Clare Senior Hurling Championship
Cusack Park ;
ClooneyQuin v Clarecastle
Referee ; J Healy
Good Support will be welcomed
Also don't forget Clare County Senior Camogie Final tommorrow, ClooneyQuin v's Newmarket at 3.45 in Clarecastle.
Senior Hurling Championship - Round 2
Cusack Park, Ennis
ClooneyQuin v Sixmilebridge
Referee : Fergal Gray
Our hats are off to the newly crowned Clare Team , Senior Hurling Champions for 2013
Great Celebrations throughout the County
Clare players out-classed Cork on both days and never really gave any ground away,Fergal lynch got his moment of glory last Saturday.The Club is so trilled. Hoping that Peter Duggan will get his chance in the future and that the club can produce some Senior County Players in the near future. we dont want to leave Peter there on his own.
Final scoreline : Clare 5-16 3-16 Cork
The media focus has been given Clare a great boost with Clare's win and as Davy has said what F'@#%ing recession. I think some would argue but who are we to disagree.
Live and enjoy the occassion.
Also not forgetting The Under 21's with out them there would be no future
Hoping to see "Liam" in Clooney Quin.
Sunday ; June 30th
Clare Champion League Cup Division 1A
Clonlara v ClooneyQuin
Referee Jim Hickey
Throw in time ; 1.30pm
1-Keith Hogan. 2-Joe O'Loughlin. 3-Shane McNamara(Silent). 4-Brian McInerney. 5-Conor Harrison. 6-Cillian Duggan.7-Mark O'Halloran.
8-Jimmy Corry. 9-Donacha Murphy. 10-Paudie Ward. 11-Peter Duggan. 12-Richard Hennessy. 13-Seamus Conroy. 14-Fergal Lynch. 15-Mike Daffy.
Subs Used ; John Earls,James Casey,Derek Ryan.
Others on sub Bench ; Damien O'Halloran,
Clonlara hosted CloooneyQuin in this so called possible relegation battle to retain Division 1A for next year, Clonlara on 2points and ClooneyQuin on 5points,with 1 game left in the league.ClooneyQuin opened the scoring with a point from Donacha Murphy with the aid of the wind in the first half. the pressure was already on the Clonlara backs when Fergal lynch was fouled in 18 yard box after 5mins,Peter Duggan duly stepped up to to rattle the back of the net,again fergal Lynch was making havoc in the Clonlara backs and again fouled, and Peter Duggan scoring the resulting free. Clonlara opened their scoring with a point from play.further Point came from Paudie Ward 0-01, Peter Duggan 0-02(f's) one which was a long range of upto at least 90 yards out in the 28 minute to Clonlara's futher 0-05 points all from play ended the first have 1-06 to 0-06 in favour of Clooney Second half Sub John Earls came on for Richard Hennessy, a nd straight away made an impact on the game.ClooneyQuin started the second half with a pointed free from Peter Duggan.Nicky O'Connell was coming into his own game scoring 1-03 without reply and gave them a 2 point lead.Peter Duggan added another Point from play,With about 15 minutes to go in the game Francis Browne decided to put James Casey on for Seamus Conroy which gave the team fresh legs and duly he inspired the team to fight back.Peter Duggan had put over a 65. Clonlara had always the edge until Peter made a bursting run through the defence to have his shot saved by their goalie to put into the path of ingoing Fergal Lynch to put in the back of the net. This put ClooneyQuin 2 points ahead and further free from clonlara and Peter Duggan free left the game ending on a winning note in this hard battle for Division 1A next year,
It must be noted that ClooneyQuin were only defeated by 1 point by County Champions Newmarket,Cratoe and Inagh/Kilnamona.beat Broaddford and Eire oG, Drawn Clarecastle before this game. Crusheen is their last game to be played away from home
Final score 2-11 to 1-12 in favour of ClooneyQuin
This score and defeat for Clonlara put ClooneyQuin in the safe zone to compete in Clare Champion Cup Divsion 1A for 2014, Clonlara are relegated to Divsion 1B.
Best of Luck to Fergal Lynch and Peter Duggan with the Clare Senior Hurlings who play Laois in Cusack Park next Saturday at 3.00pm in Phase 2 of All Ireland Senior Qualifiers, Also to Clare footballers who also take on Loais in the same venue at 5.00pm on next saturday 6th July 2013.