*Jo Keane. Photograph: John Mangan “Sport gives you something to focus on” according to Jo Keane who is on countdown mode as she prepares to commence a scholarship in the US this August.
*Hazel McMahon. Public stereotypes of bodybuilders are incorrect as they do not take into account the mental and physical battles endured by athletes according to Hazel McMahon who has represented her country in the sport which is one she fell in love with after health scares.
*Aimee McInerney breaks away from Granagh/Ballingarry’s Fiona Morrissey during the 2015 Munster club championship semi-final. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Concussions, sprains and bruises, it would need to take a lot more to stop Aimee McInerney from lining out for her beloved Newmarket-on-Fergus on county final day.
*The Scariff/Ogonnelloe side that contested the 2016 Junior All-Ireland. Photograph: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson Having been the most consistent senior camogie side in the county this year, Scariff/Ogonnelloe are on a mission to make their first championship final appearance a memorable one.
*Sabhbh Edwards Murphy. Photo courtesy Limerick Lions Club / Aleksey Bodrov Basketball in Clare is on the rise according to followers of the sport and if that’s the case, Sabhbh Edwards Murphy is set to be the poster girl and inspiration for anyone taking up the sport.
*Norma Cahill with her daughter Róisín. From Ennis to Eindhoven, Norma Cahill has conquered the world in a swimming sense in a career that has seen her accumulate National, European and World records.
*Brid MacNamara at Fr Murphy Memorial Park, Newmarket-on-Fergus. Photograph: Veronica McMahon To have held the smallest of involvements with Clare camogie in the past two decades be it as a supporter, player, mentor or officer, Brid MacNamara is a name you’ll know because truth be told she is at the backbone of the organisation within …