Crusheen manager Michael Browne has credited his sides hunger and work rate as being crucial to yesterday first ever county final win..
Crusheen staged a remarable second half perfroamnce to outscore the defending champions Cratloe 1-7 to 6 points which helped secure the Canon hamilton trophy for the very first time.
Browne said his side were detrmined not to suffer another county final defeat:
Goalkeeper Donal Tuohy can now add a county title to his Fitzgibon cup medal as wel as the All Ireland U21 medal he won with Clare in 2009 .
He felt that Paddy Meaney’s introduction was crucial to the win:
For full back Cronan Dillion the post match feeling was in marked contrast to the scenes in the Crsuheen dressing room following their 2007 defeat to Tulla.
He credits manager Michael Browne for getting the club back on track and finally landing Canon Hamilton: