*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.
*Kieran Mahony keeps the ball at his feet watched by Brian O’Connor & Gary O’Connell. Photograph: Joe Buckley Newmarket Celtic extended their lead at the top of the Maloney Garden Machinery Premier Division with Alan Kelly’s second half goal the difference in a tame Sunday morning affair.
*Rory Hayes tries to get past the Kerry goalkeeper. Photograph: Mark Hayes Clare will be without Stephen Kelly, Rory Hayes and Eoin Hayes as they aim to secure a home Oscar Traynor quarter-final.
*Donal Kirby & Jason Ryan at the 2018 CDSL AGM. Photograph: Martin Connolly Former Fixtures Secretary of the Clare District Soccer League (CDSL), Donal Kirby has been elected as Chairman of the Clare Schoolboys/Schoolgirls Soccer League (CSSL).
*Doonbeg’s David Tubridy tries to keep tabs on Éire Óg’s Dara Walsh. Photograph: Raymond O’Mahony An increase in competitive adult games is needed in Clare before ‘there are no GAA players left’.
*2018/19 Premier League Champions, Newmarket Celtic. Photograph: Oliver Fitzpatrick It’s hours until the start of the Maloney Garden Machinery Premier Division signalling the start of the season in Clare junior soccer with action also getting underway in the first, second and third divisions.
*Newmarket Celtic’s Shane Cusack. Photograph: Mark Hayes “Patience” was key for Newmarket Celtic A according to Shane Cusack as they overcame Newmarket Celtic B to win the Clare Cup for the eighteenth time on Friday evening.
*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.
*Harvey Cullinan in action for Newmarket Celtic. Photograph: Oliver Fitzpatrick Newmarket-on-Fergus’ Harvey Cullinan has signed for Sheffield Utd.