*Conor Cleary is congratulated by members of the Clare backroom team. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Clare survived a tactical challenge that tested their game-plan more than any other championship outing this year, Eoin Brennan rewinds over the quarter-final and dishes out the player ratings from the Wexford tie.
*John Conlon. Photograph: Martin Connolly John Conlon will line out in Sunday’s Munster Senior Hurling Final as part of an elite band of hurlers to have played 50 championship matches for their county.
The Clare senior hurling management: Ken Ralph, James Moran, Brian Lohan, Sean Treacy and Shane Hassett. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Shane Hassett will be a honorary Clare man when traveling back to his native soil on Sunday for the much-anticipated Munster Senior Hurling showdown in Semple Stadium.
*Cathal Malone chases back to try win possession for Clare. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Twelve points separated Clare and Waterford in Sunday’s Munster SHC tie, Eoin Brennan reflects back on the encounter to dish out the latest player ratings.
*Chloe Morey in action for Clare. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography The eternal conundrum of how to optimise performance while revelling in the journey is something that Chloe Morey has possibly cracked ahead of her latest tilt at the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship.
*David Fitzgerald is developing into one of the real leaders of the Clare team. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Eoin Brennan dishes out his player ratings following Clare’s draw with Limerick on Sunday.
*Donal Moloney celebrating with Kieran McDermott and Liam O’Reilly. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Clare’s six time Munster and three time All-Ireland winning manager Donal Moloney returns for his eleventh provincial decider as the Banner prepare for Wednesday’s Munster Minor Hurling Final against Tipperary (7.30pm). The latest Under 17 crop are the poster boys of a new …
It’s no coincidence that James Organ produced a storming player-of-the-match display this time last week to overcome Cork and advance to a prestigious Munster Minor A Hurling Championship decider.