Gaelic football is the most popular Gaelic sport in Ireland with Hurling as the second. With over 2,200 clubs in the country, the sport is sanctioned by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Discussed below are the most successful Gaelic football teams right now.
Kerry has won a total of 117 Championship titles. They are also known as ‘The Kingdom’ since Kerry has a record of 36 All-Ireland football championships. Kerry also holds the most Munster titles after winning it 81 times. It is among the two teams who have won four All-Ireland football championships in a row.
Dublin is the second most popular Gaelic football team in Ireland with 86 Championship titles. They are also the most dominant champions of this decade after winning six champions of the last eight All-Ireland competitions. Dublin has a total of 28 All-Ireland titles and 58 Leinster titles. This is the second team to win four the All-Ireland football championships.
With a total of 57 Championship titles, Galway has held nine All-Ireland football titles. They lastly won this title in 2002, and it is also the last time they contested in the finals. Galway stands as the most successful football team in Connacht championship with 48 Championship titles.
Mayo has held a total of 49 Championship titles. They have only won three All-Ireland titles and lost during finals in all matches they have played between 2012 and 2017. Mayo has held 46 Connacht titles, and this makes them the fourth-place in this competition.
The Cork has held a total of 44 Championship titles. This team has held seven All-Ireland football titles. They also have a record 37 Munster titles.
Other worth mentioning successful Gaelic football teams include Cavan, which has held 44 Championship titles, Meath with 28 Championship titles, and Roscommon with 26 Championship titles.