Ireland’s second lockdown to lower the suppression of COVID-19 has been described by a Clare TD as unsustainable and “a failure to respond”.
Refurbishment works at Scariff Health Centre have prompted the closure of the facility from today (Monday).
Clare U20 manager Sean Doyle is upbeat for his side’s chances when they meet Tipperary on Monday despite the loss of key man, Aidan McCarthy.
Returning to senior hurling will benefit the rising starts set to join Scariff’s hurling panel in the coming seasons, midfielder Diarmaid Nash maintained.
Mark McKenna has been an ever-present member of Scariff’s intermediate management for the past five years as they fought to regain their senior status, on Sunday they reached their intended destination and few of the 200 plus people in Cusack Park could share his pride.
As one of the experienced cohort that experienced the pain of relegation in 2014, Conor McNamara was quick to grasp the significance of Scariff sealing a return to the senior ranks.
Scariff have been crowned intermediate hurling champions after deservingly emerging victorious against Tubber on Sunday evening.
Tubber and Scariff meet in the Clare IHC final on Sunday for the first time since 1976, Seamus Hayes traces back to their last meeting in the decider and recalls the occasion with Matt Waters.
Reinvigorated by the youthful additions in recent seasons, the experienced heads in the Scariff line up will play a critical role in Sunday’s intermediate final, none more so than captain Michael Scanlan.
There’s one glaring difference between Sunday’s finalists and the remainder of the clubs who have been relegated since the senior championship overhaul in 2014.