Newmarket Celtic A have made history by claiming their ninth Clare Cup title in a row.
In a dogged tie that could have realistically swung in either direction, it was Clonlara who provided the greater composure coming down the final straight to edge the opening spoils in Sixmilebridge on Friday evening.
*Clare’s Eoin O’Brien and Dylan Casey. Photograph: Mark Hayes Clare have exited the Oscar Traynor Trophy with a disappointing display on Saturday evening punished by a physical Wexford outfit.
*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.