DONEGAL manager Maxi Curran says his side ‘may have poked the bear’ after Sunday’s 16-point win over Galway in Tuam Stadium, which sends them into a Lidl National Football League semi final against Cork on Saturday.
Donegal will face Cork live on TG4 (3pm), while Dublin will face Mayo in the second semi final, which is being streamed on the Spórt TG4 YouTube page.
Karen Guthrie and Geraldine McLaughin were in devastating form for Donegal, but the Ulster side are also in the same pool as Gerry Fahy’s Galway in the TG4 Senior Championship. Curran is wary of the next meeting of the sides.
“We may have poked the bear here because they had a team of players up in the stand that would frighten the life out of anybody,” said Curran.
“We won’t get carried away because we know we have to face these guys again in five weeks’ time and it’ll be a very different Galway team.
“Next weekend (against Cork) is going to be a serious battle for us. It could be a reality check and we could get brought back to earth fairly quickly.”
Cork needed to fend off a late rally by Waterford to claim their 2-11 to 2-8 victory at Fraher Field, with goals from Bríd and Ciara O’Sullivan key to their win.
“In the finish we were hanging on a bit but the job is done now. Donegal next week so we’ll rest up and get ready for that,” said Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald.Tags: