The excited Twitter reaction to Limerick's first win over Cats in 45 years

July 15, 2018

Limerick fans celebrate with Hurling Banter Snapchat Sensation Buff Egan after their side's All-Ireland SHC quarter-final victory over Kilkenny at Semple Stadium, Thurles.
©INPHO/Tommy Dickson.

Limerick finally got the Kilkenny monkey off their back today when they registered a first championship victory over the Cats in 45 years.

Tom Morrissey scored a brilliant late point as the Treaty County edged a classic All-Ireland SHC quarter-final at a rain-soaked Semple Stadium. It was Limerick's first time to master the Cats since the 1973 All-Ireland final when the conditions were similar to today.



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