Clare secured top spot in the final standings in the Munster hurling championship round robin with a powerful display against Waterford.
A brace of goals from David Fitzgerald and one from David Reidy saw Clare beat the National League champions by 3-31 to 2-22, with the Deise now out of this year’s championship.
Clare went into the game without the likes of Tony Kelly and John Conlon, while 2022 Harty Cup winner Adam Hogan was introduced for his senior debut.
Clare boss Brian Lohan was pleased with how those players given their chance went about their task
Elsewhere, Cork beat Tipperary in Semple Stadium to send the Rebels through to the preliminary All Ireland quarter finals, and end the Premier’s season for 2022.