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Clare GAA

Clare GAA
Irish:An Clár CLG
Nickname(s):The Banner
County colours:Saffron, Blue          
Ground(s):Cusack Park, Ennis
Dominant sport:Hurling
NFL:Division 2
NHL:Division 1A
Football Championship:Sam Maguire Cup
Hurling Championship:Liam MacCarthy Cup
Ladies' Gaelic football:Brendan Martin Cup
Camogie:O'Duffy Cup
Standard kit
Regular kit
Change kit

The Clare County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Coiste Contae an Chláir) or Clare GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in County Clare. Clare plays its home games at Cusack Park in Ennis.

The Clare Hurling team compete in the Munster championship which it has won six times, most recently in 1998.[1] Clare has won the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship four times in its history. They won their first title in 1914 and it took another 81 years for them to win their next title in 1995, which remains the record wait for a successive title in Senior Championship history. Clare won their most recent two titles in 1997 and 2013. Clare compete in Division 1 of the National Hurling League.

Cusack Park

Cusack Park (Páirc Uí Chíosóg in Irish) is the primary home of the Clare Hurling, Gaelic Football, Camogie and Peil na mBan teams at all grades.

Named after the founder of the GAA, Michael Cusack, the ground had an original capacity of about 28,000 (mostly terraced), but following a 2011 safety review, the certified capacity was reduced to 14,864. Three sides of the ground are terraced - the two areas behind the goals and one terraced length of the pitch which is also covered.

In 2006 there were media reports of substantial offers from property developers to buy the stadium and relocate it to a new 42,000 capacity site outside the town centre. However by 2009 it appeared unlikely given the recent Celtic Tiger crash that this would happen. Between 2009-12, Clare GAA invested over EUR500,000 in refurbishment works including pitch drainage and fencing around the pitch. In 2015 a major renovation started, this included the demolition and re-erection of the main stand and construction of a new entrance/exit at the north side of the stadium. Once completed in late 2017 the official capacity was increased to 19,000 people for the start of the 2018 season.

On 17 June 2018 the stadium was completely sold out for the first time since re-opening for the visit of local rivals Limerick GAA[2][3]

The knockout stages of the Clare Senior Hurling Championship and the Clare Senior Football Championship are held annually in the stadium.


Senior Hurling

At senior level, Clare have won 6 Munster titles and 4 All-Ireland championships.

Early Successes (1889-1932)

In 1889, Clare won their first provincial title after receiving a walkover from Kerry in the final. Clare contested the All-Ireland final, but lost to Dublin 5-1 to 1-6.

Early Clare hurling team

1914 saw Clare claim another Munster title when they beat Cork by 3-02 to 3-01. Clare then defeated Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final by 6-06 to 0-00 to reach the All-Ireland final for the first time their history. In the final Clare beat Laois by 2-04 to 1-02 and Amby Power became the first man to captain Clare to an All-Ireland hurling title.

In 1932, Clare captured another provincial title, defeating Cork on a scoreline of 5-02 to 4-01. They went on to contest the All-Ireland final, but lost to Kilkenny by 3-03 to 2-03.

The Revolutionary Years Under Ger Loughnane (1995-2000)

After losing Munster finals in 1993 and 1994, Len Gaynor was replaced as manager by Ger Loughnane. Clare made a return to the provincial decider in 1995 after a 2-13 to 3-09 victory over Cork in the semi-final. In the final minutes of the game, Cork were leading by two points when Clare earned a sideline which was taken by Fergie Tuohy. It travelled to the edge of the square, where Ollie Baker doubled on the sliotar, scoring a goal, to put Clare through. In the final, Clare faced Limerick. Clare dominated the game and ran out easy victors by 1-17 to 0-11. This was Clare's first Munster title in 63 years. In the All-Ireland semi-final, Clare played Galway. 2-01 from Ger O'Loughlin and 0-07 from Jamesie O'Connor saw Clare account for the tribesmen by 3-12 to 1-13. Offaly, reigning All-Ireland champions, awaited Clare in the final. In the second half, an Anthony Daly free rebounded off the post and fell to Eamonn Taaffe at the edge of the square, who sent the ball crashing to the back of the Offaly net. Clare ran out 1-13 to 2-08 victors.

