Reigning Clare SHC champions Sixmilebridge are the first side to secure their place in the semi-finals of the competition.
The five year gap between their relegation from the top tier and last year’s relieving redemption signifies exactly how difficult and frustrating Broadford found life at Intermediate level.
*Donal Tuohy saves a Seamus Callanan penalty during the National Hurling League. Photograph: Martin Connolly No knockout club game in Clare will be decided by penalties after a motion from Sixmilebridge received unanimous support at the County Convention, provided it is not a replay.
*David Reidy. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s senior hurlers have received a big boost as they begin preparations for the 2020 campaign with the return of 2016 National League medallist David Reidy to the county panel.