"Frank Sinatra blaring in Croke Park - this must be a first"

July 17, 2023

New York celebrate their victory over Kilkenny ©INPHO/Evan Treacy

New York’s historic All-Ireland junior football championship final victory over Kilkenny sparked some fantastic scenes at Croke Park yesterday afternoon.

The Exiles scored a dramatic win (0-13 to 1-9) over the holders thanks to Brian Coughlan’s point in the second minute of injury-time.

The one-point win secured New York’s first ever All-Ireland title and, as RTE Sport’s Des Cahill pointed out, there was another first at Croker during the jubilant celebrations afterwards.

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