There were times when Michael Hegarty must have felt as if he missed his chance – but he finally got his hands on a Donegal SFC crown today.
Hegarty famously came out of inter-county retirement in 2011 to win a long-coveted Ulster SFC title under Jim McGuinness.
Michael Hegarty bursts past Naomh Conaill’s Aaron Thompson during Sunday’s final. Photo Evan Logan
And today Kilcar ended a 24-year wait when they defeated Naomh Conaill 0-7 to 0-3 in the final.
“It’s just marvellous to get the line,” Hegarty said.
“It probably wasn’t a great game, but we just wanted to get over the line. We just wanted to win. It was wild important for the club and the parish.”
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