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Watch: Audacious Piece Of Skill From Conor Whelan Sends Fans Absolutely Wild

Watch: Audacious Piece Of Skill From Conor Whelan Sends Fans Absolutely Wild
By Joshua Bell Curran Updated
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Tipperary simply couldn't live with Galway in the first half of today's All-Ireland quarter-final, with the Premier County lucky to be still in the game at halftime, and one man was at the centre of it all: Conor Whelan.

Everyone else may have been playing in the Gaelic Grounds but Whelan was on a different planet, with the 'greatest catch of all time' sending fans absolutely wild.

Galway went in at halftime up just three points despite undoubtedly being the more dominant side in the opening 35 minutes. Conor Whelan and Evan Niland paired up like two peas in a pod to completely control the game but just couldn't convert their chances.

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Despite that, Whelan seemed to be everywhere. Not only did the Galway forward score two points from play in the first half and opened the second half with a lightning-fast goal off the throw-in, he produced an absolutely audacious piece of skill when the pressure was at a climax.


While the goal was amazing fans have been going absolutely wild for this audacious catch from Conor Whelan that looks like it would be more suited to an AFL game than the hollowed fields of the Gaelic Grounds.

Fans Go Wild For Conor Whelan Catch

With Whelan all but levitating for that catch and the clip now taking a life of it's own on social media, fans have been going wild with one even coining it the 'greatest catch of all time'.

While it was an absolutely outstanding piece of skill it's not the first time the corner forward has produced something like this, with Whelan defying gravity before. The Galway forward has built up a reputation for his skills in the air, but with Galway already under pressure Whelan's skills were never needed more than today.

However, If Galway and Henry Shefflin are to overcome the challenge of Limerick in the semi-final, Conor Whelan will have to come up with even more moments of magic. Galway and Limerick will now face off in the All-Ireland semi-final, with Henry Shefflin looking to win his first Liam McCarthy as a manager.

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