrim Breffni Park, Cavan

Quarter-finals

10 June 1945 Quarter-final Donegal 3-7 – 2-3 Derry O'Donnell Park, Letterkenny
24 June 1945 Quarter-final Armagh 3-13 – 0-2 Tyrone Athletic Grounds, Armagh
24 June 1945 Quarter-final Fermanagh 4-13 – 0-5 Monaghan Brewster Park, Enniskillen
1 July 1945 Quarter-final Cavan 0-14 – 1-3 Down Athletic Grounds, Armagh

Semi-finals

15 July 1945 Semi-final Cavan 6-12 – 2-4 Donegal St. Tiernach's Park, Clones

Final

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

Semi-finals

Final

Championship statistics

Miscellaneous

  • Limerick beat Clare for the only time between 1909 and 1980.
  • Wexford win the Leinster final for the first time since 1925.
  • The attendance of 44,526 at Cavan-Wexford game was a new record for an All-Ireland semi-final.
  • Cork end their longest drought as All Ireland Champions with future Taoiseach, Jack Lynch among the team a 34 year wait at and end first since 1911.

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2011-07-22.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2011-07-22.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-09-28.
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