In 1996, Clare were defeated in the opening round of the Munster Championship by Limerick on a scoreline of 1-13 to 0-15. This put an end to Clare's championship.

In 1997, Clare defeated Kerry and Cork to qualify for the Munster final against Tipperary. The match was held in Cork and Clare edged a tight affair by 1-18 to 0-18. Clare defeated Kilkenny by 1-17 to 1-13 in the All-Ireland semi-final. In the subsequent All-Ireland final, Clare were faced by Tipperary who went through the back door to reach the final. A late Tipperary goal saw the Premier county take lead but the teams were tied at 2-13 to 0-19 entering the closing stages. Jamesie O'Connor then scored a point to win Clare the All-Ireland. He finished the match with 0-07 and his outstanding performances throughout the year would see him win the Hurler of the Year award.

In 1998, Clare retained the Munster title. Clare defeated Cork by 0-21 to 0-13 to qualify for the final where they faced Waterford. A late goal from a Paul Flynn free tied the games at 1-16 to 3-10 and sent the match to a replay. Clare won out 2-16 to 0-10 winners. In the semi-final of the All-Ireland Clare faced Offaly. The game ended a draw, 1-13 apiece. In the replay Clare were leading in the closing stages by 2-10 to 1-16, however the referee accidentally blew the match up early. When the whistle blew there was disarray in Croke Park as the disgruntled Offaly supporters began a sit-down protest on the pitch. As the game hadn't been completed to 70 minutes, the semi final had to be replayed. On this occasion, Offaly won out by 0-16 to 0-13.

In 1999, Clare defeated Tipperary to qualify for the Munster final, and set up the possibility of Clare winning their third successive Munster title. Cork won on a scoreline of 1-15 to 0-14. In the All-Ireland quarter-final against Galway, Clare ran out victors by 3-18 to 2-14 after a replay. In the semi-final, Kilkenny beat Clare 2-14 to 1-13.

In the 2000 Championship, Clare lost their Munster semi-final to Tipperary on a scoreline of 2-19 to 1-14. This was to be Ger Loughnane's last match as Clare manager.

The Davy Fitzgerald Era (2012-2016)

In 2012, Davy Fitzgerald began his tenure as Clare manager. At the time Clare had fallen down the game's pecking order, having not won a championship match since 2008 and they were also in the second tier of the Hurling League. Clare won Division 1B of the league to gain promotion for the following year. In the Munster Championship, Clare lost to Waterford by 2-17 to 1-18. Clare then faced Dublin in a Qualifier. In what was Tony Kelly's first senior game for the county, he scored 1-02 to help Clare win by 1-16 to 0-16.[4] In the next round Limerick beat Clare by 3-18 to 1-20.

In 2013, Clare won their Munster Quarter-Final against Waterford by 2-20 to 1-15, outscoring them by 2-12 to 0-06 in the second half. This was Clare's first win in Munster since 2008. In the Semi-Final, Clare lost to Cork by 0-23 to 0-15. Clare then beat Laois and Wexford in the qualifiers. This put Clare in the All-Ireland quarter-final where they beat Galway by 1-23 to 2-14. Munster Champions Limerick awaited Clare in the semi-final. An early Darach Honan goal helped Clare win out by 1-22 to 0-18 and qualify for their first final since 2002.[5] The All-Ireland final was held on 8 September and Clare were leading at half time. In the second half Cork scored three goals to get back into the game. With the sides level, Patrick Horgan scored to put Cork in the lead. Moments later, in injury-time, Domhnall O'Donovan pointed to send the game to a replay. Full-time score: 3-16 to 0-25.[6] On 28 September 2013, Clare won the replay by 5-16 to 3-16. Shane O'Donnell scored 3-03 to help Clare to victory. A Conor McGrath goal in the 61st minute was quickly followed by 3 points to put Clare 4-16 to 2-16 ahead. A late Stephen Moylan goal was cancelled out by a Darach Honan goal to see Clare win by 5-16 to 3-16.[7] Clare's centre-forward, Tony Kelly, was awarded the Young Hurler of the Year and Hurler of the Year awards.[8]

