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.
O’Callaghans Mills contest a first Clare SHC final since 1993 on Sunday and once again they will face off with dear neighbours Sixmilebridge in the county decider.
Tubber owned Sues Newhall was one of the winning newcomers in Galway at the weekend while Sporting Pat was the highlight of Saturday’s racing in Limerick.
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.
One Ennistymon priest was among the winning greyhound owners in Galway following the weekend’s racing action.
Clare greyhound owners were smiling in Galway over the weekend.