It’s hoped that the experience already gained by some of Clare’s young footballers will stand to them as they prepare for the 2019 season.
The Banner go in search of silverware this Saturday when they take on Cork in the Final of the McGrath Cup.
However, the real target will come two weeks later with the beginning of the National Football League, and the visit of Donegal to Ennis.
Colm Collins has used the pre-season competition to blood a number of younger players, and while more experienced faces look set to come in, Clare FM analyst Joe Garry believes this weekend represents a big opportunity.
Throw-in at Milltown/Malbay on Saturday is at 2pm with live coverage here on Clare FM brought to you in association with Jones’s Supervalu Milltown Malbay.