In 2014, Clare lost a Munster semi-final to Cork by 2-23 to 2-18. In Round 1 of the Qualifiers, 14-man Clare drew 2-25 apiece with Wexford.[9] In the replay in Wexford Park, despite being down to 13 men, Clare forced the game to extra-time before losing out by 2-25 to 2-22.[10] Clare hurling was dealt a further blow at the end of 2014 when it was announced that the Cratloe trio of Podge and Sean Collins and Cathal McInerney were focusing on football for the following year.

2015 began in a tumultuous fashion for the Clare team with two players, Davy O'Halloran and Nicky O'Connell, oping to leave the panel after they believed they were subjected to unfair disciplinary action. On the field of play, Clare lost four of their five league group stage matches before being relegated to Division 1B, afterlosing a play-off by 1-18 to 1-17 to Kilkenny. Clare also suffered defeat in the first round of the Munster Championship, losing to Limerick by 1-19 to 2-15. A comprehensive 3-26 to 0-15 win over Offaly put Clare into Round 2 of the Qualifiers, where they lost to Cork by 0-20 to 0-17.

In May 2016, Clare won the National Hurling League for the first time since 1978 after a 1-23 to 2-19 win against Waterford in a replay.[11][12]

Managerial History

Name Club From To All-Ireland Munster NHL WCC / MSHL C'ship Record
Fr. Harry Bohan Colours of Leitrim.svgFeakle 1970 1976 1971(D2) - P10
W2 D1 L7
Fr. Harry Bohan
Justin McCarthy
Colours of Leitrim.svgFeakle
Passage West (Cork)
1977 1980 1977(D1), 1978(D1) - P9
W4 D1 L4
Fr. Harry Bohan Colours of Leitrim.svgFeakle 1981 1983 1981(D2) - P5
W2 D0 L3
Éamonn Cregan Claughaun (Limerick) 1984 1985 1985(D2) - P4
W1 D1 L2
Séamus Durack Colours of Cork.svgÉire Óg, Ennis 1986 1989 - P8
W3 D1 L4
Len Gaynor Kilruane MacDonagh's (Tipperary) 1990 1994 1990(D2), 1994(D2) - P10
W4 D1 L5
Ger Loughnane Colours of Leitrim.svgFeakle 1995 2000 1995, 1997 1995, 1997, 1998 - P24
W14 D4 L6
Cyril Lyons Colours of Clare.svgRuan 2001 2003 - P10
W5 D0 L5
Anthony Daly Colours of Sligo.svgClarecastle 2004 2006 - P17
W10 D1 L6
Tony Considine Colours of Laois.svgCratloe 2007 2007 P5
W3 D0 L2
Mike McNamara Colours of Leinster Council.svgScariff 2008 2009 2009 P7
W3 D0 L4
Ger O'Loughlin Colours of Sligo.svgClarecastle 2010 2011 P4
W0 D0 L4
Davy Fitzgerald Colours of Clare.svgSixmilebridge 2012 2016 2013 2012(D2), 2016(D2)
2013, 2016 P21
W10 D2 L9
Gerry O'Connor
Donal Moloney
Colours of Cork.svgÉire Óg, Ennis
Colours of Leinster Council.svgScariff
2017 2019 2019 P15
W7 D1 L7
Brian Lohan Colours of Leinster Council.svgWolfe Tones, Shannon 2019 Present P0
W0 D0 L0
as of October 2020

