*Rory McGann. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography Awarding penalties and a ten minute sin-bin will be the big change to rules in an attempt to curb cynical play from defenders as the Allianz National Hurling Leagues commence this weekend.
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Meetings of Clare and Limerick in the Munster senior hurling championship tend to be special occasions, their showdown on Sunday will be unique in that it is the first provincial clash between the sides to be held behind closed doors but it won’t shake the determination from Cian Lynch and his teammates from the Treaty County.
*Rory McGann with Kevin Corry & Andy McMahon. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography A Clare referee is among those partaking in a national relay from GAA officials raising funds for Pieta House.