*Conor Mullen. Photograph: Oliver Fitzpatrick
Shane Keegan has named his provisional squad for Clare’s opening Oscar Traynor outing in the 2019/20 competition.
Four members of the squad have been involved with the Clare side that won the competition in 2016 and 2017, namely Conor Mullen, David McCarthy, Eoin Hayes and Stephen Kelly. Elsewhere there’s plenty of fresh faces including Clare footballer Cian O’Dea.
Netminder Shane Cusack who has lined out with Colchester Utd, Limerick and Athlone Town and Dylan Casey who was part of the Leicester FC academy are included in the twenty eight man provisional squad.
Clare are in Group C along with Limerick, Kerry and the Desmond League. They begin their campaign on Thursday in Jackman Park at 7:30pm against Limerick.
Two time winning manager, Donie Garrihy is on board as Keegan’s assistant manager.
Conor Mullen (Avenue Utd)
Dylan Casey (Avenue Utd)
Mark Roche (Avenue Utd)
James Tierney (Avenue Utd)
Cian McDonough (Avenue Utd)
Cian O’Dea (Corofin Harps)
Evan Kelly (Ennis Town)
Elias Kunz (Ennis Town)
Ruairi Norrby (Lifford)
Stephen Jordan (Manus Celtic)
Patrick Fitzgerald (Mountshannon Celtic)
Shane Cusack (Newmarket Celtic)
Callum McNamara (Newmarket Celtic)
David McCarthy (Newmarket Celtic)
Eoin Hayes (Newmarket Celtic)
Stephen Kelly (Newmarket Celtic)
Kieran Mahony (Newmarket Celtic)
Nathan Walsh (Shannon Hibs)
Liam Delaney (Shannon Hibs)
Gary Leahy (Shannon Hibs)
Kieran Hackett (Shannon Town)
Colin Scanlan (Shannon Town)
Aidan Leahy (Shannon Town)
Kai Khetan (Shannon Town)
Rory Hayes (Shannon Town)
Stephen Carroll (Shannon Town)
Ciaran Monaghan (Sporting Ennistymon)
Jack O’Dea (Sporting Ennistymon)