*Clare senior hurling manager, Brian Lohan. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill BRIAN LOHAN is in the process of finalising his Clare senior hurling squad for next year with a number of changes in personnel to his panel.
The Clare senior hurling management: Ken Ralph, James Moran, Brian Lohan, Sean Treacy and Shane Hassett. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Shane Hassett will be a honorary Clare man when traveling back to his native soil on Sunday for the much-anticipated Munster Senior Hurling showdown in Semple Stadium.
*Sean Treacy and Brian Lohan watching the clash of Ruan and Corofin on Saturday in Sixmilebridge. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography Brian Lohan is expected to retain at least two members of his management team for next year.
*Antrim hurling manager, Darren Gleeson. In his first full season as Antrim senior hurling manager, Darren Gleeson guided the Ulster county back to the top tier of senior inter-county hurling with victory in the McDonagh Cup.
Keith Carr has stepped down as strength and conditioning coach to the Clare senior hurlers after one season in the role.