Clare claim All Ireland Intermediate Hurling Title (ClareFM)

Clare have been crowned 2011 All Ireland Intermediate Hurling Champions.

The Banner side fought off the challenge of Kilkenny to claim the spoils at Semple Stadium in Thurles this evening.

After a rocky start and a goal and 2 points down, Darragh Keane scored the crucial goal 15 minutes in to put Clare back in the game.

At half time the Banner side lead by  1-8 to 1-4 and maintained the upper hand for the remainder of the game to run out 2-13 to 1-11 winners.