Clare’s newly appointed ladies football captain will be playing with extra self-belief this year off the back of a breakthrough season for her club.
*Ephie Fitzgerald & Ger Keane. Photograph: John Meyler Former Clare senior footballer, Ger Keane has been recruited as coach to the county’s ladies football side.
*Outgoing secretary, Marie-Louise Kaiser. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography Clare camogie remain without a county secretary following this week’s Annual General Meeting.
*Kieran Harvey. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Personnel involved with Ladies Football and Community Games in Clare and further afield have been plunged into mourning following the death of Kieran Harvey after a short illness.
*Ellie O’Gorman. Photograph: Ger O’Neill It has been a whirlwind three weeks for the parish of Kilmihil in West Clare and if today goes to plan, there will be plenty of excitement to shorten the autumn evenings.
Banner Ladies are Dublin bound this weekend for the annual Kilmacud 7s.
*Clare captain Laurie Ryan. Photograph: David Dillon Clare’s intermediate ladies football have got their season back on track with a ten point win over Laois securing their place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals.
*Niamh O’Dea. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile Clare’s Intermediate ladies football side begin their provincial championship bid on Saturday, as ever Niamh O’Dea will be a pivotal member of their lineup.
*Naomi Carroll. Photograph: Martin Connolly Capped 110 times in international level hockey, Naomi Carroll has represented her country at schools level in soccer while also lining out at all grades for Clare in camogie and ladies football. She blows the term dual player out of the park and sat down with The Clare Echo in…
“If she can’t see it, she can’t be it” goes the slogan of 20×20, an initiative launched last October with the objective of increasing media coverage, participation and attendance at female sporting events. By Páraic McMahon Its aim is to see a twenty percent increase by 2020 across all three areas. Thankfully, The Clare Echo…