Tipperary’s qualification for the 2013 All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Football Final stretches to 18 the number of consecutive years which at least one Tipperary team has contested an All-Ireland Final at Croke Park.
The consistent run of All-Ireland appearances began back in 1996 when the Tipperary Minor Hurlers defeated Galway after a replay in the All-Ireland Final in Croke Park.
The sequence has continued as follows –
1997 (Senior Hurling), 1998 (Junior Camogie), 1999 (Senior Camogie, Minor Hurling), 2000 (Senior Camogie), 2001 (Senior Hurling, Senior Camogie), 2002 (Senior Camogie, Minor Hurling), 2003 (Senior Camogie), 2004 (Senior Camogie), 2005 (Senior Camogie, Tommy Murphy Cup Senior Football), 2006 (Minor Hurling, Under 21 Hurling), 2007 (Minor Hurling), 2008 (Intermediate Ladies Football), 2009 (Senior Hurling), 2010 (Senior Hurling), 2011 (Senior Hurling, Minor Football), 2012 (Minor Hurling) and 2013 (Intermediate Ladies Football). Tipperary’s record in these 24 Croke Park finals is Won 13 Lost 8 Drawn 3.