Ecstatic Galway Minor captain accidentally swears during victory speech on live TV 2 months ago

Ecstatic Galway Minor captain accidentally swears during victory speech on live TV

Galway 0-15 Mayo 0-9

This Galway minor team has suffered defeat at the hands of Mayo twice already this season, but when it mattered most, they came up with the goods.

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The young Tribesmen put on an impressive performance in front of 12,789 spectators in Dr Hyde Park last night, and in the opening three minutes both teams had a chance to find the net.

The goals never came, but the football on display was excellent. Colm Costello and Éanna Monaghan were in devastating form up front, and Mayo continuously struggled to subdue the pair.

Things got worse for Mayo as they were reduced to 14 players when Lorcan Slike was shown a black card and Stephen Curley pointed to bring Galway into a 0-15 to 0-8 lead and seal the victory.

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This is the county's first All-Ireland minor title in 15 years, and the excitement certainly got the better of their captain Jack Longeran during his speech.

"Thanks to Mayo for the game they gave us. Three big games out this year, they beat us in two of them, and they're some f**king team lads - sorry, sorry for cursing."

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The midfielder gave a cheeky smile when he realised what he did and apologised, but sometimes in sport when emotions are high, and relief is just pouring out of you, you need the odd expletive to help get the words out.