Ballyea Begin Title Defence With Extra-Time Victory

Senior Hurling Championship – Saturday, 3rd August 2019

Ballyea 3-23 Clooney/Quin 2-19 AET

This opening round tie in Cusack Park delivered a spectacle for supporters in the senior hurling championship as defending champions Ballyea qualified for the Round 2 winners group.

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Goals from Tadhg Lynch, Tony Kelly and Niall Deasy allowed Kevin Sheehan’s charges come back from seven behind to take a 3-23 to 2-19 victory.

For Clare FM, Derek Dormer reports.