Three changes to Limerick hurling side for Offaly trip

Limerick joint managers Donal O'Grady and TJ Ryan
THE Limerick senior hurling management have made three changes to their side to play Offaly in Tullamore on Sunday.

THE Limerick senior hurling management have made three changes to their side to play Offaly in Tullamore on Sunday.

For the first time this season they have opted to rotate the goal-keeping position with Aaron Murphy taking his place between the posts after he recently impressed for Limerick IT in the Fitzgibbon Cup.

Stephen Walsh returns to the team at corner back in place of Mark Carmody, while in attack Patrickswell’s Thomas O’Brien replaces Seanie Tobin.

Tobin is listed among the subs, that also includes Na Piarsaigh trio Shane Dowling, Cathal King and Alan Dempsey.

Injured trio Declan Hannon, Seamus Hickey and David Breen remain outside the match-day squad.

LIMERICK: Aaron Murphy; Stephen Walsh, Richie McCarthy, Tom Condon; Paudie O’Brien, Wayne McNamara, Gavin O’Mahony; Paul Browne, Donal O’Grady; Conor Allis, James Ryan, David Reidy; Graeme Mulcahy, Kevin Downes, Thomas O’Brien. Subs: Nickie Quaid, Alan Dempsey, Philip O’Loughlin, Dan Morrissey, Cathal King, John Fitzgibbon, Cathal McNamara, Sean Tobin, Tommy Quaid, Micheal Ryan, Shane Dowling.

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