Crusheen’s hurling manager admits the safety of senior championship survival has eased the pressure for his team.
They prepare to face last year’s intermediate champions Feakle this Saturday with a quarter-final place up for grabs.
Both sides were in the relegation semi-finals two years ago before the latter dropped to the second tier.
James Carrig says teams can go into free fall very quickly if they don’t get an early win.
Throw-in at Cusack Park on Saturday is 4.45pm and we’ll have regular updates here on Clare FM.