Gallery: Clare enjoy convincing victory of Cats

Gallery: Clare enjoy convincing victory of Cats


Photo: Martin Connolly

Clare recorded an impressive victory over Kilkenny this afternoon when the side’s met in round 2 of the the Allianz National Hurling League at Cusack Park in Ennis this afternoon.

The Banner swept the Cat’s aside with a convincing 13 point advantage at the final whistle.

Wolfe Tone’s Aron Shanagher shone for Clare notching up a respectable 1-4 for the home side. It was he and his clubmate Aaron Cunningham who scored Clare’s goal, one in each half.

The Banner enjoyed a 1-9 to 0-8 lead at half time and then scored a further 1-10 to Kilkenny’s 0-4 in the second half.

Match photos by Martin Connolly.




Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.