Clare’s hurlers hopes of returning to Croke Park for the first time since 2018 have to wait another year following Saturday’s defeat to Waterford.
Clare senior hurling manager, Brian Lohan has lamented the concession of three first-half goals as his charges exited the All-Ireland senior hurling championship.
Waterford have ended Clare’s involvement in the 2020 All-Ireland SHC.
Ex Clare senior hurling manager, Davy Fitzgerald has backed his former teammate, Brian Lohan to continue to succeed in the role if given the time.
Fresh from being one of the few pundits in the country to correctly call a Clare victory Wexford, Darach Honan has backed the Banner to do the business in the All-Ireland quarter-finals but said greater support for Tony Kelly in attack is crucial to this.
Clare senior hurling manager, Brian Lohan has said 2018 All Star John Conlon will not be in the reckoning for their All-Ireland quarter-final with Waterford.
Brian Lohan has hailed the spirit of his Clare charges as they secured the county’s place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals.
Clare’s Tony Kelly has been credited with bringing his game to another level as Clare sealed their place in the quarter-finals of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship and has been described by Fergal Hegarty as the county’s greatest hurler.
Davy Fitzgerald is to stay on as Wexford senior hurling manager.
Clare have discovered their opponents for the county’s first All-Ireland SHC quarter-final appearance since 2018.