*Sixmilebridge’s Niall Gilligan. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Sixmilebridge’s Niall Gilligan has announced his retirement from hurling, bringing the curtain down on a glittering and memorable career.
*Peter Duggan gets away from Wexford’s Matthew O’Hanlon. Photograph: Martin Connolly All Star forward Peter Duggan will not be part of the Clare senior hurling panel in 2020.
*Main image by John Mangan WHEN you walk into Taylor’s Bar in Ennis, on most winter nights a few things can be taken for granted, writes Stuart Holly. You’ll walk underneath a ‘fáilte’ sign at the front door before being warmly greeted by a blazing open fire to your right and the face of a…
*Cathal Malone netted a hat-trick for Sixmilebridge. Photograph: John Meyler Seven games took place in the Clare senior hurling championship on Saturday marking the beginning of the 2019 campaign.
42 Clare children who were without a secondary school place for September are to be accepted into Ennis Community College.
*Clare’s Dylan Downes. Photograph: Martin Connolly Fergal Lynch has experience of Munster Final day as a player and now a manager, neither occasion had a successful outcome.
For the second time this year, the minor hurlers of Clare and Limerick face off in championship action, Banner boss Fergal Lynch is determined they won’t make the same mistakes from their June 9th meeting.
*Clare’s Orlaith Duggan. Photograph: Martin Connolly One week on from their nineteen point defeat to Cork, Clare’s senior camogie side shows a single change for their trip to Meath.
*Cormac Murphy, Oisin Clune & Sean Ronan celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Martin Connolly Qualifying for the Munster Final has been the goal for the Clare minor hurlers since November according to their manager, Clooney/Quin clubman Fergal Lynch.
*Ger O’Halloran. Photograph: Martin Connolly In his second bid to become a county councillor, Ger O’Halloran once again came up short as the closest candidate to the elected bunch.