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#Colm Collins

# colm-collins - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

'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 9,142 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.

# colm-collins - Monday 8 July, 2019

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 7,474 Views 2 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'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 3,680 Views 1 Comment

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

# colm-collins - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

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 6,487 Views 2 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'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 14,111 Views 3 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Saturday 3 March, 2018

'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 15,291 Views 11 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

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 3,618 Views 4 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Sunday 5 March, 2017

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 11,726 Views 10 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Monday 27 February, 2017

'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 5,398 Views 5 Comments

The motion was passed at GAA Congress over the weekend.

# colm-collins - Monday 1 August, 2016

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 9,151 Views 23 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

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 7,549 Views 9 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Sunday 3 April, 2016

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 9,511 Views 5 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

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 6,978 Views 13 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Thursday 14 May, 2015

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

Clare football manager slapped with 12-week ban

May 14th 2015, 5:46 PM 8,326 Views 2 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

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 5,310 Views 5 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Monday 13 October, 2014

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 6,628 Views 2 Comments

The good times keep rolling for the Clare club.

# colm-collins - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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 4,351 Views 4 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Thursday 9 January, 2014

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 5,538 Views 0 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

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 6,327 Views 46 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Monday 2 December, 2013

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 5,852 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 4,324 Views 0 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Saturday 16 November, 2013

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 4,651 Views 8 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

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 4,778 Views 8 Comments

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

# colm-collins - Thursday 7 November, 2013

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 5,394 Views 9 Comments

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