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final Appearances

List of appearances
# Date Venue Opponent All-Ireland Final Result Clare Captain Man of the Match W/L/D
1 3 November 1889 Inchicore Dublin 1-06 : 5-01 John Considine L
2 18 October 1914 Croke Park Laois 5-01 : 1-00 Amby Power W
3 4 September 1932 Croke Park Kilkenny 2-03 : 3-03 John Joe 'Goggles' Doyle L
4 3 September 1995 Croke Park Offaly 1-13 : 2-08 Anthony Daly Seanie McMahon W
5 14 September 1997 Croke Park Tipperary 0-20 : 2-13 Anthony Daly Jamesie O'Connor W
6 8 September 2002 Croke Park Kilkenny 0-19 : 2-20 Brian Lohan Henry Shefflin (Kilkenny) L
7 8 September 2013 Croke Park Cork 0-25 : 3-16 Patrick Donnellan Conor Ryan D
R 28 September 2013 Croke Park Cork 5-16 : 3-16 Patrick Donnellan Shane O'Donnell W

Under-21 Hurling

At the Under-21 grade, Clare have won 4 Munster titles and 4 All-Irelands.

Under-21 Breakthrough (2009)

Clare lost 12 Munster Under 21 Hurling finals before finally making the breakthrough in 2009. In the opening round Clare defeated Limerick in Ennis to qualify for the final. In the final, they prevailed on a scoreline of 2-17 to 2-12 in Dungarven. Clare faced a highly fancied Galway side in the smi-final. The match could not be decided over the sixty minutes so extra-time was required. Eventually the Banner County prevailed on a scoreline of 3-23 to 5-15.[13] In September 2009, Clare won their first ever All-Ireland under-21 hurling title with a 0-15 to 0-14 win over Kilkenny at Croke Park. The match was a tight affair and was only decided after a late Cormac O'Donovan point. A second half contribution of 3 points from play from John Conlon was pivotal in helping Clare to victory.[14] Darach Honan received the Bord Gáis Breakthrough award for 2009.

All-Ireland Treble (2012, 2013 & 2014)

In 2012, Clare easily accounted for Waterford in the Munster semi-final to qualify for the final against Tipperary. Going into injury time in the final, the Banner County trailed by a single point, but a late goal from second-half substitute, Niall Arthur, helped Clare win out by 1-16 to 1-14.[15] Clare then beat Antrim in the All-Ireland semi-final. In the final Clare outplayed Kilkenny and won on a scoreline of 2-17 to 2-11.[16] Clare retained their Munster and All-Ireland titles the following year. In the opening round of their 2013 campaign, Clare shook of a determined Waterford side to win 2-15 to 0-17. Clare once more faced Tipperary in the Munster final, this time in Thurles. Clare emerged victorious once more, winning 1-17 to 2-10.[17] In the All-Ireland semi-final, Clare easily accounted for Galway, defeating the tribesman by 1-16 to 0-07. They went on to successfully defend their All-Ireland title by defeating Antrim by 2-28 to 0-12.[18] In 2014, Clare defeated Limerick by 2-20 to 1-14 to reach the Munster semi-final where, after extra-time, they defeated Tipperary by 5-19 to 1-25.[19] In what was their sixth final in seven years, Clare easily accounted for Cork, winning by 1-28 to 1-13. This was the first time any Clare team had won three consecutive provincial titles.[20] Clare qualified for their third successive All-Ireland Under-21 final after beating Antrim on a scoreline of 4-28 to 1-10. Clare completed the All-Ireland treble when they defeated Wexford by 2-20 to 3-11 in Thurles.[21]

All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Final Appearances

List of appearances
# Date Venue Opponent Result Clare Captain W/L/D
1 13 September 2009 Croke Park, Dublin Kilkenny 0-15 : 0-14 Ciarán O'Doherty W
2 15 September 2012 Semple Stadium Kilkenny 2-17 : 2-11 Conor McGrath W
3 14 September 2013 Semple Stadium Antrim 2-28 : 0-12 Paul Flanagan W
4 13 September 2014 Semple Stadium Wexford 2-20 : 3-11 Tony Kelly W

Minor Hurling

Clare have won 4 Munster Championships and 1 All-Ireland in the minor grade.

