For Sixmilebridge goalkeeper Derek Fahy, the team’s joint captain, Sunday’s championship victory was “a very proud moment”.
Sixmilebridge have claimed the Clare SHC for the fifteenth time overcoming neighbours O’Callaghans Mills by eight points on Sunday afternoon.
Reigning Clare senior hurling champions Sixmilebridge eeked out a one point win over Eire Og in a hard fought contest where the result was in doubt throughout.
Both Éire Óg and O’Callaghan’s Mills will be aiming to make it third time lucky against the last two champions Sixmilebridge and Ballyea who have dominated the Canon Hamilton Cup for the past five seasons writes Eoin Brennan who previews the penultimate stage clashes in this year’s County Senior Hurling Championship.
Reigning Clare SHC champions Sixmilebridge are the first side to secure their place in the semi-finals of the competition.
Workmanlike is perhaps the best way of describing Sixmilebridge’s safe passage to a fourth successive senior quarter-final in Cusack Park on Saturday evening.
Sixmilebridge have got their defence of the Canon Hamilton off to a winning start recording a five point win over Éire Óg.
Few can argue that Sixmilebridge were the top team of the decade just gone in Co Clare but one glaring statistic jumps out, their inability to complete back to back titles.
*Seadna Morey & Podge Collins. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) It was a day to forget for Sixmilebridge as…
Alex Morey’s return to the Sixmilebridge team in 2019 was instrumental in them getting their hands on the Canon Hamilton…