*Clare’s Jamie Malone. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s senior footballers have been handed a very stern test for this year’s Munster championship.
When the need is greatest true leadership will shine through, it is why Gary Brennan always stepped up to the plate when pressure began to mount, The Clare Echo’s Head of News & Sport, Páraic McMahon pays tribute to the Ballynacally man as he calls time on his inter-county football career.
Clare football boss, Colm Collins expects their recent Allianz National Football League encounters will have the Banner primed for Sunday’s Munster championship quarter-final with Tipperary.
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.