WATCH: Highlights of Kildare's stunning win over Mayo at St Conleth's Park in Newbridge

Two point victory in front of a passionate home crowd in Newbridge earlier this evening

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WATCH: Highlights of Kildare's stunning defeat over Mayo at St Conleth's Park in Newbridge

Kildare scored a 21 to 19 point win over Mayo at St Conleth's Park this evening

Kildare sent Mayo home from fortress St Conleth's Park this evening after a thrilling, dramatic two point win over the west of Ireland men in Round Three of the football qualifiers.

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This evening's win was the fairytale ending to a rollercoaster week for the Lilywhites. Their #NewbridgeOrNowhere standoff with Croke Park over their refusal to play the qualifier at Headquarters when they were entitled to a home advantage drew support from the entire country.

PICTURES: Kildare GAA fans back Cian O'Neill's men v Mayo in Newbridge this afternoon 

The game ended in a nailbiting eight minutes of injury time with a wall of Kildare defenders deflecting over a Mayo free to maintain the Lilywhites' slim lead.

Kildare's Round 4 opponents will be drawn on Monday morning.

WATCH: Official GAA's highlights of the match below