Kerry GAA fans are likely still trying to calm down after the epic conclusion to the Kerry v Dublin All-Ireland Senior Football Championship semi-final match in Dublin’s Croke Park on Sunday, July 10.
With the score level at 1-13 in stoppage time, and just seconds to go before the final whistle blew, Kerry’s Sean O’Shea landed a magnificent point from a free kick at 55 meters while facing directly into the faces of Dublin supporters on Croke Park's Hill 16.
O'Shea, who plays for Kerry SFC club Kenmare Shamrocks, helped secure Kerry's first championship win over Dublin since 2009. Now, for the first time in three years, Kerry is into the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship final where they'll battle Galway on July 24 in Croke Park for the Sam Maguire Cup.
Needless to say, Kerry fans were ecstatic on Sunday, including, of course, Radio Kerry presenters Tim Moynihan and Ambrose O’Donovan who were covering the match live.
The duo’s exuberant commentary of O'Shea's game-winning kick has gone viral this week for capturing the absolute thrill of the victory for Kerry supporters.
“Seanie will have to do to Dublin what Stephen Cluxton did to us in the All-Ireland...
“Can Seanie quieten the hill?
“It’s hard to quieten the hill, says he.
“Now, Seanie O’Shea, studying, steadying himself, on the run up, strikes the ball, hits it with all his heart, where does it go …
“It’s over! It’s over the bar!
“Ah boy, Seanie! Awoo!
“It’s over the bar! The kick is over!
“Kerry, Kerry are in an All-Ireland final!
“It’s all over!
“Yes! Proud! Kerry are in it! Hup ya boya!
“Ambrose, we did it! Up Kenmare! We’re in an All-Ireland Final, Ambrose!
“The answer to ‘Could Seanie Shea do what Stephen Cluxton did’ and the answer is, yes, yes he can! Yes, we can!
“Obama said can we do it - we can! Yes, we can! Kerry are in an All-Ireland Final!”
You can listen to O'Donovan and Moynihan's commentary here:
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