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1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Dublin (2nd win)
Captain J.P. O'Sullivan
Manager Eamonn O'Sullivan
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Dublin
Championship statistics
1891
1893

The 1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the sixth staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. Dublin were the champions, becomin the first county to retain the title.

This was the first championship in which players from any part of a county (rather than just the county champions) could play on the county team. Other important rule changes were also introduced: the goal was made worth to 5 points (previously, a goal was worth more than any number of points) and teams were reduced from 21-a-side to 17.[1][2]

Results

Connacht

Roscommon were the only entrant, so they received a bye to the All-Ireland semi-final.

Leinster

12 March 1893
Final
Dublin w/o – scr. Louth
Clonturk

Munster

1892
Final
Kerry 1-6 – 0-3 Cork

Ulster

There were no entrants from Ulster.

All-Ireland Championship

19 March 1893
Semi-Final
Dublin 1-9 – 1-1 Roscommon
Clonturk Park, Drumcondra

Main article: 1892 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final
26 March 1893
Dublin 1-4 – 0-3 Kerry
Clonturk Park, Drumcondra

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