Last season we took most people by surprise, ourselves included, ... and we were rightly very proud to come out on top. But this has definitely been a much tougher campaign because our opponents knew how potent we could be. We have concentrated on consistency rather than entertainment and we have amassed a group of players of varying ages who work well together.

Two is a bit harsh in a ten-team league, and though the issue of promotion and relegation for next season has not yet been decided, I hope they restrict it to one team down.

I believe we are a side who reflect the success of our youth system.