1947–48 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1947–48
Champions Drumcondra (1st Title)

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1947/1948 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 8 teams, and Drumcondra F.C. won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Drumcondra 14 7 4 3 29 22 +7 18
2 Dundalk 14 6 5 3 21 14 +7 17
3 Shelbourne 14 7 3 4 30 24 +6 17
4 Shamrock Rovers 14 4 6 4 26 24 +2 14
5 Limerick 14 5 3 6 22 27 -5 13
6 Cork United 14 3 6 5 29 30 -1 12
7 Waterford 14 1 5 8 18 24 -6 11
8 Bohemians 14 4 2 8 19 29 -10 10

Sligo Rovers and Transport were elected to the league for next season.

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Sean McCarthy Cork United 13
2 Kit Lawlor Drumcondra 10
3 Brendan Carroll Shelbourne 9
3 Paddy Coad Shamrock Rovers 9
5 Gerry Malone Shelbourne 8
5 Peadar Walsh Dundalk 8
7 Benny Henderson Drumcondra 7
8 Podge Gregg Shamrock Rovers 6
8 Paddy Kinsella Shelbourne 6
10 Danny Cameron Shelbourne 5
10 Austin Curtin Waterford 5
10 Noel Doyle Bohemians 5
10 Tony Drummond Cork United 5
10 Johnny Gavin Limerick 5
10 Paddy O'Leary Cork United 5

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