Cavan All-Ireland Senior Football Champions 1947
This scroll has all the details on the All-Ireland Senior Football Champions of 1947 Cavan, including the Path to the Final, and the scorers in each game. The layout of the Team in the Final, the names of all the Panel, their Clubs, the Manager and selectors.
On Sunday the 14th. Of September 1947, Cavan overcame Kerry in the All-Ireland Senior Football Final at the Polo Grounds New York. Despite a shaky start Cavan, with style, fitness and superior stamina, gradually mastered Kerry and John Joe O’Reilly became the first and only captain to receive the Sam Maguire Cup on foreign soil. This victory was the crowning of a unique and memorable year in the annals of the G.A.A.
Image Size: 320mm x 450mm (12 1/2” x 17 3/4”)