*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.
*Daragh Sexton offloads the ball under pressure from Sean Collins. Photograph: Sean Collins A first ever senior championship final meeting with neighbours St Josephs Miltown is the reward for Kilmurry Ibrickane following their two point win over thirteen man Cratloe on Sunday. Kilmurry Ibrickane 0-13 Cratloe 1-08 Venue: Cusack Park, Ennis
*Cathal Darcy impressed at centre-back for Éire Óg. Photograph: Clare GAA Round Two of the Clare SFC saw five games played across the weekend with St Josephs Miltown, Kilmurry Ibrickane and Ennistymon securing quarter-final places.
*Conor Cleary in Cusack Cup action. Photograph: Martin Connolly St Josephs Miltown begin the defence of the Jack Daly this weekend as the Clare senior football and intermediate championships commence.
*Cormac Murray. Photograph: Martin Connolly Stephen Ryan and Cormac Murray will make their senior championship debuts on Saturday as the Clare footballers kick off their Munster campaign in Cusack Park.
*Aaron Fitzgerald & Gearoid O’Brien put pressure on in the 2018 Munster semi-final. Photograph: Martin Connolly 2019 has been a mixed bag so far for the Clare senior footballers, the primary objective of the Allianz National Football League was to secure their Division 2 status which they did though a higher finish in the table…
*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…
*Eoin Cleary celebrates after the final whistle. Photograph: Martin Connolly Beating Tipperary in Semple Stadium on Sunday and in the process relegating the Premier County and Cork was a game to savour according to Eoin Cleary.
Clare have secured their Division 2 status for 2020 in the Allianz National Football League after edging past Tipperary. Clare 3-15 Tipperary 1-19 Venue: Semple Stadium
*Colm Collins with Enda Coughlan and Brian Carson. Photograph: Martin Connolly In the cut and thrust of Division 2 football, Clare cannot afford to make basic mistakes if they want to be successful manager Colm Collins outlined.