Like all inter county GAA team managers, Clare boss, Colm Collins is delighted that competitive action returns this week with the opening games in the Allianz football league.
Just under three years after calling time on his long career between the posts for the Clare footballers, Joe Hayes finds himself in the opposing camp as the Munster senior football championship commences this weekend.
*Jamie Malone. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography Weather conditions were anything but enticing but all bar three fixtures in Division 1, 2, 3 and 5 went ahead as the race for football league honours in Clare for 2020 got underway.
*Conor Cleary embraces Seanie Malone. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Conor Cleary deservedly picked up the man of the match award following St Joseph Miltown’s success in the Clare SFC on Sunday, for the towering midfielder getting to line out alongside his twin brother Eoin made their win all the more special.
*Seanie Malone holds up Dermot Coughlan. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill St Josephs Miltown retained the Jack Daly for the first time in their history overcoming neighbours Kilmurry Ibrickane by four points on Sunday afternoon.