The Donegal SFC final ended in stalemate in Ballybofey today, as Gaoth Dobhair and Naomh Conaill played out an 0-8 to 0-8 draw.
Gaoth Dobhair, Ulster champions last year, were 0-5 to 0-4 down at half-time against the team from Glenties, with Eoghan McGettigan scoring three first half frees. However, Gaoth Dobhair managed to get into a two-point lead with Neil McGee and Gavin McBride scoring before McGettigan and a Ciaran Thompson 45 levelled it up.
“None of the teams deserved to lose,” Kevin Cassidy said. “Both teams left everything out there. Whether it got away from us, it’s hard to know. Both had chances to win it, but the draw is the fairest result.
“We were very lucky to be only two down after ten minutes and we really struggled with the kick-outs. They had a serious press on us.
“It looked like it could get away on us, but we dug deep and we responded well.”
Here’s what Cassidy made of it …