Keelan Sexton keeps Mike Brennan by his side. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill ACTION is to heat up in the local gaelic football scene with quarter-final draws held for the Clare SFC, Junior A and B championships with the semi-final pairings known in the intermediate championship.
*St Breckan’s senior football manager, Donie Garrihy. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill INTERMEDIATE WINNERS in 2019, St Breckan’s will line out in the quarter-finals of the Clare SFC for the third season on the trot later this month.
*Alan Sweeney moves the ball from defence as Niall McMahon closes in. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill THEY MAY have been defeated in their opening encounter of the Clare SFC but St Breckan’s remain resolute in their quest to make a county final appearance.
*Captain Gavin Cooney was to the fore for Éire Óg. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill COUNTY CHAMPIONS Éire Óg have started the defence of the Jack Daly with a merited but hard-fought one point win over St Breckan’s.
*St Breckan’s utility man, Jack Sheedy. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography A SURPRISE FACTOR with St Breckan’s no longer exists as the North Clare outfit are viewed as a top side but ultimately the provision of championship silverware is required for them to become a seriously respected force.
*St Breckans celebrate their Cusack Cup success. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill A strong final ten minutes proved decisive for St. Breckans as they claimed the Cusack Cup (Division 1) senior football league title at Cusack Park on Sunday evening.
*Jack Sheedy of St Breckans. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography With just one round of games remaining in the Cusack Cup and Garry Cup, a clearer picture is emerging as to who will be in the play offs and who will be battling to avoid relegation.