Clare minors face must win game tonight

Starting with gaelic football and the Clare minors face a must win game tonight against Waterford if they are to progress any further in the Munster championship.

Clare host the Deise following defaet to Cork last week with the winner of tonight’s game going into another qualifer against Tipperray.

Manager Michael Considine says Waterford despite last weeks loss to Limerick will be difficult opponents tonight:


Throw in at cusack Park is at 6pm.

Elsewhere and the Clare hurlers have 2 weeks to prepare for their Divison 2 final with Wexford following yesterday’s win over Kildare.

Gery Quinn and Brian O Connell returned to the starting 15 for the victory  following recent injuries but it is unlikely that Darach Honan will have recovered  from his hamstring injury in time for the decider on the 2nd of May .

Staying with hurling and the celebrations are continuing on Clonroadmore In ennis today after  Eire Og’s U21 vcitory over Sixmilebridge yesterday.

The championship  is  the first the townies have won since 1977 at U21 level and was achieved despite trailing by 1-5 to no score after 15 minutes.

Captain  Kevin Brennan says the win is great for hurling in Ennis.

Ennistymon was also the scene of celebrations  last evening as they claimed their first ever U21 hurling title.

The north Clare men beat Sixmilebridge by 1-9 to 10 points with a Michael Houlihan goal proving crucial.

Chairman Pascal Malone is hopful for the future of the clib:

There is  more reaction from all of this weekend’s U21 hurling finals available on the Sideline View page on the Clare Fm website at