1996 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship

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1996 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship
Championship details
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Laois (1st win)
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Kerry
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Laois
Ulster Donegal
Connacht Mayo

The 1996 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship was the 65th 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.

Westmeath entered the championship as defending champions, however, they were defeated in the Leinster Championship.

On 15 September 1996, Laois won the championship following a 2-11 to 1-11 defeat of Kerry in the All-Ireland final, this was their first All-Ireland title.[1] It remains their only All-Ireland title.


All-Ireland Minor Football Championship[edit]


Championship statistics[edit]


  • Laois win the Leinster Championship for the first time since 1967.


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