Arrival On The Scene (1981 & 1989)

Clare won the Munster Minor title for the first time in 1981, defeating Tipperary by two points, 3-13 to 3-11. Clare didn't qualify for the final again until 1989. This time Limerick were the opposition and Clare prevailed once more, winning by a single point, 2-13 to 2-12. Clare went on to qualify for the All-Ireland final but were defeated by Offaly by 2-16 to 1-12.

All-Ireland Success (1997)

Clare's only All-Ireland title in the minor grade arrived in 1997 when the county's minors completed a double with the seniors, who defeated Tipperary on the same day. The minor team went through the backdoor after losing the Munster final to Tipperary by 2-13 to 1-13. Clare qualified for the final by beating Antrim by 0-13 to 1-04 and then defeating Kilkenny in the semi-final on a scoreline of 0-13 to 1-07. In the final Clare emerged victorious defeating Galway by 1-11 to 1-09.

Back-to-Back Munster Minor Titles (2010 & 2011)

In 2010, Clare were beaten by Waterford in the opening round of the Munster Championship, but they would make their way to the competition's semi-final after beating Kerry and Tipperary, by 0-17 to 1-13, in the play-offs. In the semi-final, Clare edged out Limerick on a scoreline of 1-17 to 2-12. In the final, Clare exacted revenge on Waterford for their opening round defeat and won by 1-16 to 1-11.[22] Clare beat Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final by 0-20 to 2-13. In the final, Clare lost Kilkenny 2-10 to 0-14.[23] Clare then proceeded to retain their Munster crown in 2011. Clare easily accounted for Kerry in the opening round and in the semi-final, defeated Tipperary on a by 3-13 to 1-13. Clare won the final, by beating Waterford by 1-20 to 3-09 and were the first Clare team to retain their provincial crown.[24] In the All-Ireland semi-final, Galway defeated Clare, 1-23 to 1-18, after extra-time. Clare missed out on a three in a row when they lost the 2012 final to Tipperary, 1-16 to 1-12.

All-Ireland Minor Hurling Final Appearances

List of appearances
# Date Venue Opponent Result Clare Captain W/L/D
1 3 September 1989 Croke Park, Dublin Offaly 1-12 : 2-16 Paul Lee L
2 14 September 1997 Croke Park, Dublin Galway 1-11 : 1-09 John Reddan W
3 5 September 2010 Croke Park, Dublin Kilkenny 0-14 : 2-10 Paul Flanagan L


All-Ireland Championship
Provincial Championship
National Hurling League

Noted Hurlers

Since the All-Stars began in 1971, 28 Clare players have amassed a total of 49 All-Star Awards.

Multi All Star Winners
Awards Players
Brian Lohan (1995, 1996, 1997 & 2002) & Jamesie O'Connor (1995, 1997, 1998 & 2001)
Davy Fitzgerald (1995, 2002 & 2005), Seanie McMahon (1995, 1997 & 1998), Anthony Daly (1994, 1995 & 1998) & Seamus Durack (1977, 1978 & 1981)
Brendan Bugler (2012 & 2013), Colin Lynch (1997 & 2002), Ollie Baker (1995 & 1998), Liam Doyle (1995 & 1997), Ger O'Loughlin (1995 & 1997), John Callinan (1979 & 1981), John McMahon (1976 & 1977) & Ger Loughnane (1974 & 1977)
David McInerney (2013), Patrick Donnellan (2013), Conor Ryan (2013), Colm Galvin (2013), Tony Kelly (2013), Conor McGrath (2013), Pádraic Collins (2013), Tony Griffin (2006), Niall Gilligan (1999), Frank Lohan (1999), Seán Stack (1981), Colm Honan (1978), Noel Casey (1978) & Mick Moroney (1977)
Hurler of the Year winners
Award Players
All-Stars HOTY Tony Kelly (2013), Jamesie O'Connor (1997) & Brian Lohan (1995)
Texaco HOTY Tony Kelly (2013), Jamesie O'Connor (1997) & Seanie McMahon (1995)
Under-21 HOTY Colm Galvin (2014), David McInerney (2013), Séadna Morey (2012) & Darach Honan (2009)
Young HOTY Tony Kelly (2013)

Since the foundation of the Under-21 All-Star Awards in 2013, 14 Clare players have amassed 17 awards.

