Countless milestones, memories and gatherings were taken from our reach in 2020 but once again sport came up trumps in providing joy and solace with many organisations also leading the way when it came local community responses during the pandemic, Head of Sport Páraic McMahon dishes out the gongs in the inaugural Clare Echo Sporting Awards.
Clare needed to be six or seven points ahead at half time in Monday’s Munster under 20 hurling championship quarter final clash with title holders Tipperary as there was a strong breeze blowing down the field.
Clare U20 manager Sean Doyle is upbeat for his side’s chances when they meet Tipperary on Monday despite the loss of key man, Aidan McCarthy.
Corofin/Ruan’s bid to complete back to back Minor A hurling titles remains on track after they recorded a comprehensive fourteen point semi-final win on Wednesday evening.
Despite registering seventeen wides, Inagh-Kilnamona managed a comfortable win over Clooney-Quin in this Clare senior hurling championship first round game at Cusack Park on Friday evening.
2019 was a massive jolt in the right direction for Inagh-Kilnamona, having finally made the leap from dark horses to genuine contenders following an interminably extended period of transition.
GAA officials have decided to conclude all All-Ireland post primary schools competitions thus ending the involvement of St Flannan’s College in the Croke Cup.
*Oisin O’Donnell holds off his marker. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Last Saturday’s victory by St. Flannan’s over St. Kieran’s was “as…
*Jarlath Collins claims the sliotar from the sky. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill. Mighty mighty Flannans, the chant of the Clare school’s…
*Conner Hegarty in full flight. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill When Conner Hegarty walked the hallways of St Flannan’s College as a…