Podge Collins

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Cork’s Seamus Harnedy during the Munster SHC semi-final against Tipperary. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

This weekend Cork will have to deal with being favourites for the first time this summer but it’s less of a burden for them and can build confidence a(...)

Cork  forward Conor Lehane: county has the pace to cope with Clare’s movement. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

SUNDAY Munster SHC final Clare v Cork Semple Stadium, Thurles, 4.0; Live, RTE Clare are under new management this year and although the new direc(...)

Clare player Podge Collins: “Cork are the form side, will be favourites. They gave us a nice trimming in the league down in Páirc Uí Rinn.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Underachievement is not necessarily a dirty word, not when players like Podge Collins still have ample time and opportunity to readdress any imbalance(...)

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(...)

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