1968 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

1968 All-Ireland Senior Football Final
Event 1968 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date 22 September 1968
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance 71,294

The 1968 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 81st All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1968 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Seán O'Neill and John Murphy scored scrappy goals for Down, while Brendan Lynch's goal for Kerry was too late to make a difference.[1]

This was Down's third appearance in an All-Ireland final, and their third win from three.[2] It was the third of three All-Ireland football titles won by Down in the 1960s, which made them joint "team of the decade" with Galway who also won three.[3]


  1. High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.
  2. "Down fans travel to All-Ireland final". The News Letter. 19 September 2010. Retrieved 19 September 2010.
  3. "Kerry on honour roll". Irish Independent. Independent News & Media. 14 September 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2009.
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