*Brid MacNamara at Fr Murphy Memorial Park, Newmarket-on-Fergus. Photograph: Veronica McMahon To have held the smallest of involvements with Clare camogie in the past two decades be it as a supporter, player, mentor or officer, Brid MacNamara is a name you’ll know because truth be told she is at the backbone of the organisation within…
*Liam Markham and Cathal Darcy during the 2018 county semi-final. Photograph: Clare GAA Clare Cup champions Kilmaley will face last year’s championship finalists Cratloe in the third round of the Clare SHC.
*Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Four of the eight quarter-finalists in the Clare SHC are known following this weekend’s action.
*2018/19 Premier League Champions, Newmarket Celtic. Photograph: Oliver Fitzpatrick It’s hours until the start of the Maloney Garden Machinery Premier Division signalling the start of the season in Clare junior soccer with action also getting underway in the first, second and third divisions.
*Kerry’s Niamh Leen collides with Louise Brown and Orla Mooney of Clare. Photograph: ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry Success may have eluded them this year but the ambition for the Clare Junior camogie side is to contest the 2020 All-Ireland decider.
Clare GAA are moving into the digital world with the debut of a streaming service this weekend.
*Cratloe’s Liam Markham Cratloe laid out their intentions as the Clare SFC got underway with five games taking place across the weekend.
*Clare’s Edel McNamara collides with Sara Murphy of Kerry. Photograph: ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry Clare’s Junior camogie side exited at the All-Ireland semi-finals losing out to Kerry by ten points on Saturday afternoon.
*Conor Cleary in Cusack Cup action. Photograph: Martin Connolly St Josephs Miltown begin the defence of the Jack Daly this weekend as the Clare senior football and intermediate championships commence.
A number of exciting contests are on the cards, chief among them the meeting of Sixmilebridge and Ballyea following Monday’s round two draw for the Clare senior and intermediate hurling championships.