1998 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final

1998 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final
Event 1998 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Date 13 September 1998
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Man of the Match Brian Whelahan
Referee Dickie Murphy (Wexford)
Attendance 65,491
Weather Sunny

The 1998 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final was the 111th All-Ireland Final and the culmination of the 1998 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, an inter-county hurling tournament for the top teams in Ireland. The match was held at Croke Park, Dublin, on 13 September 1998, between Offaly and Kilkenny. It was the first all-Leinster All-Ireland final with victory going to Offaly on a score line of 2-16 to 1-13. It was the first time that a defeated team from the earlier rounds of the championship had come through to win the All-Ireland final.

September 13
Offaly 2-16 1-13 Kilkenny
B. Whelehan (1-6), J. Errity (1-2), J. Troy (0-3), M. Duignan (0-2), Joe Dooley (0-2), J. Pilkington (0-1). D. J. Carey (0-5), C. Carter (1-1), B. McEvoy (0-3), K. O'Shea (0-2), A. Comerford (0-1), P. Larkin (0-1).
Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 65,491
Referee: D. Murphy (Wexford)
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