*Aoife Corey. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography A HISTORIC day for Clare rugby will transpire on Saturday as seven young athletes from the Banner will take on the iconic Barbarians in Thomond Park in the red of Munster.
*David Conroy excelled for the winners. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill CURRENT intermediate champions St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield have successfully retained their senior status in their first season back in the top tier and in the process relegated Wolfe Tones.
*Ikem Ugwueru. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill. ÉIRE ÓG’s quest to win three senior football titles in a row is still alive but only just after they were brought to extra time by their neighbours St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield.
*Conor Whelan finished as Whitegate’s top scorer. Photograph: Ruth Griffin BODYKE finished the group stages of the Clare IHC unbeaten while Ruan and Whitegate ended their last game of the round with a draw to ensure they all advanced to the knockout stages.
*David Fitzgerald on the attack. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill INAGH/KILNAMONA produced a commanding second half to ensure they will play no part in the relegation series of the Clare SHC and in the process sent Doora/Barefield into a battle for survival.
*Fine Gael colleagues, Cllr Johnny Flynn & Cllr Mary Howard were among those to clash. RISING LEVELS OF CRIME and anti-social behaviour in the county town served as the main discussion at the first meeting of the Ennis Municipal District following its summer recess.