Ruth: Carlow enjoying themselves

May 15, 2018

Carlow's Eoghan Ruth against London.
©INPHO/Gerry McManus.

Eoghan Ruth says the Carlow footballers are really enjoying their football at the moment.

Fresh from their successful league campaign, the Barrowsiders inflicted a humiliating eleven-point defeat on Louth in their Leinster SFC opener on Sunday:

"We were on the receiving end of a lot of beatings," Ruth notes in The Irish Independent. "We played Louth a couple of years ago and got a big beating from them. Even in the programme there I was looking at it and there was some big beatings but I was confident that things have changed for us.

"We have turned it around. In fairness to Turlough [O'Brien, manager], he gave us confidence, got us set and to take the game seriously and prepare well and recover well and we are delighted.

"There's a lot of people giving out about intercounty and a lot of lads saying they don't like the intercounty game and they don't get anything from it. We get everything we want from it, it's a really good group, we really enjoy it."

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