Brian Lohan has made four changes to the Clare team to face Laois on Saturday.
Ballyea are buoyed by the presence of their key men as they fine-tune preparations for their opening outing of the Clare senior hurling championship, it’s an experience they haven’t been used to.
*Sixmilebridge’s Dylan Downes will be eligible for the minor grade in 2020. Photograph: Martin Connolly Two Clare corner backs are part of Brian Coffey’s county minor hurling management for 2020.
*David McInerney & Aaron Gillane stretch for the sliotar. Photograph: Martin Connolly Darach Honan dissects where it went wrong for Clare in Sunday’s eighteen point defeat to neighbours Limerick.
*John Conlon. Photograph: Martin Connolly All Star John Conlon will make his first appearance of 2019 for the Clare senior hurlers when they begin their Allianz National Hurling League campaign against Tipperary. Thurles is the venue on Saturday as Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor look to get their league bid off to a successful start …