Clare side look forward to facing Tipperary this weekend

Clare hurling star David Reidy is looking forward to taking on the All Ireland champions in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh next weekend.

Tipp meet Clare in the opening game of the Munster hurling league before travelling to play Limerick in the LIT Gaelic Grounds before Christmas.

The games are scheduled early, as the Tipp team jet off on their team holiday after Christmas and so, two rounds of the competition will be played before the holiday period.

Speaking at the launch of the Munster league Clare hurling star David Reidy said this new campaign is a chance get the new season off to a good start.