1887 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final

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1887 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final
Event 1887 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Date 1 August, 1888
Venue Birr, County Offaly
Referee P. White (Offaly)
Attendance c. 5,000
1889

The 1887 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final was a hurling match between Tipperary and Galway on 1 August, 1888 in Birr, County Offaly. It was the final of the first staging of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, which would go on to become the primary hurling competition in Ireland. Five teams entered the championship in its first year. It was the only time that the championship used an open draw system.

Match details[edit]

1888-04 -01
Final
Tipperary 1-1 (1) – 0-1 (0) Galway
Birr, Offaly
Attendance: c. 5,000
Referee: P. White (Offaly)

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