Donegal Hurling Supervisor Mickey McCann stated a nineteen-point defeat to Wicklow earlier this month was a terrific studying level for the workforce as they rose to the problem immediately.
His workforce had a hard-earned however deserved victory in opposition to Wicklow in Aughrim within the Division 2B League semi-final. A ultimate assembly is remarkable for Donegal hurlers, till immediately.
FULL-TIME: Wicklow 0-16 Donegal 0-17
See match report right here: https://www.donegaldaily.com/2023/03/25/donegal-hurlers-clinch-league-final-spot/
Mickey McCann, talking after immediately’s one-point win, advised Charlie Collins that after two good weeks, there may be loads to stay up for.
Donegal additionally beat neighbours Tyrone by 1-18 to 1-17 final week, and now face desk toppers Meath within the league ultimate subsequent weekend.
“It’s a spot that’s remarkable for us to have a spot within the league ultimate,” McCann stated.
The huge turnaround got here regardless of six or seven accidents.
“Contemplating the accidents we now have, you couldn’t have thought this however we knew in ourselves that we weren’t that far-off from Wicklow”
McCann stated the heavy dwelling defeat to Wicklow in O’Donnell Park earlier in March was a shot within the arm for the squad. The sport introduced them again to the drafting board, however confirmed the gamers what they wanted to do to achieve the extent they wished.
“On the day we had been very flat however we realized from it, we realized about them (Wicklow), we took it down immediately we requested questions of them immediately and it proved a terrific efficiency for us,” McCann stated.
“These one level victories are nice for morale, you ask questions from gamers beneath stress and there’s nothing nicer than a one level recreation.”
McCann added that the upcoming weeks shall be one other large ask of the gamers. With an opportunity of promotion, he’ll not be risking anybody carrying an damage.
“You are feeling you’re in an excellent place however we’ll hold our toes on the bottom. We all know how from one week to the subsequent you’ll be able to drop off, we simply want a stage of consistency now to maintain the efficiency up.
“We’ll give it an excellent shot subsequent week and it’s put us in an excellent place to get into the Championship,” he stated.
Donegal Hurlers clinch league ultimate spot
‘Nothing nicer than a one-point victory’ – Mickey McCann on hurlers’ bounce-back was final modified: March twenty fifth, 2023 by