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Clare progress in Oscar Traynor title race

By Seamus Hayes Clare League 4  Roscommon League 0 Beaten finalists last season, Clare progressed to the knock  out stage of this season’s Oscar Traynor inter league competition with a merited win over Roscommon at Doora on Sunday. [doptg id=”43″] Two goals in each  half proved too much for the visitors and  the win has given Clare top spot in the group, ahead of Galway on score difference. Both finished on the same points after Galway scored a 3-1 win  over Mayo but Clare’s superior score difference sees them take top spot. Playing with the aid of the wind, the home side got off to a great start and took the lead after four minutes when Colin  Smith drilled a powerful left foot effort to the net from the edge of the box. Midway through the half, Roscommon enjoyed their best spell but they could not break down a strong Clare defence in which team captain Pat Purcell led by example …

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