“I’m very proud to be captain of this side for the last few years, it’s very hard to put into words just what it means,” said Harnedy. “For years you would be dreaming one senior inter-county but to win three in-a-row is unbelievable.
“We wanted to prove here today that we are a very unified team and a great bunch of friends. We heard a lot about divisional sides but we wanted to make up for years of hurt before this, losing out by close margins at times to the likes of Erin’s Own and Sars but ever since then we started going after a team performance game after game and year after year and getting there.
“They have some seriously talented players in the likes of Robert Downey, a serious up and coming hurler and in Hoggie I wouldn’t be surprised if he gets Hurler of the Year.”