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GIF: Cracking Goal From Emmet Bolton Scares The Shit Out Of The Umpire

GIF: Cracking Goal From Emmet Bolton Scares The Shit Out Of The Umpire
By Gary Reilly Updated

The rain in Croke Park hasn't dampened the quality of the action between Kildare and Monaghan. The Lilywhites led 2-5 to 0-8 at half time thanks to two goals from half back Emmet Bolton, the first of which was an absolute beauty.

You know a ball is well hit when the umpire is behind the net but is still afraid of getting hit.

That wasn't the only incredible goal from a full back during the game. Monaghan's Vinny Corey popped up with a goal of the Championship contender himself with a finish very similar to Bolton's after 49 minutes.

It proved to be a turning point in the game with Monaghan rallying to draw the match after 70 minutes and then winning 2-16 to 2-14 after extra time. The Ulster men go through to the All-Ireland quarter final to face Dublin.

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Picture credit: Barry Cregg / SPORTSFILE

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