Sixmilebridge won their second Clare title in a week when the club’s junior B hurlers captured league honours on Sunday evening with victory over Clooney/Quin.

Sixmilebridge 4-16
Clooney/Quin 0-13
Venue: Fr Murphy Memorial Park, Newmarket-on-Fergus

Luke O’Halloran hit the net in the first quarter to put the Bridge into a 1-6 to 0-3 lead at the first water break. He added a second goal in the second quarter to see his side lead 2-8 to 0-4 at half time.

Veteran Stiofan Fitzpatrick was introduced at half time and repaid the management’s confidence with a goal while Eoin Hogan who replaced Niall Gilligan closed off the game with the winner’s fourth goal

After the game Mikey O’Halloran accepted the cup on behalf of the winners from County chairman Jack Chaplin and the Bridge now turn their focus to the championship in the coming weeks.

Sixmilebridge: Gerry O’Halloran; Billy Maxwell, Tadhg Keogh, Jonathan Hayes; Shaun Murray (0-1), Paul Fitzpatrick(0-1), Kieran Liddane; Robert Conlon, Michael O’Halloran; Evan Murphy (0-3), Niall Gilligan, Matthew Hurley; Thomas Liddy (0-1), Luke O’Halloran (2-10 2f), Cian Hogan.

Subs: Donald Devanney (0-1) for Hurley; Stiofan Fitzpatrick (1-0) for Hogan; Eoin Hogan (1-0) for Gilligan; Jason Murphy for Maxwell; Evan O’Callaghan for Conlon

Clooney-Quin: Cormac O’Halloran; Paul Reynolds, Martin Frain, Johnnie O’Sullivan; Sean McMahon, Oisin Egan, Shane Harrisson; Brendan Dolan, Colm Cassidy; Conor Clune, Andrew Considine, Willie Corbett; Liam Keating, Aidan Daffy, Paul Leamy;

Subs: Bosco Cunningham for Clune; Sean McGrath for Corbett; Brian Clune for O’Sullivan.

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