As sporting activity remains on hold, The Clare Echo will for the next few weeks sharing the insights of young, ambitious coaches to aid trainers across the county as they continue preparing for a return to action. This week, LIT GAA Games Development Officer, Mark O’Donnell tackles language – the good, the bad and the ugly.
If clinching an 11th senior ladies football crown in just 13 seasons wasn’t sweet enough, the fact that Banner Ladies Captain Grainne Nolan was lifting the coveted cup for the first time certainly piped the celebratory icing on the cake in Doonbeg on Sunday.
Just as West Clare manager Michael Carmody’s name is synonymous in football circles in the West Clare penninsula, so is the name of Banner Ladies manager J.J. O’Dea throughout North Clare.
*Dermot Coughlan in possession. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Clare’s senior footballers slumped to their second defeat in the Allianz National Football league, losing to Roscommon on Sunday.