1999 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final

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1999 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final
Event 1999 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Date 12 September 1999
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Man of the Match Brian Corcoran
Referee Pat O'Connor (Limerick)
Attendance 62,989
1998
2000

The 1999 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final was the 112th All-Ireland Final and the culmination of the 1999 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 12 September 1999, between Cork and Kilkenny. The Leinster champions lost to their Munster opponents on a score line of 0-13 to 0-12. Cork had trailed by a point at half time, 0-05 to 0-04, after playing the better hurling. Then Kilkenny pulled into a four-point lead in the second half, they were 0-11 to 0-08 ahead before Cork scored five unanswered points with Kilkenny only managing one more point from a Henry Shefflin free. Cork, managed by Jimmy Barry-Murphy held out to win their first All Ireland title since 1990.

It was Cork's 28th All-Ireland hurling title.[1]

Cork 0-13 – 0-12 Kilkenny
J. Deane (0-3), T. McCarthy (0-3), S. McGrath (0-3), M. Landers (0-1), A. Browne (0-1), K. Murray (0-1), B. O'Connor (0-1). (report) H. Shefflin (0-5), A. Comerford (0-2), C. Carter (0-2), J. Power (0-1), D. Byrne (0-1), B. McEvoy (0-1).
Referee: P. O'Connor (Limerick).
Cork
Kilkenny
KILKENNY:
GK 1 James McGarry
RCB 2 Phil Larkin
FB 3 Canice Brennan
LCB 4 Willie O'Connor
RWB 5 Michael Kavanagh
CB 6 Pat O'Neill
LWB 7 Peter Barry
MD 8 Andy Comerford
MD 9 Denis Byrne (c)
RWF 10 D. J. Carey
CF 11 John Power
LWF 12 Brian McEvoy
RCF 13 Ken O'Shea
FF 14 Henry Shefflin
LCF 15 Charlie Carter
Substitutes:
GK 16 P. J. Ryan
17 P. J. Delaney
18 Niall Moloney
19 Eamonn Kennedy
20 Paddy Mullally
CORK:
GK 1 Donal Óg Cusack
RCB 2 Fergal Ryan
FB 3 Diarmuid O'Sullivan
LCB 4 John Browne
RWB 5 Wayne Sherlock
CB 6 Brian Corcoran
LWB 7 Seán Óg Ó hAilpín
MD 8 Mark Landers (c)
MD 9 Mickey O'Connell
RWF 10 Timmy McCarthy
CF 11 Fergal McCormack
LWF 12 Seanie McGrath
RCF 13 Ben O'Connor
FF 14 Neil Ronan
LCF 15 Joe Deane
Substitutes:
16 Alan Browne
17 Kevin Murray

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