LISTEN: 'That's heart and guts' - Davy Fitzgerald's ecstatic reaction to Wexford's win captured on local radio
South East Radio has released a four minute clip of their coverage of Wexford's heroic victory over Kilkenny on Saturday night, including the euphoric reaction of Davy Fitzgerald at the final whistle.
Fitzgerald watched his charges battle to a 1-20 to 3-11 triumph over the Cats, their first since Michael Jacob's last-gasp winner in the 2004 Leinster final, in a specially-constructed perspex box.
The Clare native, who was serving the final hours of a ban for a pitch incursion during the national league semi-final defeat to Tipperary, was overjoyed at the final whistle when speaking to local radio.
Under the terms of the ban, Fitzgerald was not allowed onto the pitch but the positioning of his box, beside the press box, allowed South East Radio's Liam Spratt to ask him for his reaction.
Spratt said: "Davy Fitzgerald is standing on a chair beside us, waving to fans. You can't talk, can you?
"I don't care if there's a ban. Say something to the people of Wexford."
Fitzgerald responded: "I'm so happy for the people of Wexford. They deserve this.
"That's heart and guts and those boys have it in abundance."
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