As Niall Friel stood ready to hoist the Seamus McFerran Cup into the Omagh evening, he had to do a double take.
Friel was the Gaoth Dobhair U21 captain as they won the Ulster U21 title earlier this year and it’s now two Ulster tiles, a Donegal SFC and Donegal Division 1 crown Friel has lifted in 2018.
“I’ll look back in a few years time and it’s a moment that will be forever with me. It’s a memory I’ll always hold with me,” he said.
Friel said: “It was ridiculous. We were out on our feet. That’s what we’ve trained all year for.
“The last few years, there have been cold winters in Gaoth Dobhair – but we’ll enjoy Christmas this year!”
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