As sporting activity remains on hold, The Clare Echo will for the next few weeks sharing the insights of young, ambitious coaches to aid trainers across the county as they continue preparing for a return to action. This week, LIT GAA Games Development Officer, Mark O’Donnell tackles language – the good, the bad and the ugly.
Uncharacteristic errors proved costly for Clare as a late seven point turnaround saw Kildare snatch the whip hand in Group 4 of the All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Football Championship on Sunday afternoon.
Normal service was resumed on Sunday evening in a Banner Ladies backlash that sent reverberations around the county and beyond following a commanding final victory over West Clare Gaels in Shanahan McNamara Park in Doonbeg.
*Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Clare’s latest long séjour to Ulster was pockmarked by incremental alterations to the venue, surface and most significantly weather conditions but unfortunately no change of fortune as a late brace of goals ensured that Tyrone completed back-to-back victories on Saturday afternoon.