Tipperary have lost to Kildare in the National Football League.
Liam Kearns side traveled to Newbridge knowing they needed the win to avoid a relegation battle.
The premier were trailing the Lilywhites at half time, heading in to the break 1-07 to just 0-02.
Despite a late Liam Boland goal and a flurry of points for Tipp, the hosts saw out the victory, the match finishing 1-11 to 2-07.
Tipperary now face Clare in a must win encounter next weekend.