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Shane O’Donnell: will commence a Fullbright Scholarship in Harvard University in September. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Clare joint hurling manager Gerry O’Connor says Shane O’Donnell will not miss any championship action with the Banner despite taking up the chance to (...)

Gerry O’Connor: “We are effectively playing two National Leagues this year, except the ground conditions are going to be a lot harder the second time.”  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

“An Irish solution to an Irish problem,” laughs Gerry O’Connor, Clare co-manager, when the subject of tomorrow’s Munster Hurling League final comes u(...)

Clare’s Aron Shanagher. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Clare hurler Aron Shanagher has been ruled out for next year with a cruciate injury. The 20-year-old, who made his championship debut under Davy Fitz(...)

John McGrath celebrates scoring a late point in the All-Ireland SHC quarter-final against Clare  at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Tipperary 0-28 Clare 3-16 Cork’s new Páirc Uí Chaoimh threw its gates open on Saturday afternoon for the first of this year’s GAA All-Ireland hurling(...)

 Clare’s David McInerney will not feature against Tipperary. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

David McInerney and Aron Shanagher have been ruled out of the Clare team to face Tipperary in the All-Ireland quarter-finals this weekend after failin(...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan scores the opening goal in Thurles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 1-25 Clare 1-20 Signs were on from early on Sunday, as the Cork faithful made their way into Thurles clad in replica jerseys like red corpuscles(...)

Tom Devine celebrates scoring Waterford’s second goal during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match against Clare at  Cusack Park in  Ennis. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clare 1-22 Waterford 2-21   For 50 minutes in this blazing Allianz Hurling League Division One encounter, played in weather to grace the champio(...)

Tipperary’s Brendan Maher with a big hit on Cathal Malone of Clare as the sliotar goes out of play during their Allianz NHL Division 1A clash. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 0-28 Clare 0-21 Michael Ryan looked amused by it all. The Tipperary manager had just seen his team win for the third time in the Allianz Hu(...)

The injured Conor McGrath could prove a decisive loss for Clare. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

All-Ireland SHC qualifier round 2 Clare v Limerick, Semple Stadium, 7.0 [Live, Sky Sports]. Unease stalks this fixture. Clare must feel the anxiet(...)

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell tries to block down Waterford’s Austin Gleeson at Semple Stadium.  Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

My impression over the course of the National League final and the replay that followed was that Waterford were the better team over the two matches e(...)

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