Tipperary are All Ireland champions as Cats go down

Tipperary have won the All Ireland hurling final, having seen off the challenge posed by Kilkenny. The Liam McCarthy cup is therefore heading back to Tipp.

Final score:

Kilkenny 0-20 - 3-25 Tipperary

Tipperary's Niall O’Meara scores a goal today. Picture: Inpho
Tipperary's Niall O’Meara scores a goal today. Picture: Inpho

EARLIER:

This year's Senior All Ireland Hurling Final is underway at GAA Headquarters in Dublin.

Kilkenny are playing Tipperary in the final for the 21st time at a packed Croke Park.

Fans of both teams were confident their team will lift the Liam McCarthy cup as they made their way to the big match this afternoon.

Half-time score:

Kilkenny 0-11 - 1-09 Tipperary

Here's a quick flavour of the atmosphere in Croke Park right now:

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