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Unique pairing for Cusack Cup final

GOING into last Sunday’s Cusack Cup (Division 1 football league) semi-finals, Miltown St Joseph’s and Shannon Gaels had no shortage of incentive. Neither were given much chance against hot favourites Doonbeg and Kilmurry-Ibrickane, so they had nothing to lose.

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Curtin points Miltown into Cusack Cup final

CUSACK CUP Miltown St Joseph’s 2-9Doonbeg 1-11 FIVE points down 11 minutes from full-time, Miltown looked finished and even their most ardent supporters would have held little hope of toppling Doonbeg and qualifying for their first Cusack Cup final since 1995. The team, however, has developed a steelier edge than has been evident in recent years. Bit by bit they reeled in Doonbeg, who didn’t manage a single score in that 11-minute stretch.

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Driven Gaels knock Kilmurry out

CUSACK CUP Shannon Gaels 2-9Kilmurry-Ibrickane 0-10 SECOND-half goals from Ruairí Norrby and John Paul O’Neill helped Shannon Gaels to qualify for their first Cusack Cup Division 1 football league final since 1976.

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Superior Clarecastle take title

U-12A HURLING FINAL Clarecastle 3-10Clonlara 1-8 A superb individual haul of 2-5 from Jack Murphy propelled Clarecastle to their second U-12A hurling title in four years when they finally overcame Clonlara’s challenge at Cusack Park on Sunday evening.

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Cakewalk as Cratloe win U-12B honours

U-12 B HURLING FINAL Cratloe 7-14Tulla 0-1 Cratloe showed no mercy at Cusack Park on Sunday evening to claim the B title in the most comprehensive manner imaginable.

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Title-holders out, new champions to be crowned

Clare Champion Cup THE final round of games in the league section of the Clare Champion Cup and intermediate hurling league were played at the weekend and the way is now clear for the play-offs.

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Controversial ending to tempestuous tie

Garry Cup St Joseph’s 0-7Lissycasey 0-6 A POINT from David O’Brien in the second minute of injury time decided this Garry Cup (Division 2) football league semi-final in St Joseph’s favour at Ballyea on Saturday evening.

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200,000 expected at Ballybrit

Galway’s eagerly awaited seven-day summer festival kicks off at Ballybrit next Monday evening with racing fans in line for a fantastic week at the popular western venue.

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