Raphoe man David Shovlin was toasting Intermediate Cup glory at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.
Shovlin was part of the Avondale United side that defeated Crumlin United in the final.
Three years ago, Shovlin played for Letterkenny Rovers in their FAI Intermediate Cup final loss to Crumlin.
There was a measure of revenge for Shovlin today as he played a part in Avondale’s seventh Intermediate Cup final win in 14 years. Shovlin was forced off after 35 minutes and replaced by Ryan Hogan, but the Donegal native was celebrating Cup joy.
Mark O’Sullivan hit the only goal of the game late in the first half. O’Sullivan drove from deep and sent a stunning shot flying to the net.