*Shauna Harvey of West Clare Gaels. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill The way is clear for the semi-finals of the Clare ladies senior football championship following the weekend’s games when West Clare Gaels, Kilmurry Ibrickane and title holders Banner Ladies were all victorious.
*Ellie O’Dwyer is left with nowhere to go by Shauna Melican, Gillian Griffin and Louise Griffin. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography Banner Ladies got their challenge for a fourth successive Clare ladies football senior championship title off to a winning start on Sunday morning when they defeated West Clare Gaels at Kilkee.
*The experienced Louise Henchy helped to keep the tie in the balance until the final whistle. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill A mixture of pride and heartbreak in equal measure for Banner Ladies who were edged out by long-suffering Munster bridesmaids Ballyacarbry for a first senior club crown in 22 years in Mallow GAA Complex on Sunday …