2003 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship

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2003 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship
Championship details
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Laois (3rd win)
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Dublin
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Tyrone
Connacht Galway

The 2003 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship was the 72nd 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.

Derry entered the championship as defending champions, however, they were defeated in the Ulster Championship.

On 12 October 2003, Laois won the championship following a 2-10 to 1-9 defeat of Dublin in the All-Ireland final. This was their third All-Ireland title overall and their first title in six championship seasons.[1]


All-Ireland Minor Football Championship[edit]


Championship statistics[edit]


  • The All-Ireland final is contested by two teams from the same province for the first time ever. Laois become the first "back door" champions, having earlier been defeated by Dublin in the Leinster final.


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