Clare Hehir has been named as the new captain of the Clare senior camogie team.
A perspex screen surrounds Laura McMahon’s desk during the working day as an English and PE teacher at John the Baptist Community School in Hospital but there will be no such protection when the Clare camogie captain takes to the field for the start of the All-Ireland senior championship this weekend.
The timely litmus test for both contenders was eventually edged by Newmarket-on-Fergus after firing the last four points to progress to a sixth consecutive Clare senior camogie championship final.
*Clare Hehir shields off her opponent to aid Ciara Grogan. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Clare’s National Camogie League hopes took their first dent as Waterford ground out a gritty away victory in Cratloe on Saturday afternoon.
*Brid MacNamara at Fr Murphy Memorial Park, Newmarket-on-Fergus. Photograph: Veronica McMahon To have held the smallest of involvements with Clare camogie in the past two decades be it as a supporter, player, mentor or officer, Brid MacNamara is a name you’ll know because truth be told she is at the backbone of the organisation within …
*Laura Twomey gets past Chloe Morey & Eimear Kelly. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s involvement in the 2019 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship has concluded following Saturday’s draw with Dublin.
*Fiona Lafferty. Clare’s senior camogie team commence their All-Ireland senior championship campaign in Sixmilebridge this evening (Saturday) and do so without several key players through injury.
*Ciara Grogan, Aoife Keane, Andrea O’Keeffe, Clare Hehir, Doireann Murphy, John Lenihan. Five Clare players collected Ashbourne Cup medals on Sunday as the University of Limerick won their fourth title in succession. Captained by Inagh/Kilnamona duo Aoife Keane and Clare Hehir, UL defeated UCC 3-08 0-08 in Mallow on Sunday with Galway’s Niamh Hanniffy netting …