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Wexford attacker Katrina Parrock was satisfied with a job well done after she helped Wexford Youths to a 4-0 win over Limerick in their Continental Tyres Women's National League clash in Ferrycarrig Park on Saturday evening.

She conceded that it wasn't the most free-flowing performance of the campaign from the table-toppers, but with the finishing line visible on the horizon it's all about pocketing the three points and moving on to the next game.

“It was a good result. We grinded it out. It probably wasn't the prettiest performance but we got the job done and we got the three points and that's what matters,” she said.

The native of Broadway in County Wexford has been in good form of late and bagged her sixth goal of the season on Saturday in an all-action display, but she admits it took a while to find her feet at the top level of domestic football.

“It's probably taken me a while to settle in with the group. I'm still learning and I'll keep on learning. Obviously it was a big change coming from the camogie scene to soccer at such a high level and it's going to take time, but I'm really enjoying it at the minute. They're a great bunch of girls and I'm happy where I am,” she said.

Off the back of their adventure in the Champions League qualifiers, with just a five-day turnaround, it was always going to be tricky for the Youths to be at their best, but Parrock says they showed the professional attitude that was needed.

“The Champions League was a great experience for us. We had tough games there and to come out and play the following Saturday isn't easy but you just have to get the heads right and that's key. It's all about mental preparation and thankfully we did what we had to do.”

Wexford Youths have some massive matches coming up, starting with next weekend's top of the table clash against Shelbourne and it's obvious that the champions are relishing the challenge.

“All our games are big at this stage. Every game is a cup final to us. We just have to keep on grinding it out and keep on trying to win. As long as we're winning we're having fun,” said Parrock.

The four-time All-Ireland camogie winner, who also has a hat-trick of All-Star awards to her name, is no stranger to success at an elite level of sport and after claiming a league winners' medal in her first season in the Women's National League, she still has plenty more prizes in her sights.

“I set out goals when I was in secondary school; to make it to Croke Park and win All-Irelands and All Stars in camogie and now I'm setting my goals in soccer. I'll keep fighting until I get there,” she said.

Given the energy and drive she has shown so far this season, there's no doubting that she will.

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