Darragh Sexton was one of the finds of the summer in 2016 when Kilmurry Ibrickane won a first Clare SFC title in four years, they retained the title a year later but with three seasons deprived of championship success, the defender made sure to absorb the moment as he got reacquainted with the Jack Daly.
Getting their hands on Jack Daly for the first time since 2017 has given Kilmurry Ibrickane supporters the perfect tonic in the midst of a global pandemic, star man Keelan Sexton believed.
He has captained and managed his club to senior championship success before but Aiden ‘Horse’ Moloney maintained their 2020 victory was as merited as successful campaigns in years previously.
Cratloe manager Colm Collins was clearly very disappointed with the outcome of the senior football final.
Kilmurry Ibrickane have collected their sixteenth Clare senior football championship and first since 2017.
Cratloe and Kilmurry-Ibrickane last met in the Clare senior football final in 2016 when a replay was needed to produce a winner.
Relations are plentiful throughout the Kilmurry Ibrickane senior squad, it adds to the existing family atmosphere which is underpinned by the Hickey brothers.
Conal O’Hanlon has been one of Cratloe’s star performers in this season’s senior championship campaign.
After almost two decades of service to his club at senior level, Michael Hogan will sign off on Kilmurry Ibrickane career and sixty minutes separate him from having a fairytale ending.
Roscommon native Fearghal Carroll has been part of the Cratloe club since 2012 and believes this year has been an eye-opening one for the GAA with the focus predominantly on clubs.