The twitter reaction to Antrim's shock win over Clare

May 09, 2021

Antrim's Keelan Molloy celebrates with Neil McManus. ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo.

Antrim produced the first shock of the 2021 season when they beat Brian Lohan's Clare at Corrigan Park this afternoon.

Inspired by a man-of-the-match display from Ciaran Clarke and a Neil McManus wonder-point, the Saffrons made a barnstorming start to the Allianz League campaign.

Tipperary native Darren Gleeson took over Antrim in September 2019 and has completely turned their fortunes around, leading them to a maiden Joe McDonagh Cup success and a return to Division 1 hurling for the first time since 2008.

Here's what Twitter had to say about the Saffrons' giant-killing act:

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