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The race for the various Clare ladies football championships continued last weekend but Sunday’s schedule was disrupted due to the thunder and lightening and heavy rain on Sunday evening which led to the calling off of the game between Kilmihil and Burren Gaels.

This game had started but was abandoned after forty five minutes, it will be re-scheduled for a later date.

Two games were played in the senior competition and here Banner Ladies and Kilmurry Ibrickane recorded big wins over Cooraclare and St Joseph’s Doora Barefield respectively.

Photograph: Burren Eye Photography

Champions, Banner Ladies continued their winning ways with a 6-20 to 0-2 win over Cooraclare at the Banner field. The winners had 4-12 on the scoreboard at half time and they were always in control in the tie with goals from Shannon Donovan and Alisha Malone (2 each), Aoibheann Malone and Niamh O’Dea.

Banner will have home advantage again this week when they will entertain West Clare Gaels at 12 noon on Sunday.

Meanwhile Kilmurry Ibrickane were 4-12 to 0-4 winners over Doora/Barefield at Quilty where Chloe Moloney top scored with 3-4 to her credit, the three goals coming in the second half. Leanne Tubridy was their other goalscorer in a tie in which Karen Galvin contributed 0-5, Amy Sexton (0-2) and Ciara McCarthy (0-1).

In the opening round a week earlier, Kilmurry Ibrickane had a big win over Cooraclare.

Kilmurry Ibrickane will travel to Carron on this Sunday morning to play Burren Gaels at 10.30am.

Doora/Barefield will be hoping to have their inter county contingent back from injuries and holidays when the will have home advantage on Sunday evening at 7.30pm for their meeting with Kilmihil.

Meanwhile in round 2 of the intermediate championship last weekend, there were wins for Clooney/Quin, Fergus Rovers, Liscannor and Éire Óg.

Clooney/Quin were 4-12 to 2-11 winners over Miltown St. Josephs while Fergus rovers followed up on their one point opening round win over Clooney-Quin with a 1-16 to 1-8 success over Newmarket-on-Fergus.

Liscannor were 6-8 to 0-7 winners over Doonbeg while Éire Óg defeated Kilrush, 0-13 to 0-10.

In the junior A championship last weekend there were wins for Kildysart over Doora/Barefield (2-16 to 2-12), Crusheen over Clarecastle (1-11 to 2-5) and Banner Ladies over Wolfe Tones (4-12 to 0-1).

In round 3 of the junior B championship Fergus Rovers were 4-13 to 3-5 winners over Burren Gaels.

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