Tipp links to Clare’s All Ireland bid

There are of course many cross border GAA connections between neighbouring counties.

There are of course many cross border GAA connections between neighbouring counties.

Among the Tipperary connections in Clare are the fathers of two of Clare’s star hurlers – Conor McGrath and Conor Ryan.

Conor McGrath’s father, Joe, hails from Toomevara and played for the club for many years.

Conor Ryan’s father, Philip, is from Lattin Cullen and played senior football for Tipperary in the late 1970s and early 80s.