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Watch: Carlow Officially Global As UAE Children Go Nuts After Last-Minute Goal

Watch: Carlow Officially Global As UAE Children Go Nuts After Last-Minute Goal

The rise of the Carlow footballers took another step forward last weekend as they comfortably defeated Kildare 2-14 to 1-10 at Bord Na Mona O'Connor Park.

For the first time since 1953, Carlow beat Kildare and will now progress to the Leinster semi-final. Turlough O'Brien's side will now prepare for a rematch of the League final as Laois await next month.

It was a victory that ensured incredible scenes of celebration as a large and vocal traveling fanbase rejoiced at the result.

However, scenes of celebration were not just forthcoming in Offaly. As Primary school teacher James Kehoe revealed, the joy stretched across the world as the children of the United Arab Emirates erupted after Conor Lawlor's goal.

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The semi-final is fixed for June 10, but as this weekend showed they will have fans far beyond Croke Park.

SEE ALSO: Watch: Incredible Scenes As Carlow Make History With Stunning Victory Over Kildare

Maurice Brosnan

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