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Clare hurlers ‘hurt’ by negativity they’ve been listening to

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It’s been two very positive outcomes for the Clare senior hurlers in their last two outings, though the inspiration for it has come in part from the criticism levelled at the players admits joint manager Donal Moloney. Speaking on the sideline after their emphatic eleven point win over Limerick, the Scariff man highlighted the scars…

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Clare qualify for Munster Final for second year in a row

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For the first time since 1999, Clare’s senior hurlers have qualified for back to back Munster Finals. Clare 0-26 Limerick 0-15 Venue: Cusack Park Limerick suffered their most comprehensive defeat of the year at the hands of a Clare side clearly lifted from their dramatic two point win over Tipperary seven days previous. At half…

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Limerick knock Clare out of minor championship

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Limerick have knocked Clare out of the 2018 Munster Minor Hurling Championship. Limerick 1-21 Clare 2-17 Venue: Cusack Park A late Cathal O’Neill effort was the difference between the sides for a finish. With one minute remaining in normal time, Clare led by two points but as additional time commenced they seemed to lose their…

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Clare lucky to draw with Limerick

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Clare and Limerick finished all square in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship on Saturday evening. Clare 0-08 Limerick 0-08 Venue: O’Garney Park, Sixmilebridge After opening round defeats to Galway and Kilkenny respectively, this outing was a must win for the Clare and Limerick camogie sides. With three teams progressing out of each group,…

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Podge & Seadna given starting spots instead of McGrath & Fitzgerald

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Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor have made two changes to their Clare team ahead of Sunday’s Munster SHC meeting with Limerick. Seadna Morey and Podge Collins are handed starting positions on the back of their performances when introduced in last weekend’s two point win over Tipperary. David Fitzgerald and Conor McGrath are the players to…

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Clare hurling heroes of 77 & 78 honoured

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Forty years on from winning back to back National League titles, the Clare senior hurlers of 1977 and 1978 were honoured with a civic reception by Clare County Council this week. Such an honour is the highest that can be bestowed by the local authority and this was not lost on this group. The reception…

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Tipp win showed Clare’s character

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Sunday’s two point win over Tipperary is going to “make a huge psychological difference to these players” according to Clare joint manager Gerry O’Connor. A native of Killanena, Gerry revealed that he and Donal Moloney felt that it could have been the end of the line for their tenure had Tipperary finished their Munster championship…

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Clare going ‘gung-ho’ for Limerick

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Clare have no choice but to go all out ahead of their meeting with Limerick in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship according to manager, Patricia O’Grady. Both sides lost out in their opening games, Galway defeated Clare by ten points while Limerick were eleven points adrift from Kilkenny. Patricia O’Grady told The Clare…

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Conlon – ‘These are the days you live for’

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Now in his tenth year on the Clare senior hurling panel, John Conlon gets the feeling that they are rediscovering the flair that helped them win an All-Ireland title five years ago. As the second oldest member of the panel, Conlon has certainly been setting the example thus far in this year’s championship. His exploits…

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Sixmilebridge confirmed as venue for camogie clash

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O’Garney Park, Sixmilebridge will host the meeting of Clare and Limerick in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship on Saturday. It is the first of three battles between the counties this weekend as they will go toe to toe in Cusack Park one day later in the Munster minor and senior hurling championship. 5pm…

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