Borris-Ileigh’s Kinane remembers fond stories from ’87 success

Photo Stephen Gleeson

Borris Ileigh will aim to add the All-Ireland title to their County and Munster success on Sunday when they face Kilkenny side Ballyhale Shamrocks in Croke Park.

The Tipp side last won the Senior Club Hurling Championship in 1987 when they beat Rathnure of Wexford in the final.

Borris Ileigh vice chairman, Diarmuid Kinane says he grew up listening to stories from that memorable day.

Tipp FM will have full live coverage of the All Ireland Senior Club Hurling Final this Sunday from 1.45 with Stephen Gleeson and our commentary team, in partnership with Stakelum’s Home and Hardware, Racecourse Retail Park, Thurles.
Don’t forget Tipp FM’s “Across the Line” with Shane Brophy will be live from Stapletons bar in Borrisoleigh this evening from 7pm for a very special preview of the big game on Sunday.