Multi U-21 All Star Winners
Awards Players
Tony Kelly (2013 & 2014), Seadna Morey (2013 & 2014) & Colm Galvin (2013 & 2014)
Bobby Duggan (2015), Ian Galvin (2015), Conor Cleary (2014), Jamie Shanahan (2014), Eoin Enright (2014), Aaron Cunningham (2014), David McInerney (2013), Pádraic Collins (2013), Ronan Taffe (2013), Paul Flanagan (2013) & Alan O'Neil (2013)
Munster Under-21 Hurler Of The Year
Munster Minor Hurler Of The Year

Current hurling squad

Squad as per Clare v Cork, 2019 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Munster Round Robin, 16 June 2019


Camogie was established by County Secretary, Mick Hennessy, of Clooney in 1934. Peggy Nagle of Ennistymon and Sheila Carroll of Lahinch revived the game in 1958. Under Camogie's National Development Plan 2010-2015, "Our Game, Our Passion,"[30] five new camogie clubs are to be established in the county by 2015.


All-Ireland Championship

Gaelic Football

Senior Football

Clare have won 2 Munster Football titles at senior level. They compete in Division 2 of the National football league

A First Munster title And All-Ireland Final Appearance (1917)

Clare won their first Munster Senior Football Championship in 1917, defeating Cork on a scoreline of 5-4 to 0-1. This was after losing deciders in 1912 and 1915 to Kerry and in 1916 to Cork. Clare were then faced by Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final and emerged victorious by 2-1 to 0-5. However, in that year's All-Ireland Final, Clare were narrowly defeated by Wexford on a scoreline of 0-9 to 0-5. Wexford had won the All-Ireland in 1915 & 1916 and would complete a four in-a-row in 1918.

A Second Munster title (1992)

Clare football's greatest day since arrived in 1992 when, under the stewardship of John Maughan of Mayo, they won their second Munster Senior Football Championship by beating Kerry in the final in the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick by 2-10 to 0-12. This victory was aided in no small part by two second half goals from Colm Clancy and Martin Daly. This victory was also historic in that it is the only year from 1936 to the present day that neither Kerry nor Cork were crowned Munster champions. Clare's luck would run out however and in the All-Ireland Semi-final, they went down to Dublin on a scoreline of 3-14 to 2-12. Full back on the team of 1992 was Seamus Clancy, brother of full-forward Colm, and he was rewarded for his outstanding performances in the 1992 championship with a place on the All-Star team of that year.[31]

Milltown Massacre

Low point for the football team was the Milltown Massacre in 1979. During a game played in Milltown Malbay the Clare team lost from Kerry GAA by a scoreline of 1-9 to 9-21, a difference of 35 points.[32]

Managerial history

Name Club From To All-Ireland Munster All-Ireland 'B' NFL McGrath Cup C'Ship Record
John Maughan Crossmolina (Mayo) 1991 1994 1992 1991 1992(D2) 1991, 1994 P6
W2 D0 L4
John O'Keefe Austin Stacks, Tralee (Kerry) 1995 1997 1995(D2) 1995, 1997 P5
W1 D1 L3
Tommy Curtin Colours of Galway.svgSt. Breckan's, Lisdoonvarna 1998 1999 P2
W0 D0 L2
Pat Begley Colours of Sligo.svgEnnistymon 2000 2001 2000 P5
W2 D0 L3
John Kennedy Asdee (Kerry) 2002 2004 2004 2002, 2004 P11
W4 D1 L6
Donie Buckley
Michael Brennan
Castleisland Desmonds (Kerry)
St. Grellan's, Ballinasloe (Galway)
2005 2006 P8
W3 D0 L5
Páidí Ó Sé An Ghaeltacht (Kerry) 2007 2007 P3
W1 D0 L2
Frank Doherty Caltra (Galway) 2008 2009 2008 P5
W1 D0 L4
Michael McDermott Colours of Mayo.svgKilmurry Ibrickane 2010 2012 P7
W1 D0 L6
Mick O'Dwyer Waterville (Kerry) 2013 2013 P2
W0 D0 L2
Colm Collins Colours of Laois.svgCratloe 2014 Present 2016(D3) 2019 P27
W14 D1 L12
as of October 2020

