Brian Hurley scores a goal for   Cork in their McGrath Cup victory over Waterford  in Mallow. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork 1-15 Clare 1-9 Cork clinched their eighth McGrath Cup with an expected win over Clare in a competitive final in Mallow on Friday night. Backed (...)

Paul Kinnerk rejoins the Clare hurling management team after a year’s absence. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

The return this week of Paul Kinnerk to the Clare hurling management is the latest evidence that manager David Fitzgerald is preparing a considerably(...)

Donal Óg Cusack has joined the Clare senior hurling management team as a coach and selector. Photograph: Inpho

Donal Óg Cusack has been named as part of the Clare senior hurling management team for the 2016 season. Three-time All-Ireland winner Cusack has been (...)

Dublin players celebrate  at the final whistle after beating Clare in the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship quarter-final play-off at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin’s defeated Clare at Semple Stadium to secure a spot in the Liberty Insurance senior camogie quarter-final. They play Wexford at Netwatch Culle(...)

Limerick’s Pat Ryan in action against Clare’s David Conroy at Cusack Park in Ennis.  Photo:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Limerick 0-22 Clare 0-19 Three-time Munster and All-Ireland champions Clare were dethroned by Limerick last night in front of 14,311 spectator(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch and Clarecaptain   Conor Cleary will be in action in the Munster U-21 final at Cusack Park. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

There would appear to be a little more than just a Munster under-21 hurling title at stake in Cusack Park this evening. The entire hurling mood of bo(...)

Longford’s Brian Kavanagh scores the first goal of the game with a penalty. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clare 1-12 Longford 2-12 Jack Sheedy’s Longford negotiated a difficult clash against Clare at Cusack Park, Ennis, on Saturday and came away with a th(...)

Offaly’s Michael Duignan is tackled by Clare full back Brian Lohan during the 1995 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

It will be the 20th anniversary – already! – next September but in the more modest environs of the qualifiers, Clare and Offaly will tomorrow stage(...)

“I know the intensity and work rate is coming back,” says Davy Fitzgerald of his Clare hurling team. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Davy Fitzgerald, in a rare interview outside a match-day situation, has stated his intent to continue as Clare hurling manager regardless of result(...)

Limerick manager TJ Ryan celebrates his side’s goal in the victory over Clare at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The usual 100mph opening thrust from the beautiful game ended with the narrowest of Munster Championship wins for Limerick and confirmation that Clare(...)