*Brian Lohan. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Clare senior hurling manager Brian Lohan has said the sending off of Liam Corry had a major impact on proceedings as the county side let an eight point lead slip to lose their second outing of the year.
*David Fitzgerald returns to the Clare team. Photograph: Jim Campbell Brian Lohan has made three changes so far to the Clare senior hurling team that will take on Wexford this Sunday in Cusack Park.
Both Éire Óg and O’Callaghan’s Mills will be aiming to make it third time lucky against the last two champions Sixmilebridge and Ballyea who have dominated the Canon Hamilton Cup for the past five seasons writes Eoin Brennan who previews the penultimate stage clashes in this year’s County Senior Hurling Championship.
*Professor Vincent Cunnane , LIT President is pictured speaking at the opening. Photograph: Eamon Ward Students attending LIT’s Ennis campus will give a boost to the local economy at day and night, the President of the third level institute has said.
*Tulla’s David McInerney. Photograph: Martin Connolly David McInerney will captain the Clare senior hurlers for the first time when Brian Lohan’s men begin their Munster Senior Hurling League campaign away to All-Ireland champions, Tipperary on Sunday.