1898 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

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1898 All-Ireland Senior Football Final
Event 1898 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date8 April 1900
City Tipperary
Referee John McCarthy (Kilkenny)
Attendance1,000
Weatherwind and rain
1897
1899

The 1898 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the eleventh All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1898 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Dublin, who led 1-6 to 0-3 at the interval, were the winners, with Joe Ledwidge scoring both goals. [1] The captain of the winning team was Matt Rea.[ citation needed ]

At this time, club teams represented their counties with the Geraldines club representing Dublin and Waterford represented by the Erin's Hope club of Dungarvan.[ citation needed ]

It was the fifth of six All-Ireland football titles won by Dublin in the 1890s. [2]

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References

  1. High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.
  2. "Kerry on honour roll". Irish Independent. Independent News & Media. 14 September 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2009.