Friday Hurling Results Round-Up

There were victories for Inagh/Kilnamona and Clonlara in the opening night’s action in this year’s Clare Senior Hurling Championship.

In Sixmilebridge, Clonlara overcame Newmarket-on-Fergus in a tight affair.

Playing with the wind in the first half, Clonlara led by two points at the break, 0-11 to 1-06 and after the break, Newmarket fought back and led inside the last ten minutes.

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But after Clonlara levelled matters, Michael O’Loughlin scored two points in the last few minutes, and delivering a win for Clonlara.

Inagh/Kilnamona, meanwhile, had a more comfortable time against Clooney-Quin at Cusack Park.

They led by ten points at half-time, after goals from Evan McNamara and Aidan McCarthy, and though Clooney-Quin upped their game in the second half, Inagh/Kilnamona were never threatened and won 2-17 to 0-14.

There were three games last night in the Intermediate Championship, meanwhile.

St. Joseph’s Doora/Barefield beat Smith O’Briens 1-20 to 1-15.

Tulla overcame Scarriff 1-17 to 2-11, and Bodyke beat Killanena 2-17 to 1-15.

Action continues in both competitions across the weekend, with more action on Saturday.