Lohan Names Strong Starting Team For Munster Hurling Cup Opener

Clare manager Brian Lohan with selector Ken Ralph. Pic by Willie O'Reilly of Burren Eye Photography

Brian Lohan has named a strong starting 15 for Saturday’s Munster Hurling Cup semi-final against Waterford.

Broadford’s Paddy Donnellan features for the first time since last year’s National League opener against Antrim, and he is joined at midfield by Ballyea’s Clare SHC winning captain Jack Browne.

Newcomers to the panel Mike Gough and Darren O’Brien are listed among the subs, along with the likes of Shane Meehan and Darragh Lohan.


Clare Team v Waterford

Eibhear Quilligan (Feakle); Rory Hayes (Wolfe Tones), Conor Cleary (St Joseph’s Miltown), Paul Flanagan (Ballyea); Diarmuid Ryan (Cratloe), Jason McCarthy (Inagh-Kilnamona), David McInerney (Tulla); Jack Browne (Ballyea), Paddy Donnellan (Broadford); Cathal Malone (Sixmilebridge), David Reidy (Éire Óg), Shane Golden (Sixmilebridge); Mark Rodgers (Scariff), Aron Shanagher (Wolfe Tones), Gary Cooney (O’Callaghan’s Mills).


Éamonn Foudy (Inagh-Kilnamona), Shane Meehan (Banner), Ryan Taylor (Clooney-Quin), Darragh Lohan (Wolfe Tones), Ian Galvin (Clonlara), Domhnall McMahon (Michael Cusack’s), Colm Galvin (Clonlara), Aaron Fitzgerald (Éire Óg), Darren O’Brien (Éire Óg), Mike Gough (Smith O’Brien’s), Cian Broderick (Clarecastle).