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Spoils shared in camogie championship

Clare 0-8 Limerick 0-8 The first of three big Shannonside GAA derby games this weekend ended in the spoils being shared prompting many to ask if this result will be repeated at Cusack Park tomorrow when the senior and minor hurlers from both counties clash in crucial championship games. O’Garney park in Sixmilebridge hosted the clash of Clare and Limerick in this All-Ireland senior camogie championship tie this afternoon and at the end of sixty minutes play the honours were shared and both remain in the hunt for a place in the play off stage of the championship. Both sides will point to the fact that they failed to capitalise on wind advantage in a game in which a number of decisions of referee Andrew Larkin were a major talking point. Clare had the aid of the breeze in the opening half and while Niamh Mulcahy gave Tipperary the lead in the opening minute, Clare led 0-3 to 0-1 after …

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A share of the spoils for Oscar Traynor side

By Seamus Hayes Clare and Galway shared the spoils in the opening round of the Oscar Traynor inter legue junior competition at Doora on Saturday evening. Played in difficult weather conditions, Clare went ahead twice but failed to hold the advantage. Galway’s second equaliser came three minutes fromthe end, a minute after they were reduced to ten players when Darragh Corry picked up a second yellow card. The visitors’s equaliser came from the penalty spot after Darren Murphy was penalised. Overall, Clare should be pleased with a share of the points as the visitors created the greater number of cha nces, particularly in the opening half. A goal line clearance from Paddy O’Malley and the crossbar denied Galway in this period before Clare took the lead after  thirty two minutes. Stephen Kelly cross to his Newmarket Celtic clubmate Eoin Hayes whose effort on goal was handled by a Galway defender. Dave McCarthy, another member of the Newmarket club, converted to …

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