The Airdrie Irish's season is officially over after coming up just short in the Alberta Football League Championship game.

The Irish lost to the Cold Lake Fighter Jets 39-18 in the final; the Jets now move on to the National Championship game.

Josh Williams, the President, Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback of the team talked about what went wrong for the Irish.

"Early in the game, we hurt ourselves with simple mistakes. Special teams cost us at least 17 points in this game, which is a huge difference when you look at the final score." 

Williams is proud of how the team rallied and fought hard after getting into an early hole.

"I'm proud of the way that we fought together. They didn't get down on each other and that's a testament to the character that we have on the team."

With the season now in the rearview mirror, Williams is excited to keep moving forward and can't wait for next season.

"We got people that want to be on a team and want to be in a program that is a family. I'm very proud of the atmosphere at practices and games and just the types of people that we've been able to draw."

Of course, looking to progress next year, Williams hopes the team is able to get over the hump and win it all and claim the Irish their ever league championship.

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