1965 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1965 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Galway (6th win)
Captain Enda Colleran
Manager John "Tull" Dunne. (St Grellan's, Ballinasloe)
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Down
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
No. matches played 30
Player of the Year Martin Newell (Galway)
1964
1966

The 1965 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 79th staging of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county Gaelic football tournament. The championship began on 2 May 1965 and ended on 26 September 1965.

Limerick rejoin the Munster football championship for the first time since 1952.

The decider was a repeat of the 1964 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final, between Galway and Kerry. There was no change in the outcome as Galway defeated Kerry again by 0-12 to 0-09 It was Galways second title in succession, on their way to "Three In A Row".

Provincial Championships format changes

Connacht Championship format change

The Connacht championship instead of a normal systems has 2 Quarter-finals and 1 Semi-final instead of the usual 1 Quarter-final and 2 Semi-finals for just 1 year. All Ireland champions Galway were received as a bye to the Connacht final meaning that Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo and Leitrim would be in separate Quarter-finals, The winners of the 2 games would play in a lone Semi-final while the Semi-final the winner would play Galway.

Leinster Championship format change

The Leinster championship dropped the Second Round after 1 year in 1965. The Preliminary Round winners went on to the Quarter-finals.

Results

Connacht Senior Football Championship

Quarter-finals

Semi-final

Final

Leinster Senior Football Championship

Preliminary round

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

Munster Senior Football Championship

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

Ulster Senior Football Championship

Preliminary round

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

Semi-finals

Final

Championship statistics

Miscellaneous

  • On 16 May 1965, Seán Treacy Park, Tipperary hosted its first match for 23 years the Munster Quarter-final meeting between Limerick vs Waterford their first meeting between them in 31 years as Limerick get into back in the Munster football championship for the 1st time since 1952 after recording wins over Waterford and Cork but lost Munster final to Kerry who made an historic 8th Munster title in a row.
  • Longford reach their first Leinster final but are beaten by Dublin.
  • Galway win the All Ireland title for 2 in a row another 3 in a row of Connacht titles.

Top scorers

Overall
Single game
Rank Player County Tally Total Matches Average
1 Martin Newell Galway ? ? 3 ?
Rank Player County Tally Total Opposition
1
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