When Sixmilebridge claimed their first Clare SHC title in 1977, they were trained by Tim Crowe and defeated O’Callaghans Mills, as the two clubs meet in the county decider once again, Tim is back this time as manager while his son Timmy is one of their trainers.
*Cllr Tom McNamara & Cllr John Crowe. Photograph: Eamon Ward It’s shaping up to a busy year for the Crowe family from Sixmilebridge in sport and politics, over the coming months John wants to see them soar.
*Niall Gilligan in action in the 2017 Clare SHC Final. Photograph: Martin Connolly Forty two year old Niall Gilligan will continue to line out with his club Sixmilebridge in 2019. Corner forward on the Clare senior hurling team that won the county’s third ever All-Ireland championship in 1997, twenty two years on Gilligan has committed …