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37 year-old Niall Gilligan inspires Sixmilebridge to Clare hurling title TheScore.ie

Sixmilebridge 1-10 Newmarket-on-Fergus 0-11

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VERTERAN NIALL GILLIGAN was the scoring hero as Sixmilebridge won the Clare senior hurling title for the first time in 11 years at Cusack Park in Ennis this afternoon.

Sixmilebridge defeated reigning champions Newmarket-on-Fergus to land the Canon Hamilton trophy and helped them atone for their final loss to Crusheen two years ago. Continue reading

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Clare Cruise Past Galway to All Ireland Final

Clare have progressed to the All Ireland Under 21 Hurling final following a twelve point victory over Galway.

Just two points separated the sides at half time with the Banner men leading 0-05 to 0-03.   Cathal “Tots” O’Connell goaled for the defending champions on the restart and from there the Donal Maloney and Gerry O’Connor managed side dominated, finishing with a final score advantage of 1-16 to 0-07.   They will now meet Antrim in the final on September 14th after they pulled a big upset over Leinster champions Wexford in their semi-final.   They held on to win by 2-15 to 1-16, becoming the first Ulster team to reach the final.

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Culbert snatches a draw for Kilmurry.. (SMB GAA Notes)

Kilmurry 3-5 v 1-11 St. Finnachta’s

Parish League Round 4 @ Seanchoill

This clash was crucial for either team with a win necessary to keep up their respective chances of a final spot. Of course, a win for wither side along with a St. Mary’s victory over Cappa would leave it all to play for in the final round. Unfortunately, for anyone involved with this duo a draw was the end result and Cappa won the second match. Continue reading

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St. Mary’s overcome Kilmurry to reach the final…(SMB GAA Notes)

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St. Mary’s 1-12 v 2-7 Kilmurry

Parish Hurling League Round 3 @ Seanchoill

The eagerly anticipated clash of St. Mary’s and Kilmurry was expected to be a cracker and it definitely stood up to its billing. Continue reading