1949 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1949 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Meath (1st win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Meath
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Mayo
Championship statistics
1948
1950

The 1949 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 63rd staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition.

Meath won their first title.[1][2][3]

Results

Connacht Senior Football Championship

Mayo 2-10 – 1-9 Roscommon
Attendance: 20,000

Leitrim 3-3 – 1-7 Galway
Attendance: 9,000

Mayo 7-10 – 0-2 Sligo

Mayo 4-6 – 0-3 Leitrim

Leinster Senior Football Championship

Dublin 2-9 – 2-5 Longford

Westmeath 3-7 – 1-5 Carlow

Meath 0-11 – 1-5 Kildare

Louth 0-7 – 0-5 Wicklow

Westmeath 2-5 – 0-7 Laois

Offaly 4-7 – 3-7 Dublin

Meath 0-14 – 4-0 Wexford

Offaly 1-9 – 2-6 Westmeath
Referee: J Dowling (Kildare)

Meath 1-5 – 1-5 Louth
Attendance: 32,000

Meath 2-9 – 3-6
(AET)
Louth

Offaly 1-2 – 0-8 Westmeath
Referee: J Dowling (Kildare)

Meath 2-5 – 1-7 Louth

Meath 4-5 – 0-6 Westmeath
Attendance: 37,102

Munster Senior Football Championship

Tipperary 3-8 – 3-4 Waterford
Referee: M. Colbert (Limerick)

Clare 3-7 – 1-8 Kerry

Cork 4-2 – 2-4 Tipperary
Referee: D. O'Sullivan (W)

Cork 3-6 – 0-7 Clare

Ulster Senior Football Championship

Down 0-8 – 2-6 Monaghan

Antrim 5-9 – 1-6 Derry

Armagh 3-6 – 1-8 Monaghan

Cavan 7-10 – 1-7 Tyrone

Antrim 1-6 – 3-7 Cavan

Armagh 0-14 – 1-4 Donegal

Cavan 1-7 – 1-6 Armagh
Attendance: 24,000

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

Meath 3-10 – 1-10 Mayo
Attendance: 48,200

Cavan 1-9 – 2-3 Cork
Attendance: 49,789

Meath 1-10 – 1-6 Cavan
Attendance: 79,460

Championship statistics

Miscellaneous

  • Clare beat Kerry for the first time ever.
  • For the second time in history Meath had played Louth 3 times it previously happened in 1919.
  • The All Ireland semi-final between Meath and Mayo was their first championship meeting.
  • Meath are All Ireland Champions for the first time.

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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