*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.
*Huw Lawlor claims the ball above Peter Duggan. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Along with a huge Clare crowd, I travelled to Dublin in expectation of a win rather than hoping for one. The mood before the game was confident, although as word circulated of John Conlon’s injury there was a note of apprehension.
Paidi Fitzpatrick won his fifth Clare SHC medal on Sunday but he surmised that their 2020 campaign was the only one that has finished on a high thus far.