1903 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1903 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kerry (1st win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Kildare
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Mayo
Championship statistics
1902
1904

The 1903 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 17th staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. Kerry won their first football All-Ireland.[1][2][3]

Format[edit]

The four provincial championships are played as usual, the four champions play in the "Home" championship, with the winners of the Home final going on to face London in the All-Ireland final.

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

Mayo 3-6 – 0-1 Roscommon

Leinster Championship[edit]

Longford 0-2 – 2-12 Wexford

Louth 1-6 – 0-1 Wexford

Offaly 0-2 – 1-5 Laois
Referee: J McCarthy

Kildare 1-2 – 0-5 Kilkenny

Kildare 1-6 – 1-5 Kilkenny

A replay was ordered due to a disputed disallowed Kilkenny point.


Kildare 0-9 – 0-1 Kilkenny

Munster Championship[edit]

Kerry 4-8 – 0-3 Waterford

Cork 1-5 – 0-4 Tipperary
Referee: L. O'Toole (D)

Kerry 2-7 – 2-0 Clare

Kerry 1-7 – 0-4 Cork

Ulster Championship[edit]

Monaghan 0-11 – 0-3 Fermanagh

Cavan 0-11 – 0-3 Monaghan

Cavan 0-5 – 0-5 Armagh

Cavan 0-5 – 0-5 Armagh

Cavan 0-8 – 0-4 Armagh

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

Kerry 2-7 – 0-4 Mayo

Kildare 0-8 – 0-0 Cavan

Kerry 1-4 – 1-3
Unfinished
Kildare

Unfinished game - replay ordered.


Kerry 0-7 – 1-4 Kildare

Kerry 0-8 – 0-2 Kildare

Kerry 0-11 – 0-3 London
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: John McCarthy (Kilkenny)

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Kildare win their first ever Leinster final.
  • Kerry win their first ever All Ireland final.


References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  4. ^ Cork Examiner; 14/06/1904
  5. ^ Freemans Journal; 08/08/1904
  6. ^ Freemans Journal; 31/10/1904
  7. ^ "Ulster Championship", Dundalk Democrat, 14 January 1905, p. 6
  8. ^ "Ulster Championship", Dundalk Democrat, 18 March 1905, p. 7
  9. ^ "Ulster Football Final", Meath Chronicle, 29 April 1905, p. 5
  10. ^ "Ulster Final - Another Drawn Game", Anglo-Celt, 3 June 1905, p. 12
  11. ^ "Ulster Final - Cavan victorious", The Anglo-Celt, 17 June 1905, p.12
  12. ^ Cork Examiner; 08/05/1905