*Keith King & Shane Hickey tackle Eoin Curtin. Photograph: Martin Connolly Goalkeeper Ian McInerney stepped up with the vital score to send the Clare SFC final to a replay for the first time since 2016.
*Kieran Malone puts Mark McCarthy under pressure. Photograph: Martin Connolly Responsibility is nothing new to Kieran Malone whether it’s in the workplace or on the football field, he’s determined not to shirk from such duties when St Josephs Miltown take on Kilmurry Ibrickane in Sunday’s county football final.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly St Josephs Miltown have booked their place in the final of the Clare SFC for the third time in five years after seeing off the challenge of a stubborn Doonbeg on Saturday evening.
*St Josephs Miltown netminder, Sean O’Brien. Photograph: Martin Connolly Miltown have maintained their unbeaten run in the 2019 Clare SFC getting a share of the spoils against Naomh Eoin/O’Currys on Monday evening.
*Clare senior football manager, Colm Collins. Photograph: Martin Connolly Dermot Coughlan’s return as Clare minor football manager has already been confirmed, it appears Colm Collins and Seamus Clancy will also continue in their respective roles in charge of the senior and U20 sides.
*Clare’s Cillian Brennan gets away from Paul Geaney of Kerry. Photograph: Martin Connolly WHEN I sit down to pen a column for The Clare Echo, a defeat is usually handled with a critical look at where the side has gone wrong. However on this occasion I can offer nothing but praise for this Clare team,…
*Jamie Malone preprares to get past Shane McEntee. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s senior footballers have been eliminated from the All-Ireland SFC going down by one point to Meath on Sunday.
*Dean Ryan kicks a point for Clare. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare and Westmeath have both announced their starting teams for Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC Round Three Qualifier.
*Keelan Sexton in possession. Photograph: Martin Connolly Securing their place in Division 2 of the Allianz National Football League for 2020 brought “a sense of relief” for all involved with Clare but it was also “sweet” for Keelan Sexton. One week previous when sprung from the bench against Meath, the Kilmurry Ibrickane attacker misplaced a…
*Photograph by Martin Connolly Clare have won the McGrath Cup for the first time since 2008. Clare 1-09 Cork 0-09 Venue: Hennessy Memorial Park, Miltown Malbay Playing in his home field, it was Miltown’s Gordon Kelly that kicked the all-important goal as Clare claimed the spoils against Cork on Saturday afternoon to secure the McGrath…