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Clare’s Patrick O’Connor leads the team during the pre-match parade against Limerick in Thurles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There was far more pressure on Clare than on Limerick in Sunday’s Munster semi-final. After three seasons of misfiring since the All-Ireland victory(...)

Limerick’s Richie English in action against Clare’s two-goal hero Shane O’Donnell at  Semple Stadium. Photograph: Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When Shane O’Donnell scored a point after his second goal and Clare led by seven, the excitement and freshness and energy of 2013 really looked like i(...)

Limerick’s Declan Hannon tries to block Conor McGrath’s strike during the Munster SHC semi-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

CLARE 3-17 LIMERICK 2-16 It was almost exactly as Clare would have wished. They survived the voodoo of this fixture with its alternating outcomes to (...)

Armagh’s Aidan Forker in action against Tipperary’s Robbie Kiely during the league clash at the Athletic Grounds.   Photograph: Philip Magowan/Presseye/Inpho

Saturday Leinster SFC quarter-final Carlow v Dublin Portlaoise, 7.00 Live, Sky Sports, 6.00 Referee: Seán Hurson (Tyrone) Carlow don’t have the (...)

 Conor McGrath could help tip the balance in Clare’s favour. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clare and Limerick is one of those local derby matches where the favourites have a history of getting turned over and the advantage swings from one co(...)

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(...)

Clare’s Podge Collins (centre) has been tweeting his disapproval of the new football championship format. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

It has been a rather strange week in the GAA. Congress made the right decision, but delivered it in the most damaging fashion possible. The intercount(...)

GAA Congress have voted in favour of the ‘Super 8’. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA Congress this morning passed the motion to replace the All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals with a ‘Super 8’ round-robin format - despite both the c(...)

David Fitzgerald, now Wexford manager, at the launch of the Allianz League. People felt his reign in Clare had come to a natural end. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

It’s now two decades since hurling’s ‘Revolution Years’, to borrow author Denis Walsh’s phrase, and what has cast the mid-90s into such stark relief h(...)

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