AS I strolled down to Cusack Park from the centre of Ennis on Saturday, I passed a funeral home a hundred metres or so from the pitch. The thought flashed through my mind that the joust with Galway might be the final nail in the coffin for Clare’s hurling season where they have failed to win a game in league or championship.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2009
GALWAY manager John McIntyre is forced to make two changes for Sunday’s crucial Allianz NHL clash against his native Tipperary at Pearse Stadium. Midfielder David Tierney is getting married on Saturday, while corner-forward Ger Farragher is ruled out with an ankle injury.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2009
I HAVE a very good friend who likes a punt. This year he did the following treble; Kauto Star to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup – we know what happened there; Portumna to win the All-Ireland club hurling title today and Ireland to win the Grand Slam on Saturday.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2009
HOW do you predict a winner from these two? Three years ago, in 2006, a Ballyhale Shamrocks side whose talents had been flagged inside Kilkenny for some years finally made the breakthrough, winning the club its first county senior title in 15 years.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2009