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The Clare team before the All-Ireland senior hurling final replay against Cork at Croke Park. Photograph by John Kelly.

Annual GOAL match in Sixmilebridge

By Seamus Hayes

Sixmilebridge will host the annual GOAL charity match involving the newly crowned All-Ireland  hurling champions on this Wednesday evening(October 2) at 7.30p.m.

The match will be between an A and B Clare selection and all funds raised will go to the GOAL charity. Admission will be €5 and children under 16 will be admitted free of charge.

Its expected that the entire All-Ireland senior squad will be involved in what has become an annual post All-Ireland final match involving the winners. Initially the match featured the newly crowned champions against a Rest of Ireland selection but more recently the champions have faced the club title holders in their county.

With round 2 in the Clare senior hurling championship scheduled  for this coming weekend, the organisers have opted for an A v B game. The match will p rovide an oppostunity for fans to meet up with the players that ended a sixteen year wait for Clare on Saturday last

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