Clare - 0-21, Limerick - 0-6


Clare piled on the agony for disjointed Limerick in a lopsided match at Glin yesterday. The home side were given a sample of what was to come when Brendan Lynch , Martin Daly and Charles O'Loughlin shot Clare into a five-points lead within 10 minutes.

Clare: N Hawes; B Rouine, D O'Driscoll, B Keating; P Gallagher (0-1), A Malone, D O'Sullivan (0-1); P Cosgrave (0-1), B Lynch (0-6); M Daly (0-5), C O'Loughlin (0-3), J Enright; S Hehir (0-1), F McInerney (0-2), P McMahon (0-1).

Limerick: R Bowles; M McMahon, D Sheehy, G O'Connor; J Kiely, M O'Doherty, Denis Reidy; J Quane, K Power; F Finnan (0-1), J Allen (0-1), Damien Reidy; M O'Donoghue (0- 1), N Mulvihill, P Galvin (0-3). Subs: J O'Halloran for Power, T McGarry for O'Donoghue, M Dineen for Damien Reidy.

Referee: N Cooney (Offaly).