1959 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship

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1959 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship
Championship details
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Dublin (7th win)
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Cavan
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Cavan
Connacht Galway

The 1959 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship was the 28th 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.

Dublin entered the championship as defending champions.

On 27 September 1959, Dublin won the championship following an 0-11 to 1-4 defeat of Cavan in the All-Ireland final. This was their seventh All-Ireland title overall and their second in succession. It was also a fifth All-Ireland title in six championship seasons for Dublin.[1]

Results[edit]

All-Ireland Minor Football Championship[edit]

Final

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References[edit]

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