Watch: Browne lobs in superb goal to seal All-Ireland U20FC title for Kildare

May 13, 2023

Kildare's Harry O'Neill and Shane Farrell lift the Clarke Cup ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Killian Browne’s magnificent 57th minute goal ensured Kildare the All-Ireland U20 football championship crown as they defeated Sligo by 1-17 to 0-12 at Kingspan Breffni.

After having led by 0-9 to 0-4 at the halfway stage, the Lilywhites stayed in control despite a much-improved effort from their Connacht counterparts after the turnaround.

Harry O’Neill and Clane’s Adam Fanning were on the scoresheet for the would-be winners in the second-half, but the points of Luke Marren kept Sligo in contention and they’d have the margin thanks to scores from Brian Byrne and Marren (free).

Sean Hannafin grabbed a point for Kildare heading down the home stretch and, from the resultant kick-out, Browne took full advantage of a miscue and lobbed in the game’s only goal with this effort:

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