1961 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final
|Event||All-Ireland Senior Football Championship 1961|
|Date||24 September 1961|
|Venue||Croke Park, Dublin|
The 1961 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 74th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1961 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.
The biggest crowd ever to attend Croke Park saw an explosive opening to the match - Offaly's Mick Casey and Peter Daly got goals to put them six points ahead with the match barely begun. Down recovered with three goals by half-time, and led by two points with minutes to go. had a 21-yard free for Offaly, and took a point when a goal was really needed.
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