"That was amazing, a titanic battle" - Conor Walsh from Presentation College Athenry speaking after his side's dramatic 4-10 to 2-12 comeback victory in the Masita GAA All Ireland Post Primary Schools Senior Hurling Semi-final against Kilkenny CBS.
"It's certainly not the way any person involved in hurling wants to see a match finish, taking 65s like that. It's not the way to finish a game but it is what it is and we can't control it. Ideally, you'd like to go out at it again but it's just not to be and that's it."
Presentation, Athenry have become the first Galway school to qualify for a Croke Cup final since 2004 after they staged a remarkable comeback win over Kilkenny CBS in today's All-Ireland Post Primary Schools senior hurling 'A' semi-final in Ferbane.
"It's the biggest result we have had to date. Will it count for much next July? Probably not. We are out of 1B which I am delighted for. Particularly for the players - it is an important step in their development."