Cometh the hour, cometh the men.
Never were plaudits more worthy than those heaped upon Na Fianna following their wonderful team performance in claiming the Dublin Minor 'A' Hurling Championship title at O'Toole Park last Sunday.
Their 1-26 to 0-14 success over a talented Kilamcud Crokes outfit highlighted the magnificence of their display with team manager Declan Feeney fulsome in his admiration for his charges.
"It was the first day that we had fifteen fit bodies available to us all year and it showed in how well they played.
"They played really well in the first half but we were worried that our seven-point lead at the break mightn't be enough so we impressed on them the importance of winning the second-half and that's what they did.
"They are a magnificent bunch of lads and the club has never had a group like them and it is fantastic to see them show their true potential, especially when it matters in a final.
"There is a conveyor belt of talented hurlers coming though at Na Fianna and hopefully the senior team in the club will reap the benefits in the coming years," said Feeney.
TUESDAY, 4 NOVEMBER 2014