Inter-County star Michael Lundy fired his club Corofin to a seventh Connacht championship yesterday as the Galway side now look to reclaim the All-Ireland title they last won in 2015.
It took extra-time in Tuam to find a winner between Corofin and Castlebar Mitchels. The Galway side ran out 2-13 to 1-12 winners, with Lundy grabbing the second goal.
Lundy's score was a well-taken effort, rounding both corner-back and goalkeeper. It is all the more impressive given he had his appendix removed just 10 days earlier.
— Spórt TG4 (@SportTG4) November 27, 2017
Just 10 days after appendix operation, Micheal Lundy is starting for #Corofin in @AIB_GAA Connacht Club Final against @MitchelsGaa ..! Fantastic commitment, but I hope he will be ok. #TheToughest pic.twitter.com/erZS8LXVA6
— Des Cahill (@sportsdes) November 26, 2017
Lundy played an entire 62 minutes for his club before being replaced. He had made his return to the Galway panel this year after a move to New York prevented him from playing the year before.
The quick turnaround seems to have had no ill effects on Lundy, as he marched up the steps of St. Jarlath's Park to celebrate the win with his team mates.
Corofin are five in a row county champions and now back to back Connacht champions. They advance to play London side Fulham Irish next with that game to be played in two weeks time.