Michael Murphy delivered a performance for the ages last night to inspire Donegal to victory over Meath in the Division 2 final.
Murphy helped to haul Donegal back from the brink.
Declan Bonner’s men were 1-6 to 0-1 behind as Meath stunned them with an early salvo.
Murphy hit seven points and played a huge role in Jamie Brennan’s goal as Donegal won 1-17 to 1-15.
Murphy’s display had Twitter purring …
I will never allow Michael Murphy to retire.— Kieran Cunningham (@KCsixtyseven) March 30, 2019
Michael Murphy giving an exhibition for Donegal in this second half. What a player he is.— Declan Brouder (@DB11NCW) March 30, 2019
He’s had many but that had to be one of Michael Murphy’s most influential Donegal performances.— Colm Keys (@KeysColm) March 30, 2019
Lads, Jamie Brennan an Michael Murphy an Oisin Gallen with Paddy McBrearty still to come in? Will Donegal be the first team to play with 4 in the full forward line??? #haymakers #AllianzLeagueFinal— McBreartysRightPeg (@Chimp1979) March 30, 2019
It was a privlege to see Michael Murphy in action today, pulled Donegal back from being 8 points down in the first half. He will go down as one of the greats #AllianzLeagues— Ronan McManus (@Max_Manis) March 30, 2019
I’m not one to exaggerate, BUTTTTTTTTT; If Michael Murphy would have ever contested a high ball with Andre the giant,(RIP) he would have come out on top. ??#unrealfielder #MEATHvDON #Donegal— Tony McGettigan (@Tonymac07) March 30, 2019
Congrats to Donegal on their win tonight in Division 2 final. What a performance by Michael Murphy, great all round player! Roll on championship! ??— Catriona Harkin (@triona23) March 30, 2019