*Clare’s Fidelma Marrinan in action. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography A second half collapse with a failure to register a single score saw Clare’s ladies footballers lose out to Wexford in the second round of Division Three in the National Football League.
McGrath Cup: Round 2 in Quilty CLARE 0-8 CORK 2-10 After last weekend’s positive performance away to All Ireland champions Kerry albeit in defeat, Clare took the field against Cork with six changes plus five players representing intermediate clubs as manager Colm Collins gave every player an opportunity to stake a claim for a starting …
Cathal O’Reilly is fouled by Ikem Ugwueru and Niall McMahon. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Niall McMahon is one of Éire Óg’s unsung heroes. A dual player, he plays corner back for the hurlers while he is a defensive wing forward for the footballers, never one to grab the headlines this doesn’t bother him in the slightest.
*Éire Óg’s Manus Doherty works the ball up field from defence. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill WHEN ÉIRE ÓG claimed the Jack Daly in 2021, Manus Doherty was among their standout players, it led to a breakthrough with the Clare senior footballers and the defender is intent to collect another senior title this coming weekend.