GAA Football | All-Ireland Championship 1947

All-Ireland Semi-Finals and Final


Date Venue Home Team Away Team
03.08.47 Croke Park Cavan 2-4 Roscommon 0-0
10.08.47 Croke Park Kerry 1-11 Meath 0-5
14.09.47 Polo Grounds Cavan 2-11 Kerry 2-7

Reference: [1]


The 1947 All-Ireland Football Final was held in New York, the only All-Ireland Final ever held outside of Ireland.

Cavan have the honour of defeating Kerry in the Final by 17 Pts to 13.




[1] GAA (2017) – “The Complete Handbook of Gaelic Games – Full GAA Records from 1887 to 2017 Inclusive DBA Publications Limted, Dublin. Pg. 150


Thanks to Edmund Corrigan, Decy Maher, Anton Pippo O’Grady & Michael O’Callaghan

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