A Clare selector thinks the Munster Hurling League is crucial for the development of the county senior squad.
The Banner begin their defence of the pre-season tournament on Sunday when they take on All-Ireland champions Tipperary.
Páidí Fitzpatrick, Keith Whyte, Domhnall McMahon and Oisin Donnellan were among the debutants who experienced game time in a challenge match with Galway last weekend.
Ken Ralph tells Tipp FM’s Stephen Gleeson the door is open to any player capable of adding to the set-up.
Throw-in at McDonagh Park, Nenagh on Sunday is 2pm.