*Aidan McCarthy in action for Clare. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Mark O’Donnell this week explores technical versus survival mode and the various implications associated with each method.
Clare needed to be six or seven points ahead at half time in Monday’s Munster under 20 hurling championship quarter final clash with title holders Tipperary as there was a strong breeze blowing down the field.
He has captained and managed his club to senior championship success before but Aiden ‘Horse’ Moloney maintained their 2020 victory was as merited as successful campaigns in years previously.
In a high scoring Clare senior football championship semi-final, Kilmurry-Ibrickane’s greater calmness under pressure proved decisive as they edged a most entertaining contest with Lissycasey.
The Fireballs certainly lived up to their historical moniker as O’Callaghan’s Mills brushed aside the challenge of Inagh-Kilnamona to cement their place in a second semi-final in three years in Cusack Park on Sunday afternoon.
After carving out potential match-winning positions on two previous occasions, Inagh-Kilnamona finally cemented victory at the third attempt in what was a fully merited result in Cusack Park on Friday evening.
Despite registering seventeen wides, Inagh-Kilnamona managed a comfortable win over Clooney-Quin in this Clare senior hurling championship first round game at Cusack Park on Friday evening.