1939 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship

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1939 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship
Championship details
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Roscommon (1st win)
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Monaghan
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Westmeath
Ulster Monaghan
Connacht Roscommon

The 1939 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship was the 11th staging of the All-Ireland Minor Football Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county Gaelic football tournament for boys under the age of 18.

Cavan entered the championship as defending champions, however, they were defeated by Monaghan in a replay of the Ulster final.

On 24 September 1939, Roscommon won the championship following a 1-9 to 1-7 defeat of Monaghan in the All-Ireland final. This was their first All-Ireland title.[1]


All-Ireland Minor Football Championship[edit]



Championship statistics[edit]


  • In the provincial championships there are a number of firsts as Cork, Roscommon and Westmeath win the respective Munster, Connacht and Leinster titles for the first time.


  1. ^ "All-Ireland Minor Football Championship: Roll Of Honour". RTÉ Sport. 19 November 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2011.