The excited Twitter reaction to Kildare's superb victory over Mayo

June 30, 2018

Kildare's Peter Kelly celebrates at the final whistle.
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It was a game that more than lived up to the hype and justified Kildare's insistence of having it played in Newbridge.

Four days after claiming a victory over the GAA by getting their All-Ireland football qualifier against Mayo moved from Croke Park to St. Conleth's Park on the basis that they were entitled to home advantage, the Lilywhites pulled off an even bigger victory this evening when they sent the All-Ireland finalists of the last two years packing from the championship.

On Twitter, Kildare supporters were understandably euphoric while Mayo fans were left wondering if their two-point defeat finally spells the end for this team.


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