Hang on, how hard did Kilkenny's TJ Reid hit the sliotar during yesterday's match? 6 years ago

Hang on, how hard did Kilkenny's TJ Reid hit the sliotar during yesterday's match?

Kilkenny's dominance at Croker yesterday shows in how hard TJ Reid hit the sliotar.

After a wobbly first half the Cats choked Galway to claim yet another All-Ireland title, and their dominance is shown in this infographic from Liberty Insurance.

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The average ball speed from Kilkenny was 118kph, but TJ Reid - Kilkenny's top scorer in the game having grabbed a goal and pointed from every single placed ball - got up to a top speed of almost 170kph.

What a player.

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