*Oisin O’Donnell holds off his marker. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Last Saturday’s victory by St. Flannan’s over St. Kieran’s was “as good a win as Flannans have ever had” according to team coach Brendan Bugler.
*Photo by Helen McQuillan ENNIS captain Tony Butler was revelling in Harty Cup glory two weeks ago as St Flannan’s disposed of CBC Cork in the final. Moments after the final whistle in Mallow, Tony’s attentions were turned to rugby as less than an hour up the N20 in Old Crescent RFC, Ennis were about …
*Tony Butler in action for St Flannan’s College. Photograph: Raymond O’Mahony As one of the more experienced members of St Flannan’s College’s Harty Cup side, Tony Butler can clearly see the positive effect their run is having by inspiring those in the years below them.
*Colm O’Meara & Conner Hegarty in action for Clare. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s minor hurlers have been knocked out at the quarter-final stage of the All-Ireland championship. Galway 1-24 Clare 1-22 Venue: O’Moore Park, Portlaoise
*Diarmaid Cahill is due to start at corner forward for the Clare minors. Photograph: Martin Connolly Fergal Lynch has named his first fifteen for Sunday’s Munster Minor Hurling Final against Limerick whose captain Michael Keane is ruled out with injury.
*Clare full back Adam Hogan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s minor hurlers have qualified for the Munster final for the first time in two years after edging out Cork on Sunday. Clare 0-18 Cork 2-11 Venue: Cusack Park Cormac Murphy struck the all-important winner with the final shot on goal in an exciting contest that served …