*Photograph: Burren Eye Photography Defeat in Sunday’s Munster Intermediate club final brought the curtain down on St Breckans’ year, manager Donie Garrihy was pleased to see his charges fighting till the end as they had pledged to do.
*Photo: Burren Eye Photography St Breckans have come up short in their bid to be crowned Munster intermediate club champions for the first time.
*Alan Sweeney & Daniel Carey. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Nine years ago, St Breckans clashed with Kerry opponents in the Munster club intermediate football final and came up short, they are in familiar territory on Sunday as they face Templenoe from the Kingdom in the provincial decider.
*St Breckans manager Donie Garrihy. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Child of Prague statues are more associated with trying to get divine assistance on the big wedding day but in Lisdoovnarna and Doolin those same statues may be seen as they pray for fine weather this Sunday on what is another very big day,…
*St Breckans’ Aiden Davidson. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) St Breckans have sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Munster intermediate football club championship with a strong third quarter seeing them past Limerick champions Galtee Gaels.
*St Breckans celebrate their intermediate success. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) St Breckans pride themselves on being a senior club which as full forward Joseph McGann pointed out brought with it a degree of pressure to get over the line in Saturday’s intermediate final.
*Donie Garrihy embraces Maccon Byrne. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Donie Garrihy will always have a special place in the folklore of Clare soccer but on Saturday he achieved with his local GAA club St Breckans guiding their return to the senior ranks at the first attempt.
*Aiden Davidson and Jack Sheedy celebrate. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) St Breckans have sealed their return to the senior ranks of Clare football, twelve months after being relegated.
*Donie Garrihy. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Passion and pride are two traits Donie Garrihy will always bring to the fore regardless of the sport, so long as his native place is concerned.
*FILE PHOTO: Aidan Davidson in action for St Breckans. Photograph: Gary Collins Kildysart and St Breckans will meet in the final of the Clare IFC following their respective semi-final wins over the weekend.