Patrick Crotty takes on Eoin Guilfoyle and John Cahill. Photograph: Sport Action Photography BOTH FAVOURITES to win the U21A hurling title have been paired at opposite sides of the draw for the semi-finals.
*Barry Morrissey and Rory O’Connell swarm Louis McCormack. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill FOUR TEAMS are left standing in the race for U21A hurling glory while three of the semi-final spots in the B championship have been filled.
*Marie O’Callaghan, Tom O’Callaghan and Darragh O’Callaghan. Photograph: Joe Buckley TOM O’CALLAGHAN is to become the newest Clare councillor after he received the majority backing from Fianna Fáil members in Ennis to fill the seat vacated by Mark Nestor.
*Darragh McAllister is one of the four candidates. FOUR FIANNA FÁIL CANDIDATES have been shortlisted for convention to determine who will be co-opted to Clare County Council to fill the vacancy left by Mark Nestor.
*Clarecastle’s James Doherty. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill The last two quarter final places in this season’s under 21 A hurling championship were filled this Saturday afternoon with Inagh/Kilnamona and Clarecastle coming through to join Corofin/Ruan, Scariff-Ogonnelloe, Clooney-Quin, St. Josephs, Clonlara, and Sixmilebridge.
*Killian O’Connor (right) was in flying form for Corofin/Ruan. Photograph: Chris Copley THE RACE for the under 21 A hurling championship got underway on Saturday when three games were played.
*Patrick Crotty will be a key part of the Scariff/Ogonnelloe attack. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Twenty six teams will set out this weekend in search of under 21 hurling championship honours.