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Wexford (Blues & Whites) 1916 Football All-Ireland Champions

Wexford (Blues & Whites) 1916 Football All-Ireland Champions

This is the Wexford (Blues & Whites) team that won the 1916 GAA Football All-Ireland title.

Wexford beat Mayo (Stephenites, Ballina) on the score of 3-4 to 1-2 in the final, played at Croke Park on December 17, 1916. 

The team that played in the final consisted of:

Back row: John Wall, Frank Furlong, Rich Reynolds, Tom Mernagh, Val Connolly, Jack Crowley.

Middle row: Denis Asple, Tom Doyle, Martin Howlett, Father E. Wheeler, P.J. Mackey, P.D. Breen. Inset: Ned Black. 

Front row: Tom Murphy, T. McGrath, Jim Byrne, Sean O’Kennedy (captain), Aidan Doyle, B. Roice, Gus O’Kennedy.