Seamus Campbell hailed his Naomh Conaill ladies as they scooped Intermediate Championship glory yesterday – just a year after winning the Junior title.
Alannah McDonnell (2), Aoife McDonnell and Joanne Gallagher hit the goals in a 4-9 to 1-7 win over Buncrana at O’Donnell Park to clinch the prize in their first year up at intermediate level.
“We won a Junior final last year and we weren’t coming up here just to take part,” Campbell said.
“They worked hard and they got their just rewards.
“It was a massive step. It took us 15 years to come out of junior football. It was a massive test.”
Listen to the full interview below …