*Gary Cooney. Photograph: Eamon Ward A career best was recorded by Border Electric in Limerick on Saturday night while Flyers Iniesta was the only Clare dog to reach the next round of the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial.
As tipped in The Clare Echo last week, Bling Bling Paul bounced back from defeat to win the Epic Hero Leger A4 525 Sweepstake Final at the Limerick Track on Saturday night last when wins were also recorded by former Clare hurler Sean Stack and current panellist Gary Cooney.
O’Callaghans Mills manager Donach O’Donnell has committed to the East Clare side for 2021. Beaten finalists in last year’s championship, O’Callaghans Mills fell short against neighbours Sixmilebridge after recording wins over Broadford, Clonlara, Inagh/Kilnamona and Clonlara. O’Donnell’s decision to stay on which he announced to the panel prior to Christmas will be seen as a …
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.
Understandably O’Callaghans Mills coach Donach O’Donnell was disappointed with the result of Sunday’s Clare senior hurling final and he didn’t hide that disappointment when reflecting on the contest shortly after the final whistle.
Wins at the Galway Track on Friday and Saturday night for Owner Trainer Donal Cooney proved the ideal start for the O’Callaghans Mills man who continued his winning streak in Cusack Park as part of the management team that led the Fireballs back into the last eight of the Clare SHC.