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Friel and MacCumhaill’s hoping to turn the corner

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SEAN MacCumhaill’s manager Stephen Friel is hopeful that his team have finally found form, after romping to victory over Buncrana last Saturday.

It has been a frustrating campaign for the Twin Towns side, who find themselves in a battle to avoid the drop to the third tier of the All County League.

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Friel’s side travelled to Inishowen last week with just one win from their last six league matches.

However, they finally clicked into gear and recorded a 3-16 to 1-12 victory, which was a welcome boost for all concerned.

“We got a super result last week and it was certainly our best performance in a number of weeks,” said Friel.

“Our form was very, very poor going into the match, and as a manager, it wasn’t a nice place to find your team.

“But I was thrilled with how they played last week. They took on the responsibility and really worked hard.

“If I’m being totally honest, I didn’t see a performance like that coming. I was glad it did come, and hopefully we can build on it now.”

The Twin Towns side face Cloughaneely this Sunday at 3pm in MacCumhaill Park.

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