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HURLING: Now to the future

A new era for Clare senior hurling will begin on Sunday when Gerry O’Connor and Donal Moloney have their first day out in competitive action as joint-managers of the county. Joe Ó Muircheartaigh spoke...

Kelly eyes prize

IT was May 2011 that it all started. The Tony Kelly scoring machine at senior level that is. Aged just 17 he’d already played in an All-Ireland final and was a Munster championship, while there was...

CAMOGIE: Clare squeeze through to Munster Final

Munster Minor Camogie Championship Semi-FinalClare 2-6 Cork 2-5at ClonlaraAnother exhilarating white-knuckle ride in what has already been a rollercoaster season for Clare who soared ten points clear on Wednesday evening before finally clinging on...

HURLING: The O’Loughlin gale

Having famously led both Clarecastle and Ballyea to the 2003 County Final, Fergie O’Loughlin returns to Cusack Park with only one team this Sunday as his Clooney-Quin side look to maintain their giant-killing exploits...

You ‘ain’t heard nothing yet till you hear the Banner Roar….yeeeeeeehoooooo

The Banner Roar that was penned by Dick Cronin from Ennis and performed by Kieran McDermott became the song that defined Clare hurling off the field during the heady days of the 1990s and...

Updated Munster Post-Primary Schools Championships Round Up

It’s make-or-break for St Flannan’s College in the Corn Uí Mhuiri (Senior A Football Championship) this afternoon as they face a crucial final round tie with perennial contenders PS Chorca Dhuibhne (Kerry) who are...

SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEWS: Little to separate last eight in derby D-Day

When is 40 pages of sport not enough? When you have to opt for over 50 reports to the detriment of the Adult Hurling and Senior Ladies Football Final previews in this week's paper....

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 the final of the Under 18 Pan Munster Cup at...

HURLING: Kelly’s Heroes

Dónal Kelly has been one of the driving forces behind Ballyea’s emergence as a force in senior hurling over the past couple of years.  For this hurling prophet it has been a crusade and...

HURLING: Tony Griffin – ‘I’m so proud of Ballyea’

“WE’RE on track for that five-year plan,” said Jack Browne to Tony Griffin in Thurles after the All-Ireland semi-final was won. Both were beaming and why not – yes it was a mite close for...

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