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13 images of the unbridled joy after Westmeath's momentous win at Croke Park

Because Westmeath is the best Meath.

WESTMEATH PRODUCED A comeback for the ages in the second half of today’s Leinster Senior Football Championship semi-final against Meath.

Here’s what the unbridled joy of a shock win in Croke Park looks like.

Dennis Glennon and John Egan celebrate with Paul SharrySource: James Crombie/INPHO

Westmeath players celebrate with Kieran Martin after the game Source: James Crombie/INPHO

John Heslin finished off the Royals with this goal

John Heslin scores a late goal despite Conor McGill and goalkeeper Patrick OÕRourke

John Heslin celebrates scoring a late goal

 John Heslin turns to see his team-mates rejoice after a late goal

John Heslin celebrates scoring a late goal with Kieran Martin Source: James Crombie/INPHO

The Lake County had looked dead and buried despite Kieran Martin’s first-half goal

Kieran Martin scores a goal Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Turning point? Graham Reilly leaves the field after a black card

Graham Reilly leaves the field after being black carded

Denis Corroon celebrates with Ger Egan 

Denis Corroon celebrates with Ger Egan

Kieran Martin’s game face is terrifying

Kieran Martin celebrates a score

Kieran Martin celebrates at the final whistle

Denis Glennon gets the guns out

Denis Glennon celebrates at the end of the game

Shane Dempsey looks like he’s won the lotto

Shane Dempsey celebrates

The emotion is running thick between Heslin and Denis Corroon 

John Heslin and Denis Corroon celebrate after the game

Ouch! Diarmuid Connolly got whacked full in the face by Bernard Brogan’s powerful volley

‘The famine is over’ – Twitter reacts to Westmeath’s unbelievable win

Incredible Westmeath comeback to beat Meath and reach Leinster final

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