*Broadford celebrate. Photograph: Martin Cooper After five years of trying, Broadford have sealed their return to the top tier in Clare hurling.
*Tom Hannan chases after Bryan Donnellan. Photograph: Chris Copley Twin telepathy is an ongoing debate, you may believe it or you may not but upon hearing the similar injuries of serious degrees sustained by Hannan twins of St Josephs Doora/Barefield, one may have their views altered.
*Tony O’Brien, John Corcoran, Paraic Boland, Tom Howard & Alan Kilcoyne. Photograph: Martin Cooper. Broadford GAA club is the centre of the universe in the East Clare village, should they secure promotion to the senior ranks at the fifth time of asking may result in earthquakes rippling through its core such is the excitement for…
*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.
*St Josephs Doora/Barefield’s David Conroy. Photograph: Martin Connolly St Josephs Doora/Barefield produced a remarkable comeback to force extra time and seal their place in the Clare IHC decider.
*Shane Hickey and Shane Gleeson will be crossing paths in two weeks. Photograph: Martin Connolly Fresh off the back of the weekend’s quarter-finals, the semi-final draw for the Clare SFC and IFC took place on Monday evening.
*Sabhbh Edwards Murphy. Photo courtesy Limerick Lions Club / Aleksey Bodrov Basketball in Clare is on the rise according to followers of the sport and if that’s the case, Sabhbh Edwards Murphy is set to be the poster girl and inspiration for anyone taking up the sport.
*Sixmilebridge’s Jamie Shanahan watched by Conor Deasy. Photograph: Chris Copley Semi-final pairings have been announced for the Clare SHC and IHC.
*Donal Moloney & Gerry O’Connor. Photograph: Martin Connolly A review is to be concluded before a decision is made known regarding next year’s Clare senior hurling management team.
*Kerry’s Niamh Leen collides with Louise Brown and Orla Mooney of Clare. Photograph: ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry Success may have eluded them this year but the ambition for the Clare Junior camogie side is to contest the 2020 All-Ireland decider.