A former All Ireland winner with Clare is confident the Banner can maintain their status in the top tier of National Hurling League.
The defending champions face Kilkenny on Sunday in Cusack Park, needing a victory to help them avoid a relegation battle.
Both sides come into the game off the back of an opening round defeat, with the same side battling it out for the drop in the 2015 season.
4 time All Star Jamesie O’Connor feels Clare need to focus on getting the performance right against the Cats.
Throw in on Sunday in Cusack Park is at 2pm, live commentary here on Clare FM in association with Matt Waters Clare Fruit & Veg Market Turnpike Road Ennis