Captain Kelly using Munster League as a stepping stone

The Munster League Cup never made it down to the rest of the Clare players. They had long since retired to the confines of the dressing rooms in the Gaelic Grounds by the time...

Munster Senior B Ladies Football Championship Final – Banner looking for Munster victory on...

Munster Senior B Championship Final Banner Ladies v Ballymacarbry @ Mallow, Friday 8pm While five-in-a-row chasing Mourneabbey remain the biggest stumbling block to Munster A success, undoubtedly the biggest rivalry in the province this decade has...

Sport Extra: Clarecastle prevail in thrilling finish

Minor A Hurling Championship Semi-Final Clarecastle 1-12 Kilmaley 0-13 at Éire Óg The biggest minor rivalry in the county took another major twist on Sunday afternoon after a thrilling finale saw the lead change hands on three occasions...

Ladies Football: Super Sunday in Kilrush for marquee ladies finals

Intermediate Championship Final Cooraclare v St Joseph's DooraBarefield @ Captain Tubridy Memorial Park Kilrush, Sunday 1.30pm (John McDonagh, Kinvara) Senior Championship Final Banner Ladies v Kilmihil @ Captain Tubridy Memorial Park Kilrush, Sunday 3.15pm(Michael Fitzgerald, Fergus Rovers)  It's...

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....
Gaelic Sunday on Kilkee Beach

Kilkee flies the flag for Ireland

KILKEE is a hurling enclave deep in West Clare football country — an outpost that has its own very special place in hurling history, on what one of the greatest days ever in the...

HURLING: Ten reasons Clare should prevail over Galway

  1 IT’S all in the date, you see. The date that tells us that Clare can and will win this All-Ireland semi-final. All you have to do is be a disciple of the power of...

HURLING: Cousins set to clash the ash in Croker

YOU could say that they’re both on the edge of the Burren — Shane O’Donnell near the outcrop of the place that is the Rocky Road up near Ballybeg; Conor Whelan next door to...

HURLING: Local rivalries renewed for Clare manager

WHEN Gerry O’Connor thinks Galway of course his mind focuses on the task at hand this Saturday — the huge challenge of facing down the team that have swept all before them in the...

HURLING: Best of friends, and enemies

IT was the Sunday of the October Bank Holiday Weekend sometime in the early ‘90s — a quick Google fact check and it’s exactly a quarter of a century ago in 1993 — and...

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