Nine Clare men have been called up to the Munster Interprovincial squad for the upcoming series which takes place on the weekend of December 10th/11th.
Clarecastle’s Anthony Daly takes charge of the province’s hurlers and has recruited Cian Dillon, David Reidy and Aron Shanager to the squad. Dillon and Reidy were part of the Irish Shinty squad this year while Shannon teenager Shanagher has been rewarded for a positive first season on the county senior hurling panel.
Six members of the Clare senior football panel will form part of Ger O’Sullivan’s football panel. Gary Brennan, Jamie Malone, Eoin Cleary, Keelan Sexton, David Tubridy and Kevin Hartnett will line out for Munster next weekend.
In football, Leinster will face holders Connacht, with Munster doing battle with Ulster at Parnell Park with the final taking place there the next day. In hurling, Munster will meet Ulster and reigning champions Leinster put their title on the line against Connacht in a double bill at MacDonagh Park, Nenagh with the following day’s final fixed for Semple Stadium.
Munster Hurling Panel 2016:
Clare – Cian Dillon, David Reidy and Aaron Shanagher
Cork – Anthony Nash
Kerry – Tom Murnane
Limerick – Diarmuid Byrnes, Tom Condon, Shane Dowling, Cian Lynch and Barry Nash
Tipperary – James Barry, Michael Breen, Seamus Callanan, Darren Gleeson, Brendan Maher (Captain), Padraic Maher, Dan McCormack, Noel McGrath and John O’Dwyer
Waterford – Jamie Barron, Shane Bennett, Stephen Bennett, Noel Connors, Barry Coughlan, Shane Fives, Austin Gleeson and Pauric Mahony
Management – Anthony Daly (Clare) – Manager, Tommy Dunne (Tipperary), John Mullane (Waterford)
Munster Football Panel 2016:
Clare – Gary Brennan, Eoin Cleary, Kevin Hartnett, Jamie Malone, Keelan Sexton and David Tubridy
Cork – Tom Clancy, Ruairi Deane, Conor Dorman, Colm O’Driscoll and Kevin O’Driscoll
Kerry – Aidan O’Mahony and Tommy Walsh
Limerick – Iain Corbett and Darragh Treacy
Tipperary – Alan Campbell, Evan Comerford, Brian Fox, Michael Quinlivan and Conor Sweeney
Waterford – Patrick Hurney, Tomás O’Gorman and Paul Whyte
Management – Ger O’Sullivan (Cork) – Manager, Declan Browne (Tipperary), Dave Geaney (Kerry)