Getting their hands on Jack Daly for the first time since 2017 has given Kilmurry Ibrickane supporters the perfect tonic in the midst of a global pandemic, star man Keelan Sexton believed.
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.
Kilmurry Ibrickane have collected their sixteenth Clare senior football championship and first since 2017.
After almost two decades of service to his club at senior level, Michael Hogan will sign off on Kilmurry Ibrickane career and sixty minutes separate him from having a fairytale ending.
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.
New management teams are finding it more difficult to advance in the 2020 Clare SHC and SFC which has been dubbed as “the COVID championship”.
Kilmurry Ibrickane have qualified for their tenth Clare SFC semi-final in twelve years after overcoming the challenge of Éire Óg on Sunday afternoon.
In a repeat pairing of last year’s county final, Kilmurry Ibrickane turned the tables to advance to the Clare SFC quarter-finals.
While “winning is nice, teams that win their first round game are unlikely to get too excited”.
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