Last year’s runners-up Newmarket-on-Fergus were the biggest casualties on the opening evening of the county senior camogie championship.
Cathal Kilmartin’s charges suffered a suprise 2-14 to 1-6 defeat to Scariff/Ogonnelloe in Clonlara.
Newly promoted Kilkishen/Bodyke celebrated their return to the top flight with a 1-15 to 1-10 win over Kilmaley in Shannon.
And former Clare star Deirdre Murphy struck 1-9 in Clooney/Quin’s 1-13 to 0-13 victory over Sixmilebridge in Fr. McNamara Park.
In the intermediate championship, Feakle/Killanena beat Éire Óg 7-17 to 0-6, Whitegate defeated Inagh/Kilnamona 2-9 to 1-8, and St. Joseph’s Doora/Barefield were 2-13 to 2-9 winners over Clarecastle/Ballyea.