The Nire’s Conor Gleeson fields the ball with John Galvin of Cratloe attempting tyo block. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Munster Club Senior Football Championship The Nire 1-13 Cratloe 2-8 After extra-time Cratloe’s hopes of a Munster senior club championship double we(...)

Cork’s Seamus Harnedy in action against  Cian Dillon of Clare during last September’s drawn All-Ireland final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Although Cork won just one of the six matches the counties played in 2013, one ended in a draw and another went to extra time so there hasn’t been mu(...)

Forward Pádraic “Podge” Collins saw his wonderful 2013 championship rewarded last night when he was named as one of the eight Clare players on this year’s All Star selection. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The revolution is complete, all resistance now futile. It may not be an all-time record but Clare’s eight All Star awards equals their best ever haul,(...)

 Clare supporters mob Shane O’Donnell after the GOAL challenge game at Sixmilebridge. Photograph:   Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

In Sixmilebridge, there is a row of houses so close to the GAA pitch people can keep one eye on the television and another on the match outside their (...)

Clare and Cork stand to attention before the national anthem prior to the start of the drawn All-Ireland final earlier this month. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Hurling this evening gets the chance to sign off on the 2013 championship with a great finale to a memorable season. It will be the first All-Ireland (...)

Davy Fitzgerald at the Clare Hurling Press Night, Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis. James Crombie/Inpho

Clare manager David Fitzgerald has named an unchanged team for tomorrow’s All-Ireland hurling final replay against Cork at Croke Park. The team that (...)

Clare captain Paul Flanagan with the trophy after their victory over Antrim in the All-Ireland  under-21 hurling final at Semple Stadium. Photograph:   Brendan Moran /Sportsfile

Clare 2-28 Antrim 0-12: It wasn’t the complete landslide that was predicted, it was worse, Clare having to hold themselves back in the end to prevent (...)

Clare’s manager Davy Fitzgerald celebrates after his side win a line ball in yesterday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final against Cork. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

ALL-IRELAND SHC FINAL:CORK 3-16 CLARE 0-25If there had been any doubt about the ability of the All-Ireland hurling final to deliver an appropriate cli(...)

Gavin O’Mahony tries to tackle Padraic Collins but  is upended by Colin Ryan of Clare

Clare 1-22Limerick 0-18When it’s not happening it’s not happening. Limerick, having breathed the oxygen-rich air of genuine All-Ireland ambition for t(...)

Clare’s Conor McGrath celebrates scoring a goal against Galway in the All-Ireland hurling quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Clare 1-23 Galway 2-14: Given the hurling championship it’s been so far it somehow made sense that the beaten All-Ireland finalists Galway have made t(...)