Clare FM Clare v Wexford Preview

Clare go in search of a place in the last four of the All Ireland Hurling Championship for the first time since 2013 this afternoon.

The Banner have made the trip to Pairc ui Chaoimh where former manager Davy Fitzgerald and his Wexford side await for their quarter final showdown.

Clare are looking to bounce back from defeat against Cork in the Munster Final a fortnight ago while the Model County come into the game off the back of a win over Westmeath in their preliminary tie last weekend.

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Clare FM have been getting the views of those closest to the action in the build up this one.

We start with Clare captain Pat O’Connor who starts with how the camp have been since the Munster Final loss to Cork

Clare joint hurling manager Gerry O’Connor has been outlining what they’ve focused on since they were last in action

Former All Ireland winner with Clare Brendan Bugler feels the Banner need to produce a more consistent level of performance to get the win.

Double All Ireland winning defender Seanie McMahon has been reflecting on the Banner’s season to date

Another double All Ireland winner Jamesie O’Connor is expressing concern that the location and time of the game could have an effect on attendance.

2013 All Ireland hero Colin Ryan feels they’ll have moved on quickly from the Munster Final defeat

A comprehensive traffic management plan is due to be in place in Cork this afternoon to cope with the large numbers of people attending the game and other events around the city.

Garda Finbarr O’Sullivan from the Cork Roads Policing Authority has the details

Throw in this afternoon in Pairc ui Chaoimh is at 3pm with live commentary here on Clare FM in association with Matt Waters Clare Fruit & Veg Market and Geraghty’s Spar Turnpike Ennis.