*Antrim hurling manager, Darren Gleeson. In his first full season as Antrim senior hurling manager, Darren Gleeson guided the Ulster county back to the top tier of senior inter-county hurling with victory in the McDonagh Cup.
*Eibhear Quilligan. Photograph: Inpho / Tommy Dickson Clare’s Allianz hurling league campaign for 2021 will begin in far away Corrigan Park in Belfast on Sunday (throw in at 1p.m.) when they face newly promoted Antrim.
The Clare senior camogie players have been preparing for the past number of weeks for the opening round of the National League when they are due to meet Galway on Saturday May 15 at Kenny Park in Athenry but at this moment they don’t know whether or not the game will take place.
*Tom Clancy, Peter Tim Lynch, Karl Lynch and Peter Tim Lynch Jnr were among the golfers hitting the fairways of Shannon Golf Club on Monday. Photograph: Joe Buckley One hundred and seventeen days after golf was last allowed, clubs throughout the country welcomed back their members on Monday.
*Lissycasey’s Conor Finucane will be hoping to collect another O’Gorman Cup medal this year. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Fifteen teams will compete for the 2021 O’Gorman cup, a senior football competition organised annually by Doonbeg GAA in memory of John O’Gorman who served Doonbeg and Clare GAA in a variety of positions over many year.
With the easing of Covid restrictions leading to the re-opening of golf courses, officials at Kilkee Golf Club are thrilled that work on a €270,000. development programme which will see the course upgraded along with the development of a 6 hole course to benefit the club’s junior sections is set to resume.