Clare open their bid to capture a third consecutive Oscar Traynor title this evening.
Donie Garrihy’s side host West Cork at Frank Healy Park in Doora in the first game of the new look competition.
The FAI have decided to move away from the group based format in favour of a knockout style, with the winners this evening booking a spot in the last eight of the competition.
Clare FAI delegate Jim Madden says while it’s a huge carrot, they can’t afford to take anything for granted.
Kickoff this evening is at 5pm