David Reidy. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Éire Óg will contest a first Clare Senior Hurling Final since 2000 after powering to an extra-time victory over Sixmilebridge in Cusack Park on Sunday afternoon.
*Sixmilebridge senior hurlers standing for the national anthem. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill SIXMILEBRIDGE will not be caught when it comes to heart and determination in the Clare SHC, one of their most decorated hurlers has said.
*Brian Carey races from Ben O’Gorman. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Sixmilebridge maintained their perfect record when keeping neighbours Wolfe Tones at arm’s length throughout their quarter-final contest in Cusack Park, Ennis on Saturday evening.
Brian Corry was among the goal scorers for The Bridge. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Sixmilebridge emerged from Group 1 of the Clare SHC unbeaten as their quest to win a county title in Sean Stack’s first season in charge remains well and truly alive.
*Sean Stack. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill SIXMILEBRIDGE’s efforts to blood new players at senior level this year is an experience taught to manager Sean Stack by the dominant Newmarket-on-Fergus side of the 1960s and 1970s.
*Shane Golden scored the first goal for Sixmilebridge. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill SIXMILEBRIDGE SEALED their place in the quarter-finals of the Clare SHC with a resounding fifteen point win on Sunday afternoon.
*Feakle’s rising star, Adam Hogan. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill FEAKLE REMAIN FIRMLY in the hunt for a Clare SHC quarter-final spot despite the setback of a comprehensive second round defeat to Sixmilebridge.