Time waits for no man, woman or child, athletes too are included in this bracket and unfortunately the talent and ability of Tony Kelly cannot be bottled to pass onto future generations.
Clare dogs have continued their top form both in Galway and in the capital with Coolavanny Chick’s latest wins among the highlights.
Clare football has received a massive boost ahead of the resumption of inter county activity with the news that Gary Brennan and Jamie Malone have rejoined the squad.
For Sixmilebridge goalkeeper Derek Fahy, the team’s joint captain, Sunday’s championship victory was “a very proud moment”.
Sixmilebridge are anxious to get rid of what they call “the second year jinx”.
O’Callaghans Mills have qualified for their first Clare SHC final since 1993 after finishing with an unanswered 1-04 to dump Ballyea out of the championship.
A family affair saw Jacobs First turn on the heat in Galway over the weekend while the much-anticipated Emerald Isle Irish Cambridgeshire Semi Finals drew plenty of interest in Limerick.
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.
The Browne’s of Ballyea stole the show in Galway over the weekend with three of their dogs, Own Spice, Karakal Jon and Rathmeehan Hill racing home in first position.
Championship favourites Sixmilebridge and Ballyea have avoided each other in the semi-final draw of the Clare senior hurling championship (SHC).