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This is what winning a first county final in 26 years is all about

Newly-crowned Cork senior hurling champions Glen Rovers enjoyed themselves last night.

Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

IT WAS A memorable Sunday afternoon for Glen Rovers as the north Cork outfit ended a 26-year wait for county senior hurling glory.

Naturally, there were wild celebrations as the men from Blackpool toasted a 2-17 to 1-13 victory over last year’s winners and pre-match favourites Sarsfields.

This was a quite remarkable win for Rovers, who lost by 16 points against the same opposition in the 2014 decider.

County star Patrick Horgan was the shooting star for the Glen, registering a haul of nine points, including seven from frees.

And Horgan posted this video last night as the Rovers let it be known in no uncertain terms who now rules the roost on Leeside.

Just a couple of Kilkenny hurlers firing a staple gun at illusionist Keith Barry

One of Cork hurling’s traditional superpowers have ended a 26-year county title wait

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