"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."
When Limerick goalkeeper Nickie Quaid sat down in his home in Effin last November to watch the semi-finals and final of the Fenway Classic the last thing he envisaged is that he would be heading to this year's event as an All-Ireland champion.
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.