All-Star spurring Fitzgerald to continue

Davy Fitzgerald, the sole Clare representative on the 2005 Vodafone GAA Hurling All-Star team, has repeated his determination to continue his inter-county goalkeeping career into next season.

Davy Fitzgerald, the sole Clare representative on the 2005 Vodafone GAA Hurling All-Star team, has repeated his determination to continue his inter-county goalkeeping career into next season.

The diminutive Banner stopper, speaking at the Dublin launch of his official biography "Passion and Pride" at the Sunnybank Hotel, admitted: "I have no notion of retiring yet.

"When you get an All-Star, especially after 10 years, it comes as a great boost and it confirms that you are as good as any other goalkeeper.

"I want to see if I can repeat it all again next year and hopefully help Clare challenge for another All-Ireland."

Fitzgerald helped the Banner to All-Ireland SHC titles in 1995 and '97 and previously won All-Star awards in '95 and 2002.

The 33-year-old Sixmilebridge clubman, who made his senior championship debut for Clare against Limerick back in 1990, trained Limerick IT to their first ever Fitzgibbon Cup title last March and is widely tipped to go into inter-county management when he hangs up his hurl.

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