*Cratloe’s Rian Considine. A commanding second half from Cratloe saw them set up a county final date with their neighbours Sixmilebridge.
Crusheen have qualified for the Clare SHC semi-finals for the first time since 2015 dethroning reigning champions Ballyea.
*Diarmuid Ryan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Cork have booked their place in the Bord Gáis Munster U20 hurling final at the expense of Clare.
*Gary Cooney gets to the ball ahead of Noel Connors. Photograph: Martin Connolly Sean Doyle has named his starting team for his first tie as manager of the Clare U20 hurling team.
*Patrick O’Connor holds off Tom Devine in the 2018 Munster championship. PHOTO: Martin Connolly In anticipation for Clare’s Munster SHC opener with Waterford, little adaptations were made to their training routine such as the layout of Cusack Park to properly prepare for the environment that would exist at Walsh Park.
*Donal Tuohy. Photograph: Martin Connolly In the ten years that he has been on the Clare senior hurling panel, Donal Tuohy has noted a change in his contribution to the squad and how the importance of puckouts has escalated, this Sunday he is hoping glory away days in Waterford will be repeated as the Munster…