Wolfe Tones squeeze into hurling quarter-final

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Although they lost to Clarecastle in a thrilling encounter on Sunday morning, Wolfe Tones have squeezed through to the last eight of the senior hurling championship.

Clarecastle won by a point, 2-22 to 2-21 but it wasn’t enough for the Magpies to avoid the relegation play-off. They finished level in their group with Wolfe Tones and Scariff but because the Shannon men have the best scoring difference, they have advanced to the quarter-final.

In the other game in this group, champions Sixmilebridge beat Scariff 2-16 to 1-17 in Cusack Park. This win maintains their perfect record and they top the group.


Corofin kept their hopes of winning the intermediate hurling championship alive following a 1-22 to 3-14 win over St Joseph’s Doora-Barefield. Corofin had to win to stay in the championship and now both clubs have progressed to the knock-out stages.

In the ladies senior football championship, Banner Ladies beat West Clare Gaels 4-12 to 1-8 in Cross this morning, while Kilmihil got the better of Kilmurry Ibrickane in Quilty. It finished

In the intermediate ladies football championship, Liscannor defeated CĂșil Gaels 4-4 to 2-11 in Moher.