I Brian Lohan: he is Clare’s  new hurling manager for a two-year term, with the option of a third. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

The Clare hurling saga finally concluded on Thursday evening with the ratification of Brian Lohan as the county’s new hurling manager for a two-year t(...)

Brian Lohan: the former Banner star remains one of the contenders for the Clare manager’s job. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

In Clareabbey on Wednesday night, if felt at times like there was a severed electrical cable flapping this way and that, live and dangerous and h(...)

Former Cork manager John Meyler doesn’t see the Munster format, which rotates the teams having to play three successive weekends, as being a problem in the modern game. Photograph:   Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Former Cork manager John Meyler believes that there is no issue with teams having to play three championship matches in successive weeks. He was talki(...)

Brian Lohan: A former Clare captain, he was also an inspirational  full-back on the team what won three Munster titles and two All-Ireland titles in 1995 and 1997. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Brian Lohan is the front-runner to be appointed new Clare manager when the process concludes with next week’s county committee meeting. The All-Irel(...)

 Donal Maloney will not be managing the Clare hurlers in 2020. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Clare hurlers will have a new manager at the helm in 2020, after Donal Moloney confirmed his decision not to seek another term. Moloney and Gerry(...)

Liam Mellows manager Louis Mulqueen celebrates after the game with selector Paul Mitchell. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Liam Mellows 3-12 Gort 1-15 Conor Kavanagh’s second-half goal sealed a famous victory for Liam Mellows who were crowned Galway champions for the firs(...)

Louis Mulqueen: Clare selector has been involved with  Clare county teams for many years. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Manager Davy Fitzgerald’s absence would be a severe loss to Clare hurlers this Sunday against Galway. The 44-year-old may or may not recover suffici(...)

 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 (...)

Manager Davy Fitzgerald and selector Louis Mulqueen at the coalface during the Munster semi-final win over Tipperary. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Louis Mulqueen, selector with Davy Fitzgerald’s management team has been at the coalface of Clare hurling for three decades, preparing teams. He has s(...)