*Clare goalkeeper Micaela Glynn under pressure. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill After another fruitless day long excursion up North, this time playing outside the EU for the very first time, one would have expected Clare’s mood to be quite downbeat on Saturday evening, especially after being pummelled by the incessant wind and rain in Tyrone GAA’s Centre…
*Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Clare’s latest long séjour to Ulster was pockmarked by incremental alterations to the venue, surface and most significantly weather conditions but unfortunately no change of fortune as a late brace of goals ensured that Tyrone completed back-to-back victories on Saturday afternoon.
*Scariff/Ogonnelloe’s Marian Rodgers has a shot on goal. Photograph: Caroline O’Keeffe Gone but certainly not forgotten as Scariff-Ogonnelloe’s trademark never-say-die tested perennial champions Slaughtneil to their optimum on Sunday.
Scariff-Ogonnelloe’s unprecedented trailblazing journey finally ended at the hands of four-in-a-row chasing Slaughtneil in Ashbourne on Sunday afternoon.