Clara’s Shane Prendergast and James Nolan celebrate their team’s win at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Clara 1-15 Carrickshock 2-10A late Lester Ryan goal saw Clara blast their way to the Kilkenny senior hurling title.Midfielder Ryan came forward to dri(...)

 Clara’s Lester Ryan and Keith Hogan tackle PJ Rowe of St Gabriel’s (London) in last year’s AIB All-Ireland intermediate hurling final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In Kilkenny, a senior county medal can be the most elusive prize of all. When Clara and Carrickshock parade around Nowlan Park in tomorrow’s showpiece(...)