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Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of The All Ireland Hurling Final


12:46 13 Aug 2019

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This Sunday Tipperary come to face Kilkenny in the All Ireland hurling final.

Obviously, the match will take place in Croke Park and you can expect a great day of hurling action from the Premier County.

This will be the 6th meeting of the sides at this stage since 2009. Kilkenny eliminated last season's champions Limerick in the semi-finals, while Tipperary were victorious against Wexford.

The Premier’s last All Ireland victory came at the expense of the Cats in 2016, while Tipperary also emerged victorious in the 2010 decider when Liam Sheedy was last in charge.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of the game.

What time is it on?

Throw in is at half 3 at Croke Park.

Where Can I Get Tickets?

You can buy inter-county match tickets from the following Centra / SuperValu locations
Centra Bansha
SuperValu Cahir
SuperValu Cashel
Centra Clonmel, 28 Dungarvan Road, Old Bridge
SuperValu Clonmel, Emmet Street, Clonmel
Centra Borrisoleigh
Centra Dundrum
Centra Thurles, The Mall, Thurles
SuperValu Tipperary Co-op, Kickham Place, Tipperary Town
SuperValu Tipperary, Bank Place, Tipperary Town

Click here to search other Centra / Supervalu locations outside of the county.

What are the latest scores for Tipp & Kilkenny?


Latest Results

  • Limerick2-17 1-21 Kilkenny
  • Kilkenny2-27 3-18 Cork 


Latest Results

  • Wexford3-20 1-28 Tipperary
  • Tipperary2-25 1-18 Laois


Where Can I Watch The Final At Home?

Both RTE 2, RTE Sport and Sky Sports channel will be broadcasting the match.

Coverage of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final on RTE will see Joanne Cantwell presenting, with analysis from Anthony Daly, Donal Óg Cusack and Henry Shefflin, and commentary by Marty Morrissey with Michael Duignan.

How to get there?


Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus offers a high-frequency, accessible and easy to use service from all over Dublin. A number of services bring you quite close to Croke Park and many others will get you to the city centre from where the stadium is a 15 minute walk.

Bus Routes that serve Croke Park
1, 7, 11, 13, 14, 16, 27a, 27b, 29a, 31/a, 31b, 32, 33, 40, 40b, 40d, 41, 41b, 41c, 42, 43, 44, 53, 123, 122, 13

View route map and stop locations

Bus Éireann

Bus Éireann provide a nationwide bus service and private coach hire options to travelling fans. You can find out more about their schedules and services on the GAA News section of their site.

Bus Éireann schedules and services

On Foot

Croke Park is just a 15 minute walk from the City Centre. See our location on google maps.

By Train

The closest railway station is Drumcondra at the intersection of Drumcondra Road (N1) and Clonliffe Road, a 5 minute walk from the stadium.  The closest DART stations are Connolly and Clontarf. Connolly is a 15-20 minute walk and Clontarf a 20-25 minute walk to the stadium. The closest LUAS & Intercity Rail stop is also at Connolly Station.


Clonliffe College Car Park

The Clonliffe College car park is situated 5 minutes from Croke Park Stadium. The car park has 2,000 spaces which include 100 disabled spaces and is accessible via Drumcondra Road Lower. Parking is available for just €10 on specified match days on a first come, first served basis.  Please note there can be long delays while exiting the car park.

O’Connell Schools’ Supervised Car Park, North Circular Road

Holds 300 cars and is open for 2 hours before all events and 1 hour after events.  (3 hours before concerts).  The cost is €10 for all Championship Matches/Concerts, €8 for League Games, €5 for School Finals and Intermediate/Junior Finals.


Q-Park at The Spire car park on Marlborough Street offers a special parking rate of only €6 for parking for 9 hours (from time of entry) or €8 for up to 24hrs parking (arrive any time) on Match-Days in Croke Park throughout the GAA championship season. Patrons can avail of this offer by booking their parking online at Q-Park at The Spire is open 24 hours.

For more details on this offer click here.

Park & Ride

Red Cow, Dublin 22.  €4 per day. Red Cow Park & Ride Location

Croke Park Bag Policy

Backpacks and large bags are not allowed into Croke Park for matches, only small bags measuring no bigger than A4 (8.27in/21cm × 11.7/ 29.7cm) will be permitted into the stadium.

Bags may be searched on entry to the match and to avoid lengthy queues we strongly advise that you do not bring a bag.
Please allow plenty of time to get into the stadium, and for match entry procedures, ticket checks and searches, we would advise arriving at the stadium at least 1 hour before throw-in.

There are no bag storage facilities near the stadium and only small bags measuring no bigger than A4 (8.27in/21cm × 11.7/ 29.7cm) will be permitted into the stadium. Bags may be searched on entry to the match and to avoid lengthy queues we strongly advise that you do not bring a bag.

Interactive Stadium Map

Want to know what facilities will be available on your level? Check out the stadium map here.



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