Joint manager of the Clare junior camogie team, Ann-Marie McGann has outlined that members of the panel have departed due to concerns regarding COVID-19.
In a display that could only be admired, Tipperary emphatically secured the opening points of this year’s Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship on Sunday afternoon.
Clare’s Junior camogie side got their 2020 All-Ireland campaign off to a winning start bridging a seven point deficit to win by eight points.
Two of Clare’s most experienced camogie players have rejoined the county panel ahead of the start of the All-Ireland championship next weekend.
Much was spoken about Newmarket’s vast experience ahead of Saturday’s decider but none could match Fiona Lafferty’s remarkable achievement of a seventh senior camogie title.
Inagh-Kilnamona stormed back to the summit of Clare Camogie after a blissfully clincial performance garnered a fourth McMahon Cup in five seasons in Fr. McNamara Park on Saturday afternoon.
Newmarket-on-Fergus are remarkably contesting their tenth final in eleven seasons this weekend. But having lost the last four including three-in-a-row to Saturday’s opponents Inagh-Kilnamona, they will have to use all of their undoubted powers of resilience and endurance to get back to the top according to captain Aimee McInerney.
Belying her mere 22 years, Inagh-Kilnamona captain Clare Hehir speaks and plays with a maturity befitting her vast club, third level and inter-county experience.
Having lost their three year senior camogie stranglehold at the semi-final stage in 2019, Inagh-Kilnamona are back with a vengeance this year as a renewed freshness and vigour has permeated throughout the squad once more according to manager Eugene Foudy.
The timely litmus test for both contenders was eventually edged by Newmarket-on-Fergus after firing the last four points to progress to a sixth consecutive Clare senior camogie championship final.