*Photograph: Natasha Barton UP TO THREE CONTESTS are expected at the upcoming Clare GAA Convention.
Jack O’Neill in action for the Clare minor hurlers. Clare clubs wish to see the grade revert to U18 at club level. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill REVISING the minor age-grade back to U18 from U17 appears to be the wish of the majority of Clare clubs, the November meeting of the Clare County Board was informed.
*Corofin/Ruan’s Diarmuid Cahill in action. The reigning champions and Scariff/Ogonnelloe are favourites for the U21A hurling title. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Newly appointed Clare GAA Chief Operating Officer, Deirdre Murphy addressed club delegates for the first time while formats for the U21 championships, a potential increase in the amount of regradings per club discussed along with …
*St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield manager, Michael Guilfoyle. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill ANGER HAS BEEN VOICED by both St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield and Corofin managements over a thirty five minute delay to the start of their intermediate hurling semi-final on Sunday.
*Jason McCarthy in action on Sunday before sustaining a serious injury. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill AMBULANCE DELAYS impacted on sporting contests in the county over the weekend with lengthy waits experienced by the injured players.
*Deirdre Murphy following the 2021 intermediate camogie final. Photograph: Ruth Griffin CLARE GAA’s Chairman has expressed confidence that the appointment of Deirdre Murphy as Chief Operating Officer will be “a great asset” for the organisation.
*Phase One of development plans for Caherlohan was detailed at the September meeting. Photograph: John Mangan A shortlist of three candidates have been interviewed for the post of Chief Operating Officer of Clare GAA.
*Cian Mahony and Paraic Aherne battling off. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill. KNOCKOUT PAIRINGS HAVE BEEN confirmed for the Clare intermediate and junior football championships while the relegation draws were held for senior and intermediate.
*The Tulla Pipe Band in Cusack Park on county final day. Photograph: Ruth Griffin CLARE GAA is out of tune when it comes embracing the county’s reputation as the home of traditional music.