Clare’s hurlers will be without four key players for the Munster Championship.
Co-manager Gerry O’Connor has confirmed that Jamie Shanahan, Ian Galvin, Darragh Corry and Conor McGrath will play no part this summer.
Shanahan recently underwent a procedure on his back, McGrath has a shoulder injury and an arm injury has sidelined Galvin.
2013 All-Ireland Final hero Shane O’Donnell has rejoined the panel while John Conlon looks set to return from injury in time for the Munster Championship.
Joint manager Gerry O’Connor says it’ll prove a challenge for their opening round game against Waterford in two weeks’ time: