1896 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1896 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Limerick (2nd win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Limerick
Leinster Dublin
Championship statistics
1895
1897

The 1896 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the tenth staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. It was the first championship in which a goal was worth three points. Limerick won their second, and so far last, title.[1][2][3]

Results[edit]

Leinster[edit]

Louth 1-6 – 02 Offaly

Dublin 2-4 – 1-5
Unfinished
Meath

The final was abandoned after 50 minutes of play. It was refixed on several occasions but never replayed. On 2 January 1898 Dublin were awarded the Leinster title.

Munster[edit]

Limerick 1-2 – 1-1 Cork

Limerick 2-4 – 0-6 Tipperary
Referee: D.Power

Limerick 0-4 – 0-1 Waterford

All-Ireland Final[edit]

Limerick 1-5 – 0-7 Dublin
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Thomas Dooley (Cork)

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Limerick win their Munster title and their second ever All Ireland title.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2011-07-04.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2011-07-04.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-09-28.