Cork deservedly powered into a semi-final meeting with Limerick in a fortnight’s time after emphatically seeing off Clare on Saturday afternoon.
As the Clare minor hurlers complete preparations for Saturday’s Munster championship clash with Cork, they have been dealt a massive blow with the news that Keith Smyth is out due to injury.
*Jarlath Collins claims the sliotar from the sky. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill. Mighty mighty Flannans, the chant of the Clare school’s fans accurately sums up the Harty cup champions performance in this cracking All-Ireland PPS senior A quarter final tie at Mallow.
*Killian O’Connor in possession for St Flannans. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill A Clare team will line out in the semi-finals of the Dr Harty Cup for the first time since 2011 as St Flannans sealed their place in the last four on Wednesday.
*Diarmaid Cahill is due to start at corner forward for the Clare minors. Photograph: Martin Connolly Fergal Lynch has named his first fifteen for Sunday’s Munster Minor Hurling Final against Limerick whose captain Michael Keane is ruled out with injury.
*Clare full back Adam Hogan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s minor hurlers have qualified for the Munster final for the first time in two years after edging out Cork on Sunday. Clare 0-18 Cork 2-11 Venue: Cusack Park Cormac Murphy struck the all-important winner with the final shot on goal in an exciting contest that served …
*Cian Galvin in action for the Clare minors vs Tipperary. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s minor hurlers have suffered their first defeat of the 2019 Munster championship at the hands of Limerick who recorded their first win of the campaign. Limerick 0-16 Clare 0-13 Venue: LIT Gaelic Grounds