Hurling Fixtures Confirmed As Previous Champions Go Head-To-Head

The last two winners of the county senior hurling championship go head-to-head next Saturday evening in Cusack Park.

Clare GAA have confirmed the second round fixtures with defending champions Ballyea facing Sixmilebridge at 6.15pm.

It’s part of a double header with another game from the winners group as Feakle take on Crusheen at 4.45pm.

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There’s two other games with quarter-final spots up for grabs. Éire Óg face Clonlara in Broadford at 3pm. And on Sunday, it’s Cratloe vs Inagh/Kilnamona in Cusack Park at 12pm.

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In the losers section, eight teams are fighting for championship survival on Saturday.

Sixmilebridge hosts a double header with O’Callaghan’s Mills up against Newmarket-on-Fergus at 1.30pm followed by Whitegate and Kilmaley at 3pm.

Tulla and Wolfe Tones battle to avoid the relegation play-offs in Clarecastle at 2.30pm. And at 4.30pm in Shannon, Clarecastle meet Clooney/Quin.

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Saturday, 17th August

Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 2

Cratloe vs Clarecastle (1pm Newmarket)
Bodyke vs Ruan (4pm Clarecastle)
Tubber vs Corofin (4.45pm Tulla)
Scariff vs Parteen (6.15pm Tulla)
St. Joseph’s Doora/Barefield vs Broadford (6pm Shannon)
Smith O’Brien’s vs Inagh/Kilnamona (6.15pm Bodyke)

Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 2

Sixmilebridge vs Newmarket-on-Fergus (12pm Gurteen)
Killanena vs Éire Óg (12.30pm Crusheen)