Michael Neylon is to stay on as manager of the Clare U20 footballers while he has also returned to the hotseat in St Josephs Miltown.
Clare’s most experienced footballer, Gordon Kelly has called time on his fifteen year inter-county career.
Clare senior football captain, Eoin Cleary has backed Colm Collins to continue as manager of the county footballers.
Eoin Cleary will take to the field in his first championship outing as Clare captain on Sunday without the backing of the Banner Roar.
A lightning hat-trick of sucker-punch goals in each half saw Kilmurry Ibrickane blitz neighbours St Joseph’s Miltown to capture the Intermediate honours in Shanahan McNamara Park in Doonbeg on Sunday afternoon.
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.
With Kilmurry Ibrickane, Lissycasey and St Breckan’s safely into the final four of the senior football championship, the semi-final line-up will be completed this weekend as four teams vie for just one solitary spot in in a two match blitz, writes Eoin Brennan
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.