*Gary Brennan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Gary Brennan’s contribution to football in the county has been lauded by Clare GAA secretary, Pat Fitzgerald.
*Gary Brennan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s senior footballers have been dealt a mammoth blow as captain Gary Brennan will not be part of the panel in 2020.
*Dermot Coughlan. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Dermot Coughlan’s Clare minor football management for 2020 has been confirmed.
*Éire Óg’s Dara Walsh will be facing off with Doonbeg in the last eight. Photograph: Mark Hayes Cratloe versus Ennistymon is the pick of the round following Monday evening’s draw for the Clare SFC quarter-finals.
*Colin Smyth breaks away from James Murphy and Gary Brennan. Photograph: Mark Hayes Éire Óg recorded back to back championship wins sending 2017 finalists Clondegad into a relegation battle.
Amalgamation Naomh Eoin/O’Currys will be exempt from relegation in the 2019 Clare SFC.
*Conor Cleary in Cusack Cup action. Photograph: Martin Connolly St Josephs Miltown begin the defence of the Jack Daly this weekend as the Clare senior football and intermediate championships commence.
*Farmers protesting at Kepak, Tiermaclane. Photograph: John Mangan An estimated 800 people in the county have thus far partaken in peaceful protests led by farmers.
Clare’s attempts to make the Super 8s came up just short with captain Gary Brennan visibly drained and emotional following their one point defeat.
*Meath’s Ethan Devine puts Gary Brennan under pressure. Photograph: Martin Connolly As each round of the qualifiers progresses so too does the quality of the opposition and Clare captain Gary Brennan insisted their performances to date will not be enough to overcome Meath.