*Aidan McCarthy attempts to shrug off the challenge of Enda O’Gorman. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Experienced heads helped Kilmurry Ibrickane secure a draw and another chance at becoming the 2019 Clare SFC champions, manager Aidan Moloney maintained but he also revealed the county final meeting with their neighbours has caused many people to lose hours of …
*Keith King & Shane Hickey tackle Eoin Curtin. Photograph: Martin Connolly Goalkeeper Ian McInerney stepped up with the vital score to send the Clare SFC final to a replay for the first time since 2016.
*Daragh Sexton offloads the ball under pressure from Sean Collins. Photograph: Sean Collins A first ever senior championship final meeting with neighbours St Josephs Miltown is the reward for Kilmurry Ibrickane following their two point win over thirteen man Cratloe on Sunday. Kilmurry Ibrickane 0-13 Cratloe 1-08 Venue: Cusack Park, Ennis
In a fortnight where positive stories about soccer in Ireland have been few and far between, Chloe Moloney has predicted that if anyone is to suffer from the suspension of Sport Ireland funding to the FAI, it will be the women while she’s also optimistic of progressing her own football career.