UCC Fitzgibbon Cup final hero Shane Conway continued where he left off in midweek with another marquee display as Kerry extended their unbeaten run in Division 2A of the Allianz HL in challenging conditions at Trim on Saturday.
It was an historic day in Austin Stack Park on Saturday as Kerry condemned four-time Liam McCarthy Cup winners Offaly to Christy Ring Cup hurling in 2020 when they won this dogfight to maintain their own Joe McDonagh status.
There has been no wielding of the axe by the Clare management in the wake of last weekend’s 13-point hammering at the hands of Tipperary, with the team named for tomorrow’s game against Limerick showing just one change in personnel.
Kerry senior hurling manager Fintan O’Connor, confessed to being “relieved, more than anything” after his side pulled off a vital win against Westmeath in miserable weather in Mullingar yesterday afternoon.
After a 15-15 draw in their first meeting, Christian Brothers College produced the goods to deservedly advance to the final of the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Junior Cup at the expense of local rivals Presentation College at Musgrave Park yesterday.
CBC ...15, PBC ... 0: Two second half tries from CBC winger Aaron Leahy proved totally decisive as his side earned themselves a deserved place in the final of the Clayton Munster Schools Junior Cup replay win over old rivals at Musgrave Park today.
Never in the history of Irish schools rugby has there been such a scene as witnessed in Musgrave Park yesterday when the Clayton Hotels Munster Junior Cup tie between Presentation Brothers College Cork and St Munchin’s College was hit by three serious injuries and ultimately abandoned after just nine minutes of play.
Sometimes you wonder if things happen by design or default in Clare but the unveiling of their €2.1m stand could not come at a better time next Sunday when a bumper crowd is expected at their Cusack Park HQ when the host rivals Limerick in a battle for promotion to the top flight of the Allianz Hurling League.