*PHOTO: John Mangan Clare’s footballers have lost in their opening round of the 2020 Allianz National Football League campaign.
*Colm Collins. Photograph: John Mangan Of all the present gaelic football managers in the country, Colm Collins is the second longest serving of them all.
Keelan Sexton was away for Clare’s championship run in 2019 but it’s as if he was never gone, such is the ease at which he has assimilated back into the squad.
*Ciarán Russell. Photograph: John Mangan On and off the pitch, Ciarán Russell has had an eventful few months.
*Ephie Fitzgerald & Ger Keane. Photograph: John Meyler Former Clare senior footballer, Ger Keane has been recruited as coach to the county’s ladies football side.
*Gavin Cooney. Photograph: Raymond O’Mahony Clare’s footballers picked up their first win of this season’s McGrath Cup in what was their final outing of the competition.
*Colm Collins. Photograph: Sportsfile Unearthing new talent and exposing young players to senior inter-county standards is the aim of the Clare footballers in the 2020 McGrath Cup.
*Pearse Lillis made a return to the Clare team. Photograph: Martin Connolly Two points separated Limerick and Clare as they began their McGrath Cup campaigns on Sunday afternoon with the Treaty County emerging as deserving winners.
*Gary Brennan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Gary Brennan’s contribution to football in the county has been lauded by Clare GAA secretary, Pat Fitzgerald.
*Davy O’Halloran. Photograph: Raymond O’Mahony A transfer request from two time All-Ireland U21 medallist Davy O’Halloran to leave Éire Óg has been approved by Clare GAA.