All-Ireland Senior Football Final Appearances

List of appearances
# Date Venue Opponent Result W/L/D
1 9 December 1917 Croke Park, Dublin Wexford 0-05 : 0-09 L

Minor Football

Clare have won one All-Ireland and three Munster titles at minor level. They won the first of their three Munster Minor Football Championships defeating Waterford in 1929. Clare then proceeded to qualify for the inaugural All-Ireland Minor Football Final. In the final they faced Longford and prevailed by 5-03 to 3-05, to crown Clare All-Ireland Minor Champions. Clare defeated Tipperary in the 1930 Munster final to retain their provincial crown. The Banner County had to wait until 1953 for another Munster title. On this occasion Clare defeated Cork in the decider.

All-Ireland Minor Football Final Appearances

List of appearances
# Date Venue Opponent Result W/L/D
1 22 September 1929 Croke Park, Dublin Longford 5-03 : 3-05 W
2 27 September 1953 Croke Park, Dublin Mayo 1-06 : 2-11 L


All-Ireland Championship
  • All-Ireland Senior 'B' Football Championships: 2
Provincial Championship
National Football League

Noted Footballers

Multi All Star Winners
Awards Players
Seamus Clancy (1992)

Current football squad

No. Player Position Club
1 Joe Hayes Goalkeeper Lissycasey
2 Dean Ryan Right Corner Back Éire Óg
3 Kevin Hartnett Full Back Meelick
4 Martin McMahon Left Corner Back Kilmurry Ibrickane
5 Pearse Lillis Right Half Back Cooraclare
6 Gordon Kelly Centre Back Miltown Malbay
7 John Hayes Left Half Back Kilrush
8 Gary Brennan (c) Midfield Clondegad
9 Cathal O'Connor Midfield Coolmeen
10 Shane Brennan Right Half Forward Clondegad
11 Séan Collins Centre Forward Cratloe
12 Jamie Malone Left Half Forward Corofin
13 Keelan Sexton Right Corner Forward Kilmurry Ibrickane
14 Eoin Cleary Full Forward Miltown Malbay
15 David Tubridy Left Corner Forward Doonbeg
No. Player Position Club
16 Cillian Roche Substitute Cooraclare
17 Shane McGrath Substitute Thomas Davis
18 Podge Collins Substitute Cratloe
19 Enda Coughlan Substitute Kilmurry Ibrickane
20 Shane Hickey Substitute Kilmurry Ibrickane
21 Liam Markham Substitute Cratloe
22 Jack O'Dea Substitute Kilfenora
23 Seán Malone Substitute Miltown Malbay
24 Darren Nagle Substitute Liscannor
25 Gearoid O'Brien Substitute Miltown Malbay
26 Ciaran Russell Substitute Éire Óg
69 David Egan Substitute Kilmihil

Squad as per Clare vs Limerick, Munster Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final 28 May 2017

Peil na mBan


All-Ireland Championship
  • All-Ireland Junior Ladies' Football Championship: 2
    • 1991, 1996
  • All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies' Football Championship: 3
    • 1991, 1994, 2009
  • All-Ireland Under-18 Ladies' Football Championship: 2
    • 1989, 1990
  • All-Ireland Under-16 Ladies' Football Championship: 4
    • 1985, 1987, 1990, 1994
Provincial Championship
  • Munster Senior Ladies' Football Championship: 1
    • 2001
  • Munster Junior Ladies' Football Championship: 6
    • 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1996, 2006
National League
  • Ladies' Football National league: 1
    • 2001
  • Ladies' Football National League Div 2: 4
    • 1990, 1991, 2000, 2008
  • Ladies' Football National League Div 3: 1
    • 2008

See also


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