Hard-fought win for Clare against Dublin

Hard-fought win for Clare against Dublin


Clare secured a hard-fought win over Dublin at Cusack Park this afternoon – Photo: Martin Connolly

Clare fought back to beat Dublin in the National Hurling League at Cusack Park this afternoon.

Clare got off to a good start although the visitors enjoyed the benefit of the breeze and got the first score of the game.

While Dublin lead by 1-10 to 0-8 at half time the second half started with a strong Clare performance.

Dublin went 15 minutes without scoring, a missed a few chances and the sides found themselves level on a few occasions.

Clare pushed forward to score two final important points to secure the win and leaving Dublin facing a battle to avoid relegation.




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.