It will be remembered as one of the greatest Munster finals of all time as Waterford edged Cork to secure the title at Semple Stadium.
In a highly charged affair, Déise hero, John Mullane was sent off in the 38th minute, however, his side held on to secure the narrowest of victories, beating the Rebels 3-16 to 1-21.
After the game, Mullane spoke to RTE Sport's Tony O'Donoghue in what turned out to be an iconic interview at a time when Waterford were one of the best side's in the country.
Darren Frehill has been looking back at that famous occasion.
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Each week on RTÉ Radio 1's Morning Ireland, Darren will be delving into the archives to relive the nation's favourite sporting memories.
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Favourite sporting moment: Morning Ireland looked back on that famous John Mullane interview, as the Waterford star was sent off in his county's vital victory over Cork in the 2004 Munster final. pic.twitter.com/XVUAkrjlJv— RTÉ Sport (@RTEsport) April 10, 2020