Donegal manager Gary Duffy was an abject figure as he gathered his thoughts at Celtic Park last night.
He had just seen his side lose out to Tyrone in extra-time on a 3-16 to 2-16 scoreline in the Ulster U-20 semi-final in a competition of no second chances.
"I'm just gutted for the lads," he said. "It's a killer blow to lose the way we did. We didn't deserve it. Look I'll be proud to see these lads run out in Croke Park. Tonight was cruel. Maybe they'll learn more from than defeat down the line."
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