The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games U14 Camogie competitions were held on Saturday 15th April in Clarecastle GAA grounds. It was coordinated by Ann McMahon of Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly with referees Aine Ni Cormac from Wolftones Shannon & Shane O'Loughlin of Ruan. Derg came out the winners on the day and now go forward to represent Clare in the Munster Finals in U.L. in July.
In the Quarter finals – Crusheen/Ballinruan/Tubber proved much too strong for Clarecastle/Ballyea winning 2 – 1 to 0 – 0, Quin Clooney had a bye, Derg beat Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly 4 – 0 to 0 – 5, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry were beaten by Doora/Barefield 2 – 3 to 2 – 0.
In the semi finals Crusheen/Ballinruan/Tubber beat Quin/Clooney 1 – 3 to 0 – 0 and Derg beat Doora/Barefield 2 – 3 to 2 – 0
The final between Derg & Crusheen/Ballinruan/Tubber was a very close encounter with the Derg side edgeing ahead in the end coming away with the gold medals on a score of 4 – 2 to 3 – 1. The playoff for the bronze medals was won by Doora/Barefield over near neighbours Quin/Clooney on a score 1 – 3 to 1 – 0.
The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Camogie competition took place on Sat 28th April in Clooney GAA Club. Many thanks to coordinator Orla Considine, to all the volunteers and officials who assisted on the day, to the Clooney GAA club for use of their pitch and to all those areas/clubs who participated in a fair and sporting manner.
The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Camogie Finals were held on Saturday 1st June in Newmarket-on-Fergus. It was coordinated by Marie Louise Kaiser and Denise Brooks. In the quarter final SIxmilebridge/Kilmurry and Quin/Clooney had a very close encounter they couldn’t be separated at full time, still inseparatable after extra time with the Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry girls winning by the narrowest of margins after frees on a score 3 – 5 to 3 – 4. Broadford/Kilbane/Kilmore beat Whitegate Mountshannon 0 – 5 to 1 – 0. Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry beat Broadford/Kilbane/Kilmore in semi and Derg beat Inch/ Kilmaley/Connolly. In the final Derg proved much too strong for the Sixmilebridge side winning out by a large margin. Derg now go forward to represent Clare in the Munster finals which will be held on Sat 6th July in Tralee.