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# colm-collins - This year 2022

Clare football boss Collins adds new coaches for 10th season in charge
# Backroom
# Backroom

Clare football boss Collins adds new coaches for 10th season in charge

Oct 4th 2022, 9:30 PM 6,591 Views 2 Comments

Colm Collins is the longest-serving manager with the same team in the inter-county game.

# colm-collins - Last year 2021

'He's an absolute master of the craft' - Why Clare's long-serving boss shows no signs of stopping
# The West's Awake
# The West's Awake

'He's an absolute master of the craft' - Why Clare's long-serving boss shows no signs of stopping

Jun 26th 2021, 10:00 AM 18,448 Views 4 Comments

A masterful coach, Colm Collins has instilled belief and high standards in Clare’s footballers for years. This evening his eighth championship with the Banner throws in.

# colm-collins - All time

'It's very important to distinguish between your livelihood and your pastime' - Clare boss on GAA return
# The Choice
# The Choice

'It's very important to distinguish between your livelihood and your pastime' - Clare boss on GAA return

May 6th 2020, 10:40 PM 9,205 Views 6 Comments

Colm Collins says that the last thing he wants is for any player or their extended family to be ‘put in danger by pressure to play’ when GAA returns.

Clare bow out - 'Absolutely devastated to lose, they died with their boots on'
# Paying Tribute
# Paying Tribute

Clare bow out - 'Absolutely devastated to lose, they died with their boots on'

Jul 8th 2019, 6:30 AM 7,510 Views 2 Comments

Colm Collins praised his players after they lost out to Meath.

'It's very positive' - Clare's football supremo provides continuity as a sixth season beckons in 2019
# Banner Boost
# Banner Boost

'It's very positive' - Clare's football supremo provides continuity as a sixth season beckons in 2019

Sep 20th 2018, 7:30 PM 3,721 Views 1 Comment

The reappointment of Colm Collins was ratified in Clare on Tuesday night.

Collins joins group including Harte and Gavin as he heads for sixth year in charge of Clare footballers
# Business As Usual
# Business As Usual

Collins joins group including Harte and Gavin as he heads for sixth year in charge of Clare footballers

Sep 18th 2018, 10:46 PM 6,560 Views 2 Comments

Colm Collins will now become the fourth longest-serving inter-county football manager.

'The ref just gave up keeping the score at one stage, that's no word of a lie' - Clare's football progress
# Banner Boost
# Banner Boost

'The ref just gave up keeping the score at one stage, that's no word of a lie' - Clare's football progress

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:15 AM 14,179 Views 3 Comments

The strides made by the Clare footballers leave them in good stead before tomorrow’s Munster semi-final.

'Absolute insanity' - Collins lashes out at three-month suspension of Clare footballer
# Boiling Banner
# Boiling Banner

'Absolute insanity' - Collins lashes out at three-month suspension of Clare footballer

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 15,337 Views 11 Comments

Defender Gordon Kelly was banned for allegedly squirting a water bottle at an official.

Clare football boss agrees to remain in charge for a 5th season
# Good Move
# Good Move

Clare football boss agrees to remain in charge for a 5th season

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:51 AM 3,638 Views 4 Comments

Colm Collins doubles up as manager of the Banner and Cratloe.

Clare footballers secure famous league win over Cork with O'Dea and Malone grabbing goals
# Banner Upset
# Banner Upset

Clare footballers secure famous league win over Cork with O'Dea and Malone grabbing goals

Mar 5th 2017, 4:58 PM 11,759 Views 10 Comments

Colm O’Neill missed a penalty as the Rebels lost for the second time in Division 2 this spring.

'All of the players, all of the inter-county managers are not in favour of it and it’s in. So nice job by the GAA.'
# Changes
# Changes

'All of the players, all of the inter-county managers are not in favour of it and it’s in. So nice job by the GAA.'

Feb 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 5,423 Views 5 Comments

The motion was passed at GAA Congress over the weekend.

Clare boss - 'I think the provincials are dinosaurs and they need to be abolished'
# Colm Collins
# Colm Collins

Clare boss - 'I think the provincials are dinosaurs and they need to be abolished'

Aug 1st 2016, 6:30 AM 9,163 Views 23 Comments

The Clare boss want the inter-county Gaelic football structure overhauled.

