Pics: Here’s what winning the All-Ireland Minor Hurling title meant to the Waterford players 7 years ago

Pics: Here’s what winning the All-Ireland Minor Hurling title meant to the Waterford players

Pure unadulterated joy as the Déise ends 65-year wait for Minor hurling’s biggest prize.

There were lots of great pictures taken during the epic drawn Senior final between Clare and Cork but even these great shots are perhaps eclipsed by the scenes in the aftermath of Waterford’s Minor win.

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Sixty five years since the last Waterford team to win the underage crown, Sean Power led his team to glory yesterday against Galway, and the celebrations at the final whistle by the Déise youngsters were extraordinary.

There was a classic pile on;

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The classic shout into the camera shot, starring Kevin Daly and Michael Kearney

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A wonderful leap by that man Kearney again, pursued by  Austin Gleeson and Michael Harney

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And finally, don't worry, he's okay, it just looks like Harney has been split in two by team-mates Gleeson and Stephen Bennett.

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Wonderful scenes of a wonderful day for Waterford hurling.

All pics via INPHO.