*Colm O’Meara & Conner Hegarty in action for Clare. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s minor hurlers have been knocked out at the quarter-final stage of the All-Ireland championship. Galway 1-24 Clare 1-22 Venue: O’Moore Park, Portlaoise
*Cormac Murphy, Oisin Clune & Sean Ronan celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Martin Connolly Qualifying for the Munster Final has been the goal for the Clare minor hurlers since November according to their manager, Clooney/Quin clubman Fergal Lynch.