*Dylan Casey celebrates clinching the Premier Division title for Avenue Utd. Photograph: Natasha Barton REIGNING LEAGUE AND CUP champions Avenue Utd have received a major lift before a ball has been kicked in the defence of their titles.
*Clare captain Caoimhe Harvey will be lining out with West Clare Gaels. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography On par with waiting for a bus, two have come along at once with adult championships kicking off this weekend in both ladies football and camogie.
*Banner Ladies manager, JJ O’Dea. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography Female dual-players are to face the prospect of playing two games every weekend for the next five weeks as adult championships commence in ladies football and camogie.
*Aidan Kennedy was the star man for Connolly Celtic. Photograph: Oliver Fitzpatrick Connolly Celtic staged a dramatic comeback to send last year’s beaten Clare Cup finalists Newmarket Celtic B out of the competition.
*Martin ‘Monty’ Mulqueen and David McCarthy compete for possession. Photograph: Mark Hayes In the clash of Newmarket Celtic’s A vs B side on Friday night, the club and it’s families were split as it’s two adult teams faced off in the Banner Carpets and Flooring Clare Cup Final.
*David Reidy under pressure from Paudie Hayes & Kieran Eyres. Photograph: Mark Hayes Newmarket Celtic A won a historic eight Clare Cup title in a row overcoming their friends, neighbours and clubmates Newmarket Celtic B on Friday evening.