Posted by eir GAA
Sunday 24 September 1961
In front of a record attendance of 90,556 with another 30,000 locked outside, Down took their second All-Ireland with Seán O’Neill scoring one of their first-half goals at they beat Offaly 3-6 to 2-8. O’Neill went on win score another goal as Down won their third All-Ireland title in 1968 and was chosen on each Ulster Railway Cup team from 1960 to 1974.
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