GAA Football All-Ireland Championship 1947

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All-Ireland Semi-Finals and Final

DateHome TeamAway Team
Semi-FinalsCroke Park
FinalPolo Grounds, NY
GAA Football All-Ireland Championship 1947 [Reference: 2]


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] Wikipedia (2020) Gaelic_Athletic_Association [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 11 November 2020]


[2] 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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