Wednesday 20 September 2017

All Star Clare hurler set to take a year out from inter-county action on medical advice

Independent.ie Newsdesk

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Clare have been dealt a blow ahead of the 2017 championship with the news that All Star midfielder Conor Ryan is taking a year out of hurling on medical advice.

The news was announced on the Clare Hurling Supporters Club website last night.

Ryan, who won an All Star and an All-Ireland medal under Davy Fitzgerald in 2013, will join the backroom staff as a member of the analytics team for 2017.

In more positive news for joint-managers Donal Moloney and Gerry O'Connor, another 2013 All Star, David McInerney, has rejoined the panel.

The full back missed the majority of the 2016 campaign through injury.

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