Mon, 20 Apr, 2020
In the second of a Championship series, hurlers chat about their hands the injuries sustained in the service of club and county. This week, All-Ireland winning Clare captain Anthony Daly talks to
Thu, 23 May, 2019
When we won the All-Ireland with Clare in 1995, the following year’s league kicked off that October. The celebrations obviously took their toll early in the campaign. We lost our first match to Kerry but the bank of fitness we’d built up stood to us as October segued into November. We went up to Birr and put on an exhibition against Offaly in our last match before the winter-break.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2019
Twenty years ago, there were the three shadowy priests who, it was claimed, had knowledge of Colin Lynch’s suspension before the Munster Council had even met to decide his faith. In Liam Doyle, Seánie McMahon, and Anthony Daly, meanwhile, Clare had the three wise kings, forming one of hurling’s greatest half-back lines. Two decades on from the Banner’s last Munster SHC success and the All-Ireland title that got away, the trio recall that tumultuous summer of ’98, from Lynch’s ban to Jimmy Cooney’s bad time-keeping.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
ON Wednesday, Seánie McMahon, Liam Doyle and I sat down with John Fogarty, of this parish, in Dromoland Castle. We rolled back the good times, regaled ourselves with old stories and rekindled those magical flames which burned in our hearts throughout our Clare careers (the details of the conversation appear elsewhere on the Irish Examiner website today).
Sat, 19 May, 2018
Met the proverbial — and in this case corporeal — man in the street the day before the league quarter-finals. The man in the street in question is a keen punter, often to be espied going in and out of his local Ladbrokes.
Sun, 23 Apr, 2017
Two All-Ireland titles and multiple All Star awards have secured Eoin Kelly’s place in Tipperary hurling folklore. Now he is slowly growing accustomed to life as a former inter-county hurler, but the memories of the glory days in blue and gold are as fresh as ever.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015