For what is believed to be the first time it has happened in Clare, a heifer will be up for grabs in a raffle as four young men from the county raise funds for Temple Street Children’s Hospital by running the New York City Marathon.
*Clare’s Cillian Brennan gets away from Paul Geaney of Kerry. Photograph: Martin Connolly WHEN I sit down to pen a column for The Clare Echo, a defeat is usually handled with a critical look at where the side has gone wrong. However on this occasion I can offer nothing but praise for this Clare team,…
*Kevin Harnett. Photograph: Raymond O’Mahony Kevin Harnett has regained his place on the Clare senior football team just over a month after breaking a bone in his cheek.
*Dean Ryan kicks a point for Clare. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare and Westmeath have both announced their starting teams for Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC Round Three Qualifier.
*Gavin Cooney. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare have made two changes for Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC round two qualifier with Leitrim from the side that exited the Munster SFC at the hands of Kerry earlier this month.
*Eimear Consdine. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/INPHO As a full-time secondary school teacher and Irish international, time is certainly of the essence for Eimear Considine, her colleagues have remarked she has “two different lives” and since concentrating on rugby a new chapter began in her action-packed sporting career.
Clare will play Kerry in the Munster senior championship semi-final for the fourth year in succession after overcoming Waterford on Saturday evening.
*Colm Collins celebrates at the final whistle. Photograph: Martin Connolly He was Clare’s hero in snatching a second round draw with Armagh, on Sunday David Tubridy stepped up once again finishing with 1-07 as they secured their first league win of 2019. Supporters who were cutting it tight on time to get to Cusack Park…