1905 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1905 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Championship details
Dates 1905 – 16 June 1907
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Kildare (1st win)
Captain Joe Rafferty
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Kerry
Captain Maurice McCarthy
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Kildare
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Roscommon
Championship statistics
1904
1906

The 1905 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the 19th staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. Kildare were the winners.[1][2][3]

Format[edit]

The four provincial championships were played as usual; the four champions joined London in the All-Ireland championship.

Results[edit]

Connacht Championship[edit]

Roscommon 0-8 – 0-3 Galway

Mayo 1-7 – 0-2 Sligo

Roscommon 0-7 – 0-5 Mayo

Leinster Championship[edit]

Offaly 0-8 – 0-1 Meath
Referee: Joe Kenny

Kildare 1-6 – 0-6 Offaly

Kildare 0-12 – 1-7 Louth

Munster Championship[edit]

Waterford 2-10 – 0-6 Clare

Kerry 5-8 – 1-4 Tipperary
Referee: W. Curtin

Cork 3-8 – 0-5 Waterford

Kerry 1-7 – 0-5 Cork

Kerry 2-10 – 1-6 Limerick

Ulster Championship[edit]

Cavan 0-7 – 0-3 Monaghan

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

As the Leinster championship was not finished by the time London were supposed to play their quarter-final, Dublin were nominated to face them. When Kildare won the Leinster championship, they were deemed to have beaten London.

Dublin 1-9 – 1-4 London

Kerry 2-10 – 1-3 Roscommon

Kildare 4-15 – 1-6 Cavan

Kildare 1-7 – 0-5 Kerry
Ned Kennedy 0-3, Jack Connolly 1-0, Bill "Steel" Losty 0-2, Frank "Joyce" Conlan 0-1
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: M.F. Crowe (Dublin)

Championship statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Kildare are All Ireland champions for the first time.
  • Roscommon are Connacht champions for the first time.


References[edit]

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  4. ^ Kerryman; 13/04/1907