With inter-provincial action continuing, Clare’s representation in the Munster ranks remains high.

Both Chisom Ugwueru and Aoife Carey produced strong eighty minute performances for the Munster women’s side in the Interpros as they beat Ulster 50-5. The two Clare backs made their debut for the province with Chisom scoring a try before half-time.

Clooney’s Siobhan McCarthy who is with the Railway RFC club in Dublin and Clodagh O’Halloran of Kilkishen who plays with UL Bohs lined out in the second row and back row respectively. They welcome Connacht to Musgrave Park this coming Saturday in the second round.

On Saturday, the Munster U18 club side had five Clare teenagers in its squad as they lost to Ulster 17-14. Kilrush RFC’s Darragh Burns started on the back row with Craig Riordan of St Senan’s RFC on the wing. Ennis RFC’s Luca Cleary was introduced from the bench as was Kilrush hooker Donnacha Morrissey with Jack Scahill of Ennis part of the extended panel.

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