Delight for Clare as midfielder gets red card overturned before Kerry Croke Park clash
# In The Clear
# In The Clear

Delight for Clare as midfielder gets red card overturned before Kerry Croke Park clash

Jul 27th 2016, 9:52 PM 7,582 Views 9 Comments

Cathal O’Connor was sent-off in last Saturday’s win over Roscommon.

Clare footballers celebrate promotion to Division 2 despite loss to Kildare today
# Going Up
# Going Up

Clare footballers celebrate promotion to Division 2 despite loss to Kildare today

Apr 3rd 2016, 4:19 PM 9,545 Views 5 Comments

Colm Collins side must plan without forward David Tubridy for the Division 3 final thought.

Davy Fitzgerald receives backing to stay on with Clare hurlers for another year
# Banner
# Banner

Davy Fitzgerald receives backing to stay on with Clare hurlers for another year

Jul 14th 2015, 6:18 PM 7,000 Views 13 Comments

The Banner’s senior football manager Colm Collins will also be in charge for 2016.

Clare football manager slapped with 12-week ban
# Banned
# Banned

Clare football manager slapped with 12-week ban

May 14th 2015, 5:46 PM 8,360 Views 2 Comments

The Banner men will take on Limerick but their manager will have to watch from the stands.

Exiled Davy O'Halloran will play for the Clare footballers instead this summer
# Code Breaker
# Code Breaker

Exiled Davy O'Halloran will play for the Clare footballers instead this summer

Apr 15th 2015, 2:26 PM 5,335 Views 5 Comments

‘Humiliated’ hurler togged out with Colm Collins’ squad for training this week.

Cratloe's Colm Collins - 'Shep The Dog would win a championship with them lads'
# Glory Days
# Glory Days

Cratloe's Colm Collins - 'Shep The Dog would win a championship with them lads'

Oct 13th 2014, 5:45 PM 6,840 Views 2 Comments

The good times keep rolling for the Clare club.

Podge Collins committed to balancing both codes in the championship
# Dual Star
# Dual Star

Podge Collins committed to balancing both codes in the championship

Apr 30th 2014, 11:46 AM 4,368 Views 4 Comments

The All-Star plans to line out for Clare’s hurlers and their footballers this summer.

Hectic: Training the Clare footballers and preparing to play an All-Ireland semi-final
# Juggling Act
# Juggling Act

Hectic: Training the Clare footballers and preparing to play an All-Ireland semi-final

Jan 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,577 Views 0 Comments

Paudie Kissane faces a busy time over the next few weeks.

Podge and Sean Collins set to be involved with Clare senior footballers this season
# Dual Stars
# Dual Stars

Podge and Sean Collins set to be involved with Clare senior footballers this season

Jan 8th 2014, 4:26 PM 6,387 Views 46 Comments

The duo starred for Cratloe in last year’s AIB Munster senior club football championship.

Could some of Clare's hurling stars join the Banner football ranks in 2014?
# Dual Stars
# Dual Stars

Could some of Clare's hurling stars join the Banner football ranks in 2014?

Dec 2nd 2013, 4:08 PM 5,869 Views 7 Comments

Liam MacCarthy Cup winners caught the eye while in action for Cratloe in yesterday’s Munster senior club football decider.

Cratloe boss: 'We're sickened - I thought we'd the game won'
# Underdogs
# Underdogs

Cratloe boss: 'We're sickened - I thought we'd the game won'

Dec 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,365 Views 0 Comments

The Clare club nearly pulled off a massive shock in yesterday’s AIB Munster SFC club final.

Can 8 Clare senior hurlers win a county football final today?
# Dual Stars
# Dual Stars

Can 8 Clare senior hurlers win a county football final today?

Nov 16th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,706 Views 8 Comments

Clare’s new senior football manager is in charge of Cratloe who take on Doonbeg today.

Brendan Bugler free to line out for Cratloe in Clare senior football final
# Swapping Codes
# Swapping Codes

Brendan Bugler free to line out for Cratloe in Clare senior football final

Nov 12th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,821 Views 8 Comments

Bugler is one of eight Banner senior hurlers in the Cratloe squad that face Doonbeg.

Clare football boss believes Paudie Kissane will be major asset as coach
# New Job
# New Job

Clare football boss believes Paudie Kissane will be major asset as coach

Nov 7th 2013, 1:05 PM 5,426 Views 9 Comments

The recently retired Cork defender is to take up a position with the Banner county.