Offaly All-Ireland Senior Football Champions 1971
In September 1971, Offaly became All-Ireland Senior Football Champions for the first time. This was a close encounter which Galway led by five points at the interval. However Offaly overcame the Galway challenge and a down pour of rain to clinch victory. Captain Willie Bryan became the first Offaly man to lift the Sam Maguire Cup. Back: Paddy McCormack, Mick O’Rourke, Murt Connor, Kieran Claffey, Nicholas Clavin, Seán Evans, Martin Furlong, Mick Ryan, Kevin Kilmurray. Front: Seán Cooney, Tony McTague, Willie Bryan (Captain), Eugene Mulligan, Martin Heavey, Jody Gunning.
Size: 450mm x 320mm (17 3/4” x 12 1/2”)