Clare selector Enda Coughlan has plenty of experience of playing against Tipperary teams.
Limerick wear the favourites tag for Sunday’s Munster SHC qualifier in a tie that marks Brian Lohan’s first championship outing as Clare boss, four hurling pundits give their take on who will prevail.
The Winter league is in full swing at Woodstock and the winners of round one which was a rumble were Noel and Dave Moloney, Stephen Barry and Noel Casey junior with 90 points.
Clare needed to be six or seven points ahead at half time in Monday’s Munster under 20 hurling championship quarter final clash with title holders Tipperary as there was a strong breeze blowing down the field.
A strong third quarter during which they scored 0-7 without reply helped Tipperary to victory over Clare in the quarter final of the Munster U20 hurling championship on Monday evening.
Clare U20 manager Sean Doyle is upbeat for his side’s chances when they meet Tipperary on Monday despite the loss of key man, Aidan McCarthy.
As far as the Clare players and officials are concerned Sunday’s national league division 2 fixture with Fermanagh, scheduled for Cusack Park at 1pm is going ahead
The days may be getting shorter as Winter approaches but competitions at Lahinch Golf Club continue to be well supported.
As the Clare minor hurlers complete preparations for Saturday’s Munster championship clash with Cork, they have been dealt a massive blow with the news that Keith Smyth is out due to injury.
Two Clare referees have been appointed to take charge of games in the Munster minor championships next week.