National League success is a major aim for the Tipp senior hurlers this year.
The Premier open their Division 1A campaign with an away game against Clare this afternoon.
While many teams say they view the league as a way of bringing on the squad and trying out new player Tipp coach Declan Fanning says they still want to win games.
The Killenaule native says the team are eager for success.
Throw-in is at 2 o’clock this afternoon – Tipp FM’s live coverage comes in association with Sullivan Family Butchers, Brooklands, Nenagh.