Senior Hurling Championship Final

WATCH: Joy as Ardclough are crowned 2017 Senior Hurling champions

Captain Paudi Ryan lifts the Tony Carew cup for the Cloughs

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WATCH: Joy as Ardclough are crowned 2017 Senior Hurling champions

Ardclough captain Paudi Ryan lifts the cup

Ardclough have been crowned Kildare Senior Hurling Champions for the first time since 2006.

This brings their number of titles to 13.

The Cloughs got the better of Naas in a thrilling game in St. Conleths Park this afternoon, on a final scoreline of 1-15 to 1-12.

Both teams were down to 13 men, after two straight reds in the first and two in the second half.

There was sheer joy for Ardclough supporters when the final whistle was blown.

For a full report, pick up this week's Leinster Leader.

WATCH CAPTAIN PAUDI RYAN'S SPEECH HERE:

Elsewhere, Eire Og Corrachoill scooped the Minor A title, with a 1-09 to 0-09 win over Naas.