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.
A five star performance from Shane McGrath steered Feakle to a comfortable win over Clarecastle on Saturday afternoon in Cusack Park.
The emphatic final margin may have been rather flattering but there’s no doubt that Wolfe Tones fully merited their confidence-boosting start to this year’s championship on Saturday evening.
Clarecastle captured the last of their eleven county senior hurling titles back in 2005 and fifteen years is too long to be waiting for the Canon Hamilton trophy to return to the village.
*David Reidy. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s senior hurlers have received a big boost as they begin preparations for the 2020…