1931–32 National Football League (Ireland)

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1931–32 National Football League
League details
Dates October 1931 – 1932
League champions
Winners Kerry (4th win)
Captain Johnny Riordan
League runners-up
Runners-up Cork
Captain Jim O'Regan

The 1931–32 National Football League was the 5th staging of the National Football League, a Gaelic football tournament for the Gaelic Athletic Association county teams of Ireland.

Kerry won their fourth league in a row.[1][2]

Format[edit]

There were four divisions – Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western. Division winners played off for the NFL title.

Division One[edit]

Group A[edit]

Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L Pts Status
Colours of Leitrim.svg Kerry 3 3 0 0 6 Advance to Knockout stage
Colours of Laois.svg Laois 3 2 0 1 4
Colours of Kildare.svg Kildare 3 1 0 2 2
Colours of Dublin.svg Dublin 3 0 0 3 0

Group B (Munster Football League)[edit]

Cork, Waterford, Tipperary, Clare, Limerick

Group C[edit]

Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L Pts Status
Colours of Leitrim.svg Meath 5 3 1 1 7 Advance to Knockout stage
Colours of Armagh.svg Armagh 5 3 1 1 7
Colours of Cork.svg Louth 5 1 3 1 4
Colours of Laois.svg Cavan 5 2 0 3 4
Colours of Antrim.svg Antrim 5 2 0 3 4
Colours of Down.svg Down 5 1 1 3 3

Group D[edit]

Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L Pts Status
Colours of Mayo.svg Mayo 3 3 0 0 6 Advance to Knockout stage
Colours of Galway.svg Galway 3 2 0 1 4
Colours of Sligo.svg Sligo 3 1 0 2 2
Colours of Roscommon.svg Roscommon 3 0 0 3 0

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-Finals[edit]

6 March 1932
Kerry 2-5 – 1-6 Mayo


Cork w/o – scr Meath

Final[edit]

5 February 1933
Kerry 5-2 – 3-3 Cork
Killarney[35]
Attendance: 2,500[36]

Division two[edit]

Midland Section[edit]

Southern[edit]

Kilkenny scratched v Carlow

Northern[edit]

Final[edit]

Northern Section[edit]

Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L Pts Status
Colours of Tyrone.svg Tyrone 3 2 0 1 4 Win Division Two (Northern)
Colours of Leinster Council.svg Fermanagh 3 2 0 1 4
Colours of Leitrim.svg Donegal 3 1 0 2 2
Colours of Cork.svg Derry 3 1 0 2 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ GAA Final Teams
  3. ^ "Dublin start short", Irish Independent, 9 March 1931, p. 12
  4. ^ "Senior Football", Cork Examiner, 9 March 1931, p. 10
  5. ^ "Leix five points in front", Irish Independent, 13 April 1931, p. 10
  6. ^ "Match at Tralee", Cork Examiner, 27 April 1931, p. 10
  7. ^ "National League", Cork Examiner, 25 May 1931, p. 10
  8. ^ "Limerick v Clare", The Kerryman, 6 June 1931, p. 7
  9. ^ "Matches in Cork", Cork Examiner, 1 June 1931, p. 10
  10. ^ "National Football League", Cork Examiner, 20 July 1931, p. 10
  11. ^ "Clare's narrow win", Irish Press, 17 November 1931, p. 8
  12. ^ "Cork's victory over Limerick", Irish Independent, 8 February 1932, p. 14
  13. ^ "Strong finish by Waterford", Irish Press, 8 February 1932, p. 8
  14. ^ "Football League", Irish Independent, 8 March 1932, p. 12
  15. ^ "Cork win National League Decider", Irish Press, 03 October 1932, p. 8
  16. ^ "Louth surprised", Irish Independent, 9 March 1931, p. 12
  17. ^ "Excitement at Newry", Irish Independent, 20 April 1931, p. 14
  18. ^ "Clever win by Armagh", Irish Independent, 27 April 1931, p. 10
  19. ^ "Louth spring surprise", Irish Independent, 27 April 1931, p.10
  20. ^ "National League", Irish Press, 26 October 1931, p. 8
  21. ^ "Meath defeat Cavan", Kildare Observer, 14 November 1931, p. 5
  22. ^ "Draw at Cavan", Irish Press, 23 November 1931, p. 6
  23. ^ "Cavan defeats Down", Cork Examiner, 30 November 1931, p. 6
  24. ^ "Cavan's chances gone", Irish Press, 7 December 1931, p. 8
  25. ^ "Antrim's hope dashed", Irish Press, 11 January 1932, p. 8
  26. ^ "Meath's easy win", Irish Press, 25 January 1932, p. 8
  27. ^ "Armagh's triumph", Irish Press, 9 February 1932, p. 8
  28. ^ "Gaelic pastimes", Meath Chronicle, 30 April 1932, p. 9
  29. ^ Leitrim Observer, 25 April 1931, p. 7
  30. ^ "Galway win League match against Roscommon", Connacht Tribune, 9 May 1931, p. 13
  31. ^ "Mayo beat Roscommon", Connacht Tribune, 4 July 1931, p. 13
  32. ^ Irish Independent, 28 July 1931, p. 12
  33. ^ "National League Football", Ballina Herald, 10 October 1931, p. 2
  34. ^ "League Final at Killarney", Irish Independent, 3rd February 1933, p. 12
  35. ^ "Another title for Kerry", Irish Independent, 6 February 1933
  36. ^ "For The Record, A History of the National Football and Hurling League Finals", Tom Morrison, Collins Press, 2002, ISBN 9781903464151
  37. ^ "Visitor's victory", Irish Independent, 9 March 1931, p. 12
  38. ^ "Bracken's crop of goals", Irish Independent, 9 March 1931, p. 12
  39. ^ "Longford win in first half", Irish Independent, 27 April 1931, p. 10
  40. ^ "GAA Notes", Longford Leader, 21 November 1931, p. 3
  41. ^ "Midland Final", Cork Examiner, 7 March 1932, p. 10
  42. ^ "GAA News", Fermanagh Herald, 14 March 1931, p. 5
  43. ^ "Tyrone victorious over Donegal", Fermanagh Herald, 14 March 1931, p. 5
  44. ^ "Fermanagh's victory", Irish Independent, 13 April 1931, p. 10
  45. ^ "Doyles's good day", Irish Independent, 13 April 1931, p. 10
  46. ^ "Northern Test match", Irish Independent, 27 April 1931, p. 10
  47. ^ "Tyrone's fine display", Irish Independent, 27 April 1931, p. 10
  48. ^ "Tyrone Northern champions", Irish Independent, 20 July 1931, p. 9