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Thursday, April 27, 2017

RUGBY: Ennis look to make history in Thomond Park

ENNIS will look to make history as the first Clare side to win the Munster Cup as they take on rugby powerhouse Garryowen in...

HURLING: Ballyea’s name is on the cup

Ballyea can become the third Clare side to scale the heights of All-Ireland club success on St Patrick’s Day. MICHÉAL Nagle is a Ballyea old...

Barefoot ones bow to the demon drink

“We were nourished in the days of yore, With tales of hurling at the core, The noble men of Tulla who played in ’89, As barefoot then...

Arthur’s Day comes to Croke Park

GOING to Croke Park is a road well travelled. He could go to the Cusack Stand, or maybe for older time sake it will be...

HURLING: Tommy Moore is Ballyea bound

FRIDAY is a most unlikely All-Ireland club final for Ballyea. Back in May 2016 their thoughts were on getting back into the championship and avoiding...

HURLING: Paul Flanagan – From minor to major

Back in September, 2010, Clare minor captain Paul Flanagan led his side onto the hallowed turf of Croke Park on All-Ireland final day after...

On a wing and loads of prayers for Hanrahan

“A Cuala v Ballyea final would be a heck of a day out.” A pipe-dream at the time, but prescient and prophetic as it has...

HURLING: Browne ready for the big day

JACK Browne does have Croke Park experience although it wasn’t the happiest. He was a member of the Clare minor squad that lost the...

HURLING: Teamwork will make the dream work for Ballyea

All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Final (Extra-Time if Necessary) Ballyea v Cuala (Dublin) @ Croke Park,  Friday 3pm (Fergal Horgan, Tipperary) It’s the final frontier and that evidence...

HURLING: From Gower United to Ballyea United

THE bug, once bitten by it and you’re never shy. That’s why some time over the next few days 89-year-old John McMahon from Gowerhass will...