*Peter Duggan and Mike Casey in action. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Some pundits felt that the hurling championship needed a good Munster Final, and they will not be disappointed, with Clare and Limerick delivering a classic. Seamus Flanagan said afterwards it was a game for the ages, and in keeping with his performance, he was spot …
*Sean Stack. Photograph: Joe Buckley Freedom has been key to Clare’s progress to date according to Sean Stack who believes a low concession of frees is vital to the Banner sealing a first senior provincial title in over two decades.
*Tony Kelly points under pressure from Sean Finn. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill The heavyweight clash of Limerick and Clare lived up to its billing as it played out in the colosseum of Cusack Park yesterday.
*Tony Kelly gets away from Cathal O’Neill and Oisin O’Reilly. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Growing up in South-East Clare just on the better side of the Clare-Limerick border meant this rivalry has always been the most intense for me.