Countless milestones, memories and gatherings were taken from our reach in 2020 but once again sport came up trumps in providing joy and solace with many organisations also leading the way when it came local community responses during the pandemic, Head of Sport Páraic McMahon dishes out the gongs in the inaugural Clare Echo Sporting Awards.
A Sixmilebridge councillor has expressed dismay that the local authority could be waiting “another couple of years” for ESB to respond to a passed motion seeking the relocation of a pole.
Ennis Town were deservingly crowned Clare U17 soccer cup champions at the County grounds in Doora this Saturday afternoon but the final scoreline is a little unfair on Bridge United.
Bridge Utd’s youths side completed the league and cup double in the same week after fending off the challenge of neighbours Shannon Town on Thursday night.
Avenue Utd A and Newmarket Celtic A have claimed their respective places in the semi-finals of the Banner Carpets and Flooring Clare Cup.
*Photograph: Mark Hayes Newmarket Celtic have retained their title as Clare District Soccer League (CDSL) Premier Division champions.
Bridge Utd have been defeated in their efforts to qualify for a Munster Youths Cup Final.
Avenue’s slim chances of taking the Maloney Garden Machinery Premier Division will all come down to a ninety minute showdown with league leaders Newmarket Celtic.
Bridge Utd have qualified for the last four of the FAI Youths Cup for the first time in the club’s history.
Shannon Hibs collected a vital three points as part of the battle to remain in the Maloney Garden Machinery Premier Division coming from a goal down to beat Bridge Utd.