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).
A previous leap of faith has served Damien McMahon in good stead and he’s hoping the same will apply with his latest venture.
Torpey Hurley’s have released their brand new sustainable Bambú hurley, an innovation in sports engineering that has been sculpted and shaped, behind the scenes, for the past six years.
Ballyea booked their spot in the last four of the Clare SHC following a hard-fought encounter with Kilmaley on Saturday evening.
The Clare Senior Hurling Championships could be completely behind closed doors for the very first time but that unprecedented outcome shouldn’t take from the quality and intensity of fare on offer writes Eoin Brennan who looks ahead to this weekend’s intriguing knock-out quartet of senior hurling championship matches.