Retired Bishop of Killaloe Willie Walsh helped coach St Flannan’s College to five Harty Cup and All-Ireland titles and is as passionate as ever about his old alma mater as they bid to win a first Munster Colleges crown in 15 years, writes.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020
St Flannans’ crusade for a first Munster A Colleges title since 2005 stayed firmly on track on Wednesday afternoon as they powered to a ten-point victory in a contest that had hurling pulses racing for three-quarters of an hour.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2020
Former All Star Brendan Bugler will be high in the Cusack Park stand for Clare’s clash with neighbours Limerick tomorrow afternoon. Yes, he’s jealous of the new round-robin format and the home and away system but, for the most part, the Whitegate man is happy to be returning to his club roots, writes
Sat, 16 Jun, 2018
A three-goal St Flannan’s, College, Ennis salvo in the opening 10 minutes proved decisive as they had to withstand a tremendous second-half comeback from Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee to hang on for a three-point win, in this gripping Corn Ui Mhuiri quarter-final at Rathkeale.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
Gary Brennan seldom gets the chance to showcase his outstanding football talents for a national audience. But the Clare captain has won an army of admirers, including International Rules boss Joe Kernan, as the Banner’s footballers begin to rise again.
Sun, 29 May, 2016
Coláiste Chríost Rí had to endure a strong St Flannan’s fightback before finally securing their first Frewen Cup (Munster U16½A Football Championship) in 24 years in Killeedy, Co Limerick yesterday.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016
A first Dr Harty Cup campaign in almost a century for Cork’s Christian Brothers College will continue into the new year after they booked a quarter-final spot with a battling win over St Flannan’s at Kilmallock yesterday.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
Clare and Limerick? The only differences between us are those little idiosyncrasies, those unique emblems, which distinguish us all as our own separate little tribe in the wider hurling family.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
The whizz at Greek grammar, nicknamed ‘Snowball’ by his classmates, yesterday recalled clandestine bets at the bookies, porridge without glucose and compulsory hurling on Wednesdays at his alma mater.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2015