During the game on Saturday I found my gaze wandering up past the lead mines above Ballycorus, into the foothills of the Wicklow mountains. Despite the fact that it was almost March, the snowy peaks were a reminder of what has been a harsh and damaging winter. Refocusing on the action in front of me this damage was evident on the pitch also....
Our circumstances are difficult this year, waiting on Monkstowns decision whether we can train or not has been both frustrating and bad for the team focus.
To sum up the difference in the two teams, there are two main issues:
On a weekend where there were not many other games going on, Greystones selected a strong team to do a job.