In pictures: Limerick hurlers lose to Clare in Waterford Crystal Cup

We pick out the best pictures from the Limerick v Clare game in the Waterford Crystal Cup.

Tony Grehan of Press 22 captured one outstanding photo of Clare’s Nicky O’Connell catching Limerick’s Cathal McNamara in the face with his hurl while Sportsfile’s Stephen McCarthy got a number of nice images as well.

All Ireland champions Clare recorded a 1-14 to 0-11 win to book a semi-final place against UCC. UL will meet Tipperary in the other semi-final.