Cratloe deservedly advanced to their fifth consecutive Senior Football Championship Semi-Final after a powerful finish saw them produce a dramatic seven point turnaround to end St Joseph’s Miltown’s two year reign in Cusack Park on Sunday evening.
St Josephs Miltown’s hopes of a third Clare senior football title in a row are alive and well.
New management teams are finding it more difficult to advance in the 2020 Clare SHC and SFC which has been dubbed as “the COVID championship”.
Back-to-back champions St Joseph’s Miltown finally got off the mark for this year’s Senior Football Championship after keeping a stubborn Doonbeg at arm’s length to advance to the last six in Cooraclare Park on Saturday evening.
Club managers in Clare have criticised restrictions on the amount of panel members allowed to tog out for championship encounters.
In a repeat pairing of last year’s county final, Kilmurry Ibrickane turned the tables to advance to the Clare SFC quarter-finals.
Winners of the title for the past two years, St Josephs Miltown head into the 2020 campaign hoping to retain the Jack Daly cup.