Mission accomplished! While our IFC campaign ended in a 1-7 to 3-8 defeat to Bunbrosna in Ballynacargy last Saturday evening, St Malachy's victory over Tubberclair in Moate at the same time meant we achieved our goal for the year, which was to retain our intermediate status.
Croke Park will be a sea of maroon on September 8th after Westmeath ended the run of last year's Finalists Down while Galway inflicted a second consecutive Semi-Final defeat on Tipperary to book their places in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Final.
In what was billed as a relegation battle, we produced a wonderfully gutsy performance to beat Tubberclair by 1-10 to 0-10 in Milltown last Sunday afternoon and take a giant step towards retaining our intermediate status.
Cavan secured their place in the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship again next year with a decisive win against Kinnegad this afternoon, while the Lake County ladies now face a winner-takes-all Relegation Final with Monaghan next weekend.