Limerick and Cork minor hurling teams finalised

Jerome O’Connell

Reporter:

Jerome O’Connell

Limerick manager Leo O'Connor
THE Limerick and Cork minor hurling teams have been revealed for Thursday’s Munster MHC semi final in the Gaelic Grounds.

THE Limerick and Cork minor hurling teams have been revealed for Thursday’s Munster MHC semi final in the Gaelic Grounds.

The rematch of the round one tie has a 7.30 start in Limerick as the sides battle for a spot against Tipperary in the provincial final on July 12 in Thurles.

The Leo O’Connor managed and Anthony Daly coached Limerick minor team shows one changes from the team that beat Waterford in the backdoor series with Mikey Mackey replacing William O’Meara.

Meanwhile Cork have made four changes to their side that beat Limerick back in April.

Conor McCarthy replaces Niall O’Leary at corner back; Michael O’Halloran is switched to the half forward line alongside another new addition Robbie O’Flynn.

Sean Powter and John Looney are included into a new-look full forward line.

Shane Kingston, who has been out with a leg injury for the past six weeks, is named among the Cork substitutes at no25.

LIMERICK: Eoghan McNamama (Doon); Thomas Hayes (Doon), Conor McSweeney (South Liberties), Jack O’Grady (Knockainey); Conor Byrnes (Murroe-Boher), Paddy O’Loughlin (Kilmallock), Conor Houlihan (Na Piarsaigh); Thomas Grimes (Na Piarsaigh), Darragh O’Carroll (Kilteely-Dromkeen); Kyle Hayes (Kildimo-Pallaskenry), Seamus Flanagan (Feohanagh Castlemahon), Brian Ryan (South Liberties); Peter Casey (Na Piarsaigh), Mikey Mackey (Adare), Barry Murphy (Doon). Subs: Adam O Brien (Ahane), Colum Carroll (Ahane), Conor Boylan (Na Piarsaigh), William O’Meara (Askeaton), Ciaran O Connor (Kilmallock,) Oisin O’Reilly (Kilmallock), Eoin Ryan (Adare), Paudie Ahern (Kileedy), Cian Flynn Magner (Kileedy).

CORK: Declan Dalton (Fr O’Neills); Seadnaidh Smyth (Midleton), David Griffin (Carrigaline), Conor McCarthy (Blarney): Mark Coleman (Blarney), Eoghan Murphy (Sarsfields), David Lowney (Clonakilty); Chris O’Leary (Valley Rovers), Darragh Fitzgibbon (Charleville); Liam Healy (Sarsfields), Michael O’Halloran (Blackrock), Tim O’Mahony (Shandrum); Sean Powter (Douglas), Ciaran Cormack (Blackrock), John Looney (Aghada). Subs: Barry Kenneally (Cuchulainns), Niall O’Leary (Castlelyons), John Cashman (Blackrock), Conor Cahalane (St Finbarrs), Billy Hennessy (St Finbarrs), Donal English (Sarsfields), Billy Dunne (Fr O’Neills), Robbie O’Flynn (Erins Own), Robert Bourke (Ballincollig), Shane Kingston (Douglas).