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Clare to face Tipperary & Dublin in All-Ireland camogie campaign

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Clare’s opponents in the 2020 All-Ireland senior and junior championships have been unveiled.

With no league campaign to conclude, focus will firmly be fixed on championship when Ger O’Connell’s side resume their preparations later this year. The senior side recorded league wins over Kilkenny and Offaly this year while in their final outing of 2020, they lost out to Waterford.

For a new look championship format, they have been drawn in Group 3 where they will take on Tipperary and Dublin. Two teams from each group will advance to the knockout stages, the winners of Group 1 and 2 book their place in the semi-finals while the county to top Group 3 will be in the quarter-finals alongside the second placed team from each group.

After reaching the last four in 2019, Clare’s Junior side have been paired in Group 1 alongside Offaly and Wexford. Two of the three teams will progress to the semi-finals. Armagh, Limerick, Waterford and Roscommon will face off in Group 2.

The 2020 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland championships will be ran off between October and December.

Senior:
Group 1 – Galway, Cork, Offaly, Wexford.
Group 2 – Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford, Westmeath.
Group 3 – Tipperary, Clare, Dublin.

Junior:
Group 1 – Clare, Offaly, Wexford.
Group 2 – Armagh, Limerick, Roscommon, Waterford.

Páraic McMahon is Head of News & Sport with The Clare Echo. The Newmarket-on-Fergus native also writes for national papers including The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent and The Irish Times along with doing work for RTÉ, Today FM, TheJournal.ie and The42.ie. A graduate of Mary Immaculate College, Páraic was previously employed by The Clare Herald and Clare FM. If you have a story, tip or some feedback for him then send an email to - paraic@clareecho.ie

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