The line up for the Clare under 21 A football championship was completed this Sunday with Kilrush/Killimer and Wolfe Tones sealing their places in the last eight.
Kilrush/Killimer entertained Éire Óg and emerged with four points to spare while Wolfe Tones proved too strong for Cooraclare in a game played at Shannon.
Kilrush/Killimer bounce back from heavy first round loss
Kilrush/Killimer 0-10 
Éire Óg 0-6
Venue: Captain Tubridy Memorial Park, Kilrush
Good performances from Michael and Jack Kelleher, Dylan O’Brien, Euan Kelly and Sean Canny helped Kilrush/Killimer to this victory.
After suffering a heavy first round loss to Corofin, they have responded impressively with this victory.
Sunday’s game was played in difficult weather conditions on a heavy pitch. The home side took a grip on proceedings in the opening half and had opened a three point lead by half time when the score was 0-6 to 0-3.
With Odhran Cunningham doing well as a sweeper and with Sean Canny helping to curb the threat of Éire Óg senior star Mark McInerney, the West Clare outfit took command of proceedings
Oran Cahill was absent from the Ennis side’s line out having played for the under 21 hurlers on Friday night, a game that went to extra time while Jarlath Collins didn’t play due to injury.
Kilrush/Killimer; Cian Corry; Kieran Bermingham, Evan Power, Sean Purtill; Liam Culligan, Sean Canny, Daniel Moloney; Euan Kelly, Dylan O’Brien; Michael Kelleher, Jack Kelleher, Tadhg Lysaght; Odhran Cunningham, Conor Fennell, Keith Crowley.
Subs: Joe Meehan for Fennell; Harry Looney for Crowley.
Éire Óg; Peadar O’Keeffe; Hugh Connolly, Eoin Guilfoyle, Conor Kilcawley; Fionn Treacy, Gavin D’Auria, Michael Hedegan; Niall O’Donoghue, Sean Mullooly; Kevin Moloney, Mark McInerney, Sean Perrill; Andrew McElwee, Stephen Talty, James Lyne;
Subs: Manus Doherty for Kilcawley; Alex McNamara for K. Moloney; Luke Pyne for Lyne; Cian Howard for Mullooly
Second half goals vital for Wolfe Tones
Wolfe Tones 2-10 
Cooraclare 0-12
Venue: Wolfe Tones GAA Grounds, Shannon
Second half goals from Daithi Lohan and Ben O’Neill steered Wolfe Tones to the last eight when they proved too strong for Cooraclare in a well contested game in Shannon on Sunday.
At the end of an evenly fought first half the sides were level at 0-7 each. Lohan’s goal five minutes into the second half helped his side to open a four point lead but Cooraclare with Micheál Garry in great form fought back to level again.
The Shannon club’s second goal gave them back a lead they would hold to the final whistle.
Micheal Garry top scored on the day, landing 0-9 of his side’s total.
Wolfe Tones; Fionn McInerney; Aaron Kelly, Liam Murphy, Mark O’Sullivan; Liam Divilly, Eoghan Casey, Brian Murphy; Daithi Lohan, Jack Ryan; Colin Riordan, Craig Riordan, Liam O’Dwyer; Ben O’Neill, Gavin Carigg. Dara O’Neill.
Subs; Tan Greene for Divilly; Jamie Halpin for O’Dwyer; Daniel Riordan for Colin Riordan.
Cooraclare; Oisin Morrissey; Jake Garry, Ronan Donnellan, Noel Gavin; Gary
Donnellan, Gearod Lillis, Jimmy Gallagher; Micheal Garry, Padraig O’Donoghue; Mark Hehir, Sean Browne, Gary Cunningham; Kevin O’Gorman, Brian McNamara, Jack Carey;
Subs; John Lillis for O’Gorman.
Quarter final pairings:
A meeting of the CCC on Sunday evening completed the quarter-final draws in both the A and B championships.
U21A football quarter-finals:
Cill Cúil Gaels v Kilrush / Killimer
Corofin v Wolfe Tones
Ennistymon v Western Gaels
St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield v St Joseph’s Miltown
U21B football quarter-finals:
St Breckan’s v Western Gaels (2) or Banner
Clarecastle v Lissycasey
Clondegad v Cratloe / Corofin (2)
Doonbeg v Kilmurry Ibrickane

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