# Clare GAA

This month
March 2023
# Rebel Roar
Three-goal Cork overcome Clare with strong second-half display
The visitors trailed by one point at half-time but marched to victory after the restart.
Last month
February 2023
# memory lane
'Croke Park was rare for Clare footballers' - A famous All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin
Tonight’s Division 2 clash of Clare and Dublin brings up memories of the 1992 All-Ireland semi-final between the counties.
# Rising Stars
Six players to watch as UCC meet UL in the Sigerson Cup final
A goal-poacher turned goalkeeper from Cork and a free-scoring Leitrim midfielder are among those who could shine in Wednesday’s Sigerson Cup final.
# new dawn
'During my time in UL, being a Clare footballer was almost a negative'
Clare will be well represented in the 2023 Sigerson Cup final.
This year
# Talking Points
Dublin and Derry favourites, Cork's next step and aim for new managers
The second tier action commences tomorrow.
# Report
Tipperary too strong for Clare as Liam Cahill secures first win in charge
The feelgood factor was helped by fine performances from Michael Breen, Gearóid O’Connor and Seán Ryan.
Last year
# Backroom
Clare football boss Collins adds new coaches for 10th season in charge
Colm Collins is the longest-serving manager with the same team in the inter-county game.
# objection
Clare GAA order replay over penalty shootout controversy
Kildysart initially won the quarter-final on penalties.
# Update
Clare defender to undergo surgery after suffering serious injury during club game
There was a lengthy delay in the ambulance arriving to take Jason McCarthy to hospital from Cusack Park.
# Mistake
GAA issue apology to Clare for match programme error
The mistake was made all the more embarrassing given the Banner County sides of 1995 and ’97 were honoured at Croke Park on the occasion of the jubilee celebration
Kilkenny v Clare, All-Ireland SHC semi-final
Relive all the action from the first of the All-Ireland semi-finals at Croke Park.
# Terrible Twins
'To get the two of them back has been a big bonus' - Return of star duo key to Banner charge
Peter Duggan and Shane O’Donnell have been major additions to the Clare attack since returning this year.
# Clare GAA
Clare GAA secretary Pat Fitzgerald to step down next month
Fitzgerald has spent 32 years in the position.
# Final Four
Galway to face Limerick and Clare take on Kilkenny as All-Ireland semi-final pairings confirmed
Two mouth-watering ties are on the way in July.
# potential smokescreen
Hayes and Duggan not named to start for Clare despite successful appeals
Wexford, meanwhile, have named Diarmuid O’Keeffe among their substitutes ahead of today’s All-Ireland quarter-final.
# Reprieve
Clare boost as Peter Duggan and Rory Hayes both have their bans overturned
Galway’s Cianan Fahy has also had his two-match suspension thrown out having previously been reprimanded for an incident in the Leinster final defeat to Kilkenny.
# the banner roar
Clare finish strong to come out on top of Croke Park thriller
Clare are through to only their second All-Ireland SFC quarter-final after edging out Roscommon.
# Gillane returns
John Kiely makes three changes to Limerick team ahead of Munster final
A packed to capacity Semple Stadium will host Limerick and Clare on Sunday.
Clare can afford to ring changes as they take care of business against Waterford
The Déise will be left a lot of questions to answer after a display that lacked fight and belief, two prerequisites for any championship outing.
# Family ties
'Dad had passed the year before and he is a huge part of me playing football. You miss him'
Gráinne Harvey is one of four sisters who have played for the Clare Ladies in the last decade.
# even stevens
Clare come from behind to seal draw in Cork's backyard
Cork and Clare shared the spoils in Division 2 this evening.
# Off the Mark
Kingston on fire as Cork begin league with impressive nine-point win over Clare
The Rebels enjoyed a strong scoring blitz either side of half-time as they stormed to victory.
# difficult decision
All-Ireland winner Galvin forced to retire from inter-county hurling with Clare
The 29-year-old has suffered with a persistent groin injury in recent years.
All time
# New Rebel Recruit
He has his detractors but Fitzgerald will boost camogie profile with new Cork role
The Clare hurling legend was announced as a shock addition to the Cork camogie management.
# Onwards
Clare overcome spirited Kerry display to book semi-final date with Limerick
Shane Punch and Oisín O’Donnell both scored goals for Clare to help them to victory.
# Round-Up
Paddy Christie's Tipp book Munster semi-final spot while Waterford hit four goals to advance
There was plenty of drama in the U20 quarter-finals this evening.
# Get Your Tickets
3,000 fans permitted to attend Munster SHC semi-final between Clare and Tipp
Tickets for the crunch tie will be made available to the clubs of both counties tomorrow morning.
# raising the banner
'He was operating at a different level even back then' - the rise of a prodigious hurling talent
Some of those that know him best on the magic of Tony Kelly.
# done and dusted
'You've got to stop' - Fitzgerald criticises media coverage of close contacts issue with Clare
The Wexford manager says he believes the matter to be closed.
# Team news
Conor McManus to make first league start for Monaghan as Cork name team to face Clare
There’s plenty of football league action to look forward to this weekend.
# statement
Clare insist close contacts call made after 'discussions' between HSE contact tracing and Wexford players
The fallout continues from the league clash between Wexford and Clare earlier this month.
# protocols
Wexford chairman calls for Clare boss Lohan to retract 'outrageous' comments
The fall-out continues from the recent National Hurling League fixture between the counties.
# Speaking out
'There's pages and pages of abuse' - Fitzgerald on online trolling aimed at himself and father
The Wexford boss was speaking on The Late Late Show.
# Interview
'You either get sober, end up in jail or in a brown box. I wasn't far away from any of them'
Former Wexford goalkeeping coach Noel Considine speaks to The42 about his horrific journey to conquering alcoholism.
# Out Of The Hat
Dublin to face Cork while Laois paired with Clare in All-Ireland hurling qualifier draw
Wexford and Tipperary have been given a bye into Round 2 of the qualifiers.
# casualties
'There is genuine concern that we’re not as strong' - Key losses in Clare squad heading into championship
John Conlon and Colm Galvin are among the main absentees for the hurlers.
# Make Your Choice
Open thread: What is your favourite All-Ireland hurling breakthrough story?
Let the debate begin.
# last man standing
Clare hurling management saga draws to a close as Lohan appointed on two-year term
White smoke in the Banner with the two-time All-Ireland winner taking over.
# Candidates
Lohan and Mulqueen to battle it out for Clare hurling job as drawn out saga nears end
The Banner are looking to replace outgoing joint-bosses Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor.
# Ruthless
McGrath brothers star as Tipperary crush Clare to close in on Munster final spot
Liam Sheedy’s side produced a clinical performance which included three goals.