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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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Moloney mesmerised by Clare’s resilience

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Sunday’s win over Tipperary was the most satisfying achieved in Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor’s two year tenure in charge of the Clare senior hurlers. Satisfying indeed as Clare defeated Tipperary in the Munster SHC for the first time in fifteen years but for the vast majority of the contest it seemed as if Moloney…

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Clare support was ‘a long time coming’ – Duggan

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When they were needed most Clare’s supporters found their voice in Semple Stadium on Sunday and it didn’t go unnoticed by those in the heat of the battle. Clooney/Quin’s Peter Duggan hit the two winning points in additional time as Clare recorded their first win over Tipperary in the Munster Senior Hurling championship in fifteen…

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Clare drawn away to Offaly in qualifiers

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Clare have been handed an away draw in round two of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers. Colm Collins’ men have been paired against Offaly and the game will take place on the weekend of June 23/24th with O’Connor Park in Tullamore the expected venue. Following a twenty two point drubbing at the hands of Kerry in…

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Cusack Park to be packed for Clare vs Limerick

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Cusack Park is set to be full to capacity for next weekend’s Munster Senior Hurling Championship tie between Clare and Limerick. Munster GAA released a statement on Sunday evening confirming “that the tickets.ie allocation (online sales, Centra and Supervalu stores) for next Sunday’s Clare v Limerick game in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship at Cusack…

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