Listen: Johnny Baird and LyIT ladies look to keep upsetting the odds


Johnny Baird hopes his Letterkenny Institute of Technology ladies can keep upsetting the odds.

In only their second season back in the CUFL, LyIT are in the Premier Division having won promotion last term – and a 3-1 win over IT Sligo yesterday fired them into the semi-finals.

“We’ll surprise a lot of people looking at the table now,” said Baird.

“I have a very good squad.

“Getting your team, your spine and your backbone is very important.  We have three or four first year girls in there who are flying too.”

Listen to the full interview below …

Sports writer from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny, with ten years' experience covering sport in Donegal. Was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. Honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016 for his coverage on the sport.

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