1890 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1890 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Cork (1st win)
Captain Jim Power
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Wexford
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Wexford
Ulster Armagh
Championship statistics
1889
1891

The 1890 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the fourth staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. Cork were the champions.[1][2]

Representative clubs[edit]

From 1887 until 1891 the club champions represented the whole county.

County Club
Armagh Armagh Harps
Cork Midleton
Dublin Isle of the Sea
Galway
Kerry Laune Rangers GAA
Limerick St. Patricks [3]
Tyrone
Wexford Blues & Whites

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

Galway were the only entrants, so they received a bye to the All-Ireland semi-final.

Munster Championship[edit]

Kerry 0-9 - 0-0 Limerick

Cork 0-6 - 0-0 Waterford

Kerry w/o - scr. Clare

Cork 0-0 - 0-0
Unfinished. The ball burst after 57mins of play [5]
Kerry

Cork 1-4 - 0-1 Kerry

Leinster Championship[edit]

Laois 0-1- 2-8 Dublin
Referee: T Lee (Dublin)

Wexford 1-3 - 1-2 Dublin

Ulster Championship[edit]

Armagh 3-7 - 0-1 Antrim
Referee: James Weldon

Armagh 2-8 - 1-2 Tyrone
Blaris, Lisburn

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

Cork 1-15 - 0-0 Armagh
Clonturk

Wexford w/o - scr. Galway

Cork 2-4 - 0-1 Wexford
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: J.J. Kenny (Dublin)

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Cork won both the Munster and All Ireland titles for the first time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ http://history.launerangers.ie/?p=1056
  4. ^ http://history.launerangers.ie/?p=1056
  5. ^ Irish Examiner 1841-current, Monday, September 29, 1890; Page: 3
  6. ^ "The Munster Championships", The Kerry Sentinel, 1 October 1890, p.3
  7. ^ "The Football Championship of Munster", The Kerry Sentinel, 22 October 1890, p.3