No.9 -1998 Clare v Offaly All-Ireland Hurling semi-final: When the referee blew up two minutes early, everything exploded

The 1998 All-Ireland Hurling semi-final between Clare and Offaly ended in mayhem as referee Jimmy Cooney ended the game two minutes early. Clare won by three points and Offaly fans staged a sit down protest on the pitch. The GAA took the decision to stage a replay between the two teams. The result was reversed, with Offaly winning that match and going on to win the All-Ireland final.