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Minor A hurling champions bow out

One hundred and forty scores were registered this Friday evening as the four minor A hurling championship quarter finals provided lots of entertainment. There will be new title holders this year after champions Broadford/Smith O’Briens were beaten by Clarecastle, the magpies winning on a final scoreline of 1-16 to 1-13. Extra time was needed in one of the games and here a fancied Bodyke/O’Callaghans Mills suffered a one point loss to St. Josephs Doora -Barefield who won on a final scoreline of 5-14 to 3-19. Inagh-Kilnamona travelled to Sixmilebridge and justified favouritism when winning on a scoreline of 0-21 to 2-10 while, in the remaining game, Kilmaley justified their rating as favourites with a 2-19 to 1-13 win over Cratloe. The semi-finals will be played next weekend and the pairings will be decided on Monday night. Meanwhile there was a round of games in the group stage in the minor B championships. Crusheen-Tuber continued their impressive form with a 5-22 …

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Clare stripped of All-Ireland title

By Seamus Hayes Wexford 2-25 Clare 2-22 The fighting qualities that have been so much part of Clare’s hurling success in modern times stood out at Wexford Park this Saturday evening. [doptg id=”30″]Despite being reduced to thirteen men for the final twenty five minutes of the game, Clare simply refused to accept defeat and when Colin Ryan converted a ’65 in the fourth minute of ‘injury time’, Clare had secured extra time, against the odds given their numerical disadvantage for the final quarter. In the end, however, the effort that went into the fightback which earned extra time took its toll and the Slaneysiders prevailed. The results is certainly disappointing for Clare fans but the team did not go down without a fight. Over the two games, Wexford just about deserved their win but, that said, there will be some aspects of this latest clash that will trouble Clare. A third sending off in two games is certainly a worry …

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