Posts Tagged ‘Clare’

Time to ring the bell on player treatment?

Waterford’s Philip Mahony takes the hit from Clare’s John Conlon during last year's Division 1A meeting in Ennis.                     		| Photos: Noel Browne
The recent revelations that have emerged from the Clare hurling camp has left me perplexed. The story which The Irish Times broke over a week ago now describes how two players left the Clare panel after they were “humiliated” by the treatment they received from the Clare management. It’s that word “humiliated” that has been rattling [...]

Blitzed By The Banner

Clare’s Evan Courtney peels away from Waterford’s Conor Walsh during last Wednesday’s Munster Under-21 Quarter-Final at Miltown Malbay. 		 | Photo: With thanks to the Clare People
Another one of those nights for Waterford Under-21 football. In a town synonymous with music, Ger Power’s well-prepared side sadly didn’t find the tune they needed as a powerful Clare side led them a merry dance during a disappointingly one-sided contest. The first half saw the [...]

Time For A Giant Leap

Band of brothers: Waterford’s footballers are seeking a first Munster Under-21 Championship win since 2006.							| Photos: Noel Browne
While the scheduling of Wednesday night’s match in Miltown Malbay is, from a Waterford perspective, as questionable as it is entirely legitimate from a Clare viewpoint, one senses a motivated group has just been given a little more cause. An entirely reasonable request to have [...]