On this Day - September 10 2000: Kilkenny beat Offaly in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final

With a resounding 5-15 to 1-14 defeat of the Faithful, Kilkenny, having lost the previous two finals, avoided being the first county to lose three consecutive deciders. Man-of-the-match DJ Carey, pictured above on the way to scoring his second goal, finished with 2-4 against his name. This loss to the Cats was the end of the road for a great Offaly side, and the beginning of a decade of domination for Brian Cody's brilliant Kilkenny team
PA and Sean O'Neill
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