County champions Ballyea have injury worries ahead of commencing their title defence tomorrow.
The Canon Hamilton holders take on Clooney/Quin looking for a third domestic crown in five seasons.
But recent knocks to defenders James Murphy and Joe Neylon in the Cusack Cup Football Final have depleted their hand while Pearse Lillis is unavailable.
Manager Kevin Sheehan says he’s not sure when any of those will be available.
Throw-in at Cusack Park tomorrow is 7pm and we’ll have live coverage here on Clare FM in association with Blossoms on the Go, Centre Point, Hermitage, Ennis – the garden specialists this summer.