2000's

  • Following 10 years of playing Senior Hurling, Corofin were relegated to Intermediate in 2001 following defeat to Bodyke in a play-off. Corofin didnt stay down too long however, as they bounced back the following year in 2002 to win the Intermediate Championship, defeating Clooney in the final. Seamus Clancy got the all important goal in the first half to set Corofin on the road to victory. Final score Corofin 1-9 Clooney 0-11. Father and son - John and Darragh Clancy, lined out together on this team, John at full-forward and Darragh at centre-back. Joint-captains of this team were Seamus Clancy and Pat Curtis, while the management team consisted of Jimmy Neylon, Michael Ryan (Trainer), Paddy Meere and Mick Curran.
  • Further success followed in 2004 when Corofin won the Junior B Hurling Championship, with a mixture of the elder statesmen and the younger up and coming stars. Corofin, captained by Pakie O'Loughlin, defeated Cratloe in the final on a scoreline of 1-14 to 0-8. Timmy McMahon managed this team and was assisted by Michael Ryan (Trainer), Alan Cahill and Paddy Meere. 
  • Corofin went one step further in 2009, when they won the Junior 'A' Hurling Championship, defeating Inagh-Kilnamona in a close affair in the final by 3-11 to 1-13. Pa Ryan captained this team, while the team was managed by Timmy McMahon and Brian Corbett.

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  • Senior Football staus was lost in 2004 when Corofin dropped down to Intermediate after conceding a walkover in the relegation play-off.
  • In 2006, Corofin regained their Senior Football status by defeating Clondegad in the Intermediate Football Final. Corofin, captained by Brian Lynch, emerged victorious on a scoreline of 2-8 to 1-6. Corofin were now through to the Munster Intermediate Football Championship. They defeated Limerick's Newcastle-West away in the first round, before defeating St. Mollerans from Waterford in front of a packed Páirc Finne in the semi-final. This set up a Munster Final against Ardfert of Kerry, which was held in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick on December 23rd 2006. The final proved to be a low-scoring affair, with the teams deadlocked at half-time: Corofin 1-3 Ardfert 0-6, Colm Clancy netting in the first half, 14 years on from when he scored at the same venue in Clare's historic Munster Final win against Kerry. There were only two further scores in the second half, a point for Corofin and a late goal for Ardfert which proved to be the winning score. Final Score Ardfert 1-6 Corofin 1-4. This team was managed by player-manager Seamus Clancy, Peadar O'Brien, James O'Gorman and Kieran O'Mahoney (Doonbeg).      
  • Corofin struggled to survive as a Senior Football outfit and in 2008 they were relegated back down to Intermediate. They came very close to winning the Intermediate Football Championship again in 2009, but the concession of a last minute point proved to be a killer blow, as Corofin lost out to Cratloe in the final by the minimum of margins, 0-7 to 0-6.

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  • During the 2000's, a huge development in Pairc Finne took place. A gym, sports hall, covered seated stand and second pitch were developed. In 2009, the main playing pitch was drained and sanded. It is hoped that the addition of a walking track and ball wall will complete this development. All this work has been driven by a man who has given his life-time to the club, as a player, mentor and officer - Willie Corbett.