Clare’s new senior manager claims his squad are looking forward to expressing themselves in the 2020 Munster Hurling League.
The Banner begin the pre-season tournament this Sunday against Tipperary in a repeat of last year’s final.
Over 50 players were invited into the current panel but only 36 will be retained for the summer.
Brian Lohan says facing the All-Ireland champions is a challenge his team will relish.
Throw-in at McDonagh Park, Nenagh on Sunday is 2pm.