Collins didn't want to let anyone downPodge Collins has spoken of the difficulties he faced when asked to choose between the Clare footballers and hurlers.
'Sparrow' delighted as Kilmallock upset the oddsGer 'Sparrow' O'Loughlin regards Kilmallock's shock Limerick SHC final victory over Na Piarsaigh as one of the sweetest he's experienced in hurling.
Championship tweets: The Village celebratesIt's probably safe to assume that there is no shortage of sore heads around the country this morning following yesterday's club final schedule.
O'Rourke taken to task on twitterColm O'Rourke's Sunday Independent column ruffled quite a few feathers on social media yesterday.
What they said ... the weekend in quotes"It was unbelievable standing up there and seeing everyone."
Hurling/Shinty: First blood to ScotlandIreland have a mountain to climb against Scotland in the Hurling/Shinty International series following today's opening test in Inverness.
Kelleher takes Clare minor football reinsKieran Kelleher has been installed as Clare's new minor football manager.
Ryan in bonus territoryCratloe's Conor Ryan believes that anymore success this year will be a bonus.
Leahy hails winWolfe Tones captain Gary Leahy has hailed their IFC title win over Corofin.
Limerick-Clare championship double-header ruled outA Munster championship double-header involving the Limerick and Clare hurling and football teams at the Gaelic Grounds next summer is a non-runner according to Limerick secretary Mike O'Riordan.
Kinnerk links up with LimerickClare's All-Ireland winning hurling coach Paul Kinnerk will be involved in Limerick's underage football set-up next year.
Harty Cup round-up: it's all starting to take shapeThe 2014/2015 Dr. Harty Cup resumed this week with eight games in Round 2.
Joint-captains for Clare hurlersThe Clare senior hurlers will have joint-captains in 2015.
Ephie impressed with Collins and ClareEphie Fitzgerald is excited at the prospect of joining the Clare senior football backroom team.
Harty Cup preview: seven crucial games on WednesdayThe 2014/2015 Dr. Harty Cup resumes this week with eight games in Round 2.
Fitzgerald joins Banner backroomEphie Fitzgerald has joined the Clare senior football management team.
Podge on "surreal" journeyPodge Collins is "over the moon" to have won a Clare senior football / hurling double with Cratloe.
Galvin thrilled by senior medalJohn Galvin is delighted to have got his hands on a senior championship medal in unlikely circumstances.
Championship tweets: Pride in the ParishThere's nothing that can compare with success in the club jersey ...
What they said ... the weekend in quotes"There is nothing like winning with the club in my opinion."
Clare SFC final: Podge purrs as Cratloe complete doubleCratloe are celebrating an historic Clare SFC and SHC double after early goals from Conor McGrath and Podge Collins set them up for a comfortable football final victory over Eire Og at Cusack Park, Ennis.
As it happened: County Finals Match TrackerIt was a busy day on the club scene throughout the country with no fewer than 12 county finals down for decision.
A dozen county finals down for decisionIt's the busiest Sunday of the year so far for county finals with seven football and five hurling deciders taking place.
Galvin and Keegan scoop U21 awardsClare's Colm Galvin has been named the Bord Gais Energy U21 Hurler of the Year.
Fitzgerald relishing Limerick testClare boss Davy Fitzgerald says he is looking forward to next year's Munster SHC quarter-final with Limerick and insists that the Treaty men will not fear his side.
Galvin not seeing double just yetCratloe's John Galvin said the club's senior footballers are fully focused on their showdown with Eire Og and not the prospect of a football and hurling double.
O'Keeffe vacates minor postAidan O'Keefe has informed the Clare county board that he will not be continuing in his role as minor football manager in 2015.
SFC 2015: Kerry avoid Cork, Donegal to play TyroneThe draw for the Munster championship has seen All-Ireland champions Kerry awaiting the winner of a Waterford and Tipperary quarter-final.
SHC 2015: Galway up against Dublin while Clare face LimerickThe draws for the 2015 hurling championships took place this evening and All-Ireland champions Kilkenny could come up against Liam Dunne's charges.
2015 championship draws tonightThe dust has barely settled on the 2014 championship and thoughts are already turning to next year with the draws for the 2015 championship scheduled for this evening.
Cats get the cream with 13 All-Star nominationsKilkenny's achievement in winning a 35th All-Ireland SHC title has been recognised with 13 All-Star nominations.
Ireland squad for Hurling/Shinty International Series announcedThe GAA have announced the senior and U21 squads to face Scotland in this year's Hurling/Shinty International Series.
Munster PPS preview: three Dean Ryan quarters on WednesdayThe Munster GAA Post Primary Schools Dean Ryan Cup Under 16½ A Hurling Quarter-Finals take place this week with three attractive games down for decision on Wednesday.
Fitzgerald keeps door open for Collins brothersClare hurling boss Davy Fitzgerald says the door is open for Collins brothers, Podge and Sean, to rejoin the county panel should they wish to do so.
Clare and Wexford dominate U21 Hurling Team of the YearClare and Wexford contribute 12 players to the 2014 Bord Gáis Energy U21 Hurling Team of the Year which was announced today.
Championship tweets: Clubs take centre stageNow that the curtain has come down on the inter-county scene, it was the turn of clubs to make the headlines over the weekend.
What they said ... the weekend in quotes" It means an awful lot, of course it does."
Rebels and Cats head camogie All-Stars shortlistAll-Ireland champions Cork and National League winners Kilkenny dominate the camogie All-Stars shortlist with 14 and 12 nominations respectively.
Clare SHC final: Cratloe complete first leg of doubleAn historic Clare SHC and SFC double is within touching distance for Cratloe after Conor McGrath fired them to a comfortable Canon Hamilton Cup final victory over Crusheen.
As it happened: Sunday Match TrackerThe All-Ireland championships may have drawn to a close, but the GAA season is far from over as we turned our attention to the club scene.
Nine more county titles up for grabsBarring draws, nine more county titles will be handed out this afternoon.
Double-seeking Cratloe not complaining about hectic scheduleCratloe won't be using their recent hectic schedule of championship matches in both hurling and football as an excuse if they lose today's Clare SHC final to Crusheen.
Davy Fitz: "I'd have nothing but the height of respect for Jim McGuinness"Davy Fitzgerald has added his voice to the tributes being paid to Jim McGuinness who quit his role as manager of the Donegal senior footballers last night.
Hurling rankings: to the Cats goes the creamKilkenny's latest All-Ireland triumph keeps them at the top of our leader board. However, there have been some changes to the pecking order since our last hurling rankings in the middle of August.
Fitness concerns for CrusheenCrusheen have a number of injury concerns ahead of Sunday's county SHC final against Cratloe.
Markham keen to make amendsCratloe captain Liam Markham is eager to make amends for last year's disappointment in the SHC.
Football rankings: Kingdom comeThe intercounty season is at an end and we have our final football rankings of 2014.
Black card rule=more scoresStatistics released by the GAA's Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) show that the average number of points scored per game in this year's football championship was 9.5 per cent higher than last year.
Vaughan appeal successfulCrusheen have received a major boost ahead of Sunday's Clare SHC final against Cratloe with the news that Pat Vaughan will be available.
Harty Cup round-up: big wins for Ardscoil Ris and Thurles CBSThe Harty Cup got underway today and there was some brilliant action from all eight games.

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