The Clare senior championships have thrown up some intriguing contests following the draw in Clareabbey.
Defending hurling champions Ballyea face 2017 finalists Clooney/Quin in the stand out first round draw while O’Callaghan’s Mills meet 2016 runners-up Clonlara.
Eire Og against Kilmaley is another interesting showdown, as is Inagh/Kilnamona and Tulla’s meeting.
Newly promoted Feakle are against Newmarket-on-Fergus, Sixmilebridge face Clarecastle, Wolfe Tones meet Crusheen, and Cratloe take on Whitegate.
In football, the new format has produced a Group of Death as three recent finalists – Cooraclare, Doonbeg and Ennistymon battle for two quarter-final places.
It will be equally competitive in Cratloe’s group as they take on Clondegad and Eire Og.
Title holders St. Joseph’s Miltown/Malbay are joined by Kilmihil, Kilrush and the O’Curry’s/Naomh Eoin amalgamation.
While their predecessors Kilmurry/Ibrickane must tackle Lissycasey and Corofin.
Clare Senior Hurling Championship 2019
Feakle vs Newmarket-on-Fergus
O’Callaghan’s Mills vs Clonlara
Sixmilebridge vs Clarecastle
Inagh/Kilnamona vs Tulla
Wolfe Tones vs Crusheen
Ballyea vs Clooney/Quin
Cratloe vs Whitegate
Eire Og vs Kilmaley
Clare Senior Football Championship 2019
Group 1 – St. Joseph’s Miltown/Malbay, Kilmihil, Kilrush Shamrocks, O’Curry’s/Naomh Eoin
Group 2 – Kilmurry/Ibrickane, Lissycasey, Corofin
Group 3 – Ennistymon, Doonbeg, Cooraclare
Group 4 – Cratloe, Clondegad, Eire Og
Clare Intermediate Hurling Championship 2019
Tubber vs Newmarket-on-Fergus
Bodyke vs Parteen
Clarecastle vs Corofin
Killanena vs Inagh/Kilnamona
Eire Og vs Scariff
Broadford vs Ruan
Smith O’Brien’s vs Sixmilebridge
St. Joseph’s Doora/Barefield vs Cratloe
Clare Intermediate Football Championship 2019
Group 1 – Kilfenora, Liscannor, Wolfe Tones
Group 2 – Kildysart, St. Joseph’s Doora/Barefield, Naomh Eoin
Group 3 – Kilkee, O’Curry’s, Shannon Gaels
Group 4 – Coolmeen, Eire Og, St. Breckan’s
Clare Junior A Hurling Championship 2019
Group 1 – Crusheen, O’Callaghan’s Mills, Clonlara, Clooney/Quin, Ennistymon, Ballyea
Group 2 – Ogonnelloe, Broadford, Kilmaley, Wolfe Tones, Inagh/Kilnamona
Clare Junior A Football Championship 2019
Group 1 – Ballyvaughan, St. Joseph’s Doora/Barefield, Meelick, Kilrush Shamrocks
Group 2 – Cratloe, Banner, Ennistymon, Michael Cusacks
Group 3 – St. Joseph’s Miltown/Malbay, Clooney/Quin, Cooraclare, Killimer
Group 4 – Doonbeg, Lissycasey, Kilmurry/Ibrickane
Clare Junior B Hurling Championship 2019
Group 1 – Tulla, Clonlara, St. Joseph’s Doora/Barefield, Smith O’Brien’s, Parteen
Group 2 – Whitegate, Cratloe, Clooney/Quin, Sixmilebridge, Tubber
Group 3 – Eire Og, O’Callaghan’s Mills, Wolfe Tones, Scariff, Clarecastle
Group 4 – Newmarket-on-Fergus, Kilmaley, Feakle, Banner
Clare Junior B Football Championship 2019
Group 1 – Clondegad, Moy, Coolmeen, St. Breckan’s, Shannon Gaels
Group 2 – Wolfe Tones, Parteen, Eire Og, Corofin
Clare Junior C Hurling Championship 2019
Preliminary Round – Kilkee/Bealaha vs Ruan
Quarter-Finals – St. Joseph’s Doora/Barefield vs Broadford, Corofin vs Preliminary Round Winners, Banner vs Killanena, Clonbony vs Bodyke