*Gavin Cooney. Photograph: Raymond O’Mahony Clare’s footballers picked up their first win of this season’s McGrath Cup in what was their final outing of the competition.
*Eoin Cleary takes on Daniel Walsh. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill For Eoin Cleary, the turning point with the current St Josephs Miltown crop goes back to November 2013.
*Darragh McDonagh. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill During St Josephs Miltown’s final finish of five points in succession to claim their fifteenth ever Clare SFC title, Darragh McDonagh was among those leading the crusade.
Gordon Kelly aka the fine wine of Clare football will always have a place in the annals as far as the game is concerned in Miltown and the county but on Sunday he added an extra string to his bow becoming the first person to captain St Josephs to successive senior championships.
*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.
*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.