Source: Derrick Lynch / Clare Champion
The draft master fixtures plan for 2020 is to be discussed at next Tuesday’s county board meeting with the document being sent to clubs this week.
The proposed dates for this year’s county finals are October 18 (football) and October 25 (hurling). The provincial club quarter-finals are set to take place on November 8.
The first championship due to get underway is the Clare U-21 hurling championship with that set to start on the weekend of March 7, while it also proposed for games in this championship to be played on St Patrick’s Day, Tuesday March 17.
The opening rounds of the Cusack Cup are also set for the weekend of March 7, with the Clare Cup getting underway on the weekend of March 21. There will also be two action packed weekends in April, with U-21 hurling, Clare Cup and Cusack Cup games all pencilled in for the first two weekends of the month. There will be Cusack Cup games only on the weekend of April 19, with the following weekend solely for Clare Cup fixtures. The finals of both competitions are provisionally set for the weekend of July 18. There is no proposed start date on the document for the 2020 U-21 football championship.
Proposed dates for 2020 Clare GAA competitions
U-21 Hurling: March 7; Cusack Cup: March 7; Clare Cup: March 21; Senior football championship: August 1; Senior hurling championship: August 8.
The document in full can be viewed below