*Clare manager, Dermot Coughlan. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Clare minor football manager, Dermot Coughlan is confident several of this year’s panel will progress to the senior ranks.
*Clondegad captain, Gary Brennan. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Absent from the knockout stages of the Clare senior football championship for the past two seasons, a new drive exists within Clondegad that can help propel them forward.
*Gearoid O’Grady tears away from Keith Crowley. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Kilmihil’s recent dominance over Kilrush in adult football was taken a step further at Cooraclare this Saturday afternoon when the teams clashed in the opening round of the 2021 Clare senior football championship.
*Photograph: Gerard O’Neill A physically stronger Limerick qualified for their first Munster minor football final since 1998 when they proved too strong for Clare at Cusack Park this Friday evening.
True colours will shine when it comes to championship and that is the motto echoed around Kilmihil as they prepare to take on Kilrush Shamrocks in the opening round of the Clare SFC this weekend.
*Ronan Good has lined out at full-back for Doonbeg during the recent Cusack Cup. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography Eighteen time Clare SFC champions Doonbeg are keen to pick up an opening round this weekend to ease pressure in Group 3.
*Clare goalkeeper Stephen Ryan will be lining out for Kilrush Shamrocks. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Kilrush lead the Clare senior football roll of honour with twenty one titles to their credit, their last having been achieved all of thirty four years ago in 1987.
*Photograph: Burren Eye Photography John Burke has put many hours of work into the development of football at the Banner GAA club whose headquarters are at Shanaway Road in Ennis and supporters of the county’s newest club were, understandably, delighted for the team manager when the team graduated to intermediate ranks at Hennessy Park in …