Not even an unprecedented 17 point masterclass from Tony Kelly could prevent neighbours Limerick from securing the double boost of National League honours and a Munster Semi-Final spot in Semple Stadium, Thurles this afternoon.
One of the darkest days I experienced as a Clare hurling supporter was last year when Clare were decimated by Limerick in the Gaelic Grounds.
Both Éire Óg and O’Callaghan’s Mills will be aiming to make it third time lucky against the last two champions Sixmilebridge and Ballyea who have dominated the Canon Hamilton Cup for the past five seasons writes Eoin Brennan who previews the penultimate stage clashes in this year’s County Senior Hurling Championship.
It simply took a spark to finally ignite Éire Óg’s challenge and steer them into a sixth senior quarter-final in seven years in Cusack Park on Sunday afternoon.
Lessons from 2019 have to be put into practice if Éire Óg are to progress as a unit.
Readers of The Clare Echo have spoken and decided on Clare’s greatest senior hurling team from 1990 to 2020.
One more line of the field requires your say to determine who will line on Clare’s greatest senior hurling team…
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