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Scoring one goal in an All-Ireland final is huge - this Galway star hit FIVE

Emma Reaney was on fire as Galway were crowned All-Ireland U21 champions at the weekend.

Mayo v Galway - All Ireland U21 Ladies Football Final The game finished 10-15 to 0-10. Source: Sam Barnes/SPORTSFILE

ON SUNDAY, GALWAY ran rampant as they were crowned Aisling McGing All-Ireland U21 Ladies football champions for the very first time.

The Tribeswomen fired 10-15 past neighbours Mayo, and there was no stopping them en route to making it a case of third time lucky after losing out in the 2016 and 2013 deciders.

Emma Reaney was the star of the show, the full forward bagged an incredible 5-2.

And Jerome Quinn was there for the Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA), to capture the action.

“Five today…. luckily five” the Caltra star smiled when asked by Quinn how many goals she had scored.

“In fairness, it’s the work from the girls out the pitch to get to me to pot the goals so it was easy work for me.

“I struggle to get goals to be honest, but today they just kind of came to me. On the day, it worked out for me.”

“She’s our little superstar, she’s amazing,” Player of the Match Shauna Hynes said afterwards. ”We admire her. She’s an unbelievable footballer.”

Manager Stephen Glennon was also full of praise. He added: “Emma was brilliant, but she has that in her arsenal.”

Watch the full video, and all five goals here:

Source: LadiesFootballTV/YouTube

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