2021 All-Ireland SHC final: Through the lenses of Inpho photographers

August 23, 2021

Limerick fans celebrate a goal during the All-Ireland SHC final against Cork at Croke Park. ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne.

We take a look back at All-Ireland SHC final day with some of the best photography taken by the Inpho team before, during, and after the match as Limerick further cemented their place as one of the greatest sides in GAA history...

The calm before the storm.

Supporters soak up the atmosphere on the North Circular Road.

Divided loyalties!

Anyone got a ticket?

Wexford's 1996 All-Ireland winning captain Martin Storey places the Liam MacCarthy Cup on the plinth.

The reigning All-Ireland champions are out on the field.

A few familar faces in the crowd.

President Michael D. Higgins greets Croke Park.

One of the greatest sights, the Artane Band leading the parade of the teams.

It took Gearoid Hegarty just two minutes to score the opening goal.

Cork's Shane Kingston wasn't long replying at the other end.

Aaron Gillane jumps for joy after scoring Limerick's second goal.

That man Hegarty raises the roof again with his side's third green flag to put daylight between the sides.

Despair for the Rebels.

Linesman James Owens looks for a way out!

The final whistle blows and Limerick are All-Ireland champions for a tenth time.

Man-of-the-match Cian Lynch shares a special moment with his mother Valerie.

Croke Park can be a lonely place to be when things go wrong.

Cuteness overload.

One for the mantelpiece as Limerick manager John Kiely celebrates with his wife Louise and daughters Aoife and Ruth.

Limerick captain Declan Hannon emulates Christy Ring's record of lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup on three occasions.

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