Clare’s senior footballers have exited the championship falling at the first hurdle as they suffered a three point defeat to Tipperary on Sunday afternoon.
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.
Smith O’Briens have qualified for their fourth Clare IHC semi-final in six years after clawing their way back to force extra time and send Corofin crashing out of the competition.
Voting for Clare’s greatest senior football team (1990 – 2020) continues with attention now turning to defence.
*Ciarán Russell. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Clare’s senior footballers have collected their second win of the 2020 Allianz National Football League.
*Clare’s Eoin Hayes. Photograph: John Mangan Lack of belief and desire hindered Clare’s chances of progression in the Oscar Traynor,…
Clare’s Oscar Traynor side are stronger this year, manager Shane Keegan has maintained.
*Dermot Coughlan in possession. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Clare’s senior footballers slumped to their second defeat in the Allianz National Football…
*Clare’s Ciarán Russell. Photograph: John Mangan Clare’s senior footballers have picked up their first win of the 2020 Allianz National…