Eimear O’Connnor was on the frontline for her country earlier this year, the Coolmeen woman is anxious to be in the coalface this weekend but this time for her county.
One more line of the field requires your say to determine who will line on Clare’s greatest senior hurling team of the past three decades. Plenty of debates have already taken place as attempts were made to figure out who gets to line out from one to twelve (voting for which is still open, if …
*Cathal O’Connor. Photograph: John Mangan Sunday marks Clare’s first home outing in the 2020 Allianz National Football League, basis errors from their one point loss to Westmeath have to be rectified in the eyes of Cathal O’Connor.
*Pearse Lillis made a return to the Clare team. Photograph: Martin Connolly Two points separated Limerick and Clare as they began their McGrath Cup campaigns on Sunday afternoon with the Treaty County emerging as deserving winners.
*Eoin Cleary under pressure from the Kerry defence. Photograph: Martin Connolly CROSSING south over the River Shannon last Saturday after an evening spent at Pairc Sean MacDiarmada, I faced into two hours and 10 minutes to savour in the car as myself (and my son) reflected on an impressive win.
*Paul Geaney gets away from Cillian Brennan in Fitzgerald Stadium. Photograph: Martin Connolly If recent history is all we have to go on, there are two contrasting memories for the Clare footballers who line out at Cusack Park on Saturday evening around the same time Liverpool and Spurs face off in the Champions League final …
*Sean O’Donoghue leaps in the air watched by David Tubridy. Photograph: Martin Connolly Three of Colm Collins’ key men have overcome various injury complaints and are available for selection as Kerry travel to Ennis on Saturday with a place in the Munster senior football championship on offer.