"You work so hard and you get your heart broken. You come back again and you get so close and you get your heart broken again. So to finally get up the steps, it's the proudest moment I've had on a hurling pitch."
From the county that brought you the legendary "All I can say is we were well and truly Rhode" tweet following Gusserane's heavy Leinster club SFC defeat to the Offaly champions two years ago came another GAA tweet for the ages last night.
It's possible that had the stars aligned somewhat differently that Wexford's Jack O'Connor would be preparing for action in the Aviva Stadium this weekend rather than heading to Boston for the Aer Lingus Fenway Hurling Classic.
TG4 will provide eight hours of live GAA coverage next Sunday afternoon 18th November. Two Provincial Club GAA matches will be broadcast live followed by live coverage of the Aer Lingus Fenway Hurling Classic from Fenway Park in Boston.
With just one county final left to be played in 2018 - the Galway SHC decider between Liam Mellows and St Thomas' which is scheduled for next weekend - the provincial club championships are in full swing.
There will be no restriction on the number of players allowed between the 45-metre lines in Gaelic football when a kick-out is being taken under the new rule which is set to be trialled in next year's Allianz Football League.