The 1987 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final was the 100th All-Ireland Final and the culmination of the 1987 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 6 September 1987, between Galway and Kilkenny. The Leinster champions lost to the Connacht men on a score line of 1-12 to 0-9.
||1-12 – 0-9
|J. Cooney (0-5), N. Lane (1-0), S. Mahon (0-2), T. Keady (0-2), M. McGrath (0-1), M. Naughton (0-1), A. Cunningham (0-1).
||G. Fennelly (0-7), H. Ryan (0-1), T. Lennon (0-1).