374,000 viewers tuned into RTÉ 2 for this year’s Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Championship Final (Croke Park, Sunday September 10th) which culminated in Cork claiming the O’Duffy Cup for a record 27th time to top the Roll of Honour. This was an increase of 46,000 on the peak of 328,000 viewers who tuned in for the 2016 Finals.
An average of 276,800 viewers tuned into the live coverage of both the Intermediate and Senior Finals, representing a 30% share of the market an increase of 60,400 and 4% on the 2016 Finals.
A bumper crowd of 20,438 people descended on Croke Park for the finals and witnessed three thrilling matches with Westmeath taking the Premier Junior honours, whilst Cork and Meath will require a replay to decide the Intermediate title.
This made it the fourth highest attendance for a stand-alone Camogie All-Ireland Final since 1932 and the highest attendance since 2006 for a stand-alone Camogie Final when 20,685 spectators watched Cork complete a two-in-a-row against Tipperary.