*Katie Lynn, Sophia & Bernie Regan. Photograph: BurrenEye Photography Tackling the rate of player drop-out in college is one of the most difficult issues facing Ladies Football, a long-serving administrator in the county believes and also warned that player collisions are “like mini car-crashes”.
*Davy O’Halloran. Photograph: Raymond O’Mahony A transfer request from two time All-Ireland U21 medallist Davy O’Halloran to leave Éire Óg has been approved by Clare GAA.
*Sixmilebridge’s Dylan Downes will be eligible for the minor grade in 2020. Photograph: Martin Connolly Two Clare corner backs are part of Brian Coffey’s county minor hurling management for 2020.
*Brian Lohan. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile Two time All-Ireland winner Brian Lohan has been officially ratified as the Clare senior hurling manager.
For the first time, Sixmilebridge and Cratloe will meet in the final of the Clare SHC at 3:15pm today, The Clare Echo sought the opinions of five well-known figures to assess how the game will go.
*Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile Four time All Star, Brian Lohan has confirmed his interest in becoming manager of the Clare senior hurlers.
*Cratloe’s Conor McGrath. Photograph: Martin Connolly A place in the quarter-finals of the Clare SHC will be the prize for the winners of the four ties taking place this weekend.
*Liam Markham and Cathal Darcy during the 2018 county semi-final. Photograph: Clare GAA Clare Cup champions Kilmaley will face last year’s championship finalists Cratloe in the third round of the Clare SHC.
*Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Four of the eight quarter-finalists in the Clare SHC are known following this weekend’s action.
Described by Fine Gael insiders as “the new kid on the block”, Garret McPhillips has revealed it took him a matter of minutes to decide he would run for May’s local elections. A former minor and intermediate hurler for Clare, Garret was the county’s top scorer in the 1999 minor championship, the same year saw…