Four Limerick changes for Munster minor hurling semi final

Four Limerick changes for Munster minor hurling semi final

THE Limerick minor hurlers have made four changes to their line-up for Wednesday’s Munster championship semi final against Waterford.

Pat Donnelly’s Limerick must travel to Walsh Park to play Waterford. The semi final has a 7.30 start.

The winners will play Cork or Tipperary in the Munster MHC final on July 10 in the Gaelic Grounds.

Limerick are bidding to reach a fourth successive Munster minor final.

The four changes are from the quarter final win over Clare – all of 13 weeks ago. There are also a number of positional switches.

William O’Meara and Mark O’Dwyer are ruled out through injury, with Ciaran O’Connor and Anthony Barrett both now among the subs.

Into the team come Cian Magnier Flynn and David Woulfe, who were used as subs in the April win over Clare. Also getting starts are Paul O’Brien and Michael O’Grady.

Limerick are managed by Pat Donnelly (South Liberties), with selectors Brian Foley (South Liberties) and John Mulqueen (Bruff), coach Anthony Daly and strength and conditioning coach Mikey Kiely.

LIMERICK: Mark O’Kelly (Croom); Brian Nash (South Liberties), Conor Nicholas (Monaleen), Finn Hourigan (Murroe-Boher); Michael O’Grady (Knockainey), Josh Adams (Ballybrown), Brian Timmons (Murroe-Boher); Brian Ryan (South Liberties), Cal McCarthy (Kilmallock); Darragh Carroll (Newport), Cian Magnier Flynn (Killeedy) David Woulfe (Kilmallock); Conor Boylan (Na Piarsaigh), Kyle Hayes (Kildimo-Pallaskenry), Paul O’Brien (Mungret St Pauls). Subs: Jamie Power (Monaleen), Anthony Barrett (Kilmallock), Michael Bourke (Garryspillane), Ronan Connelly (Adare), Martin Farrell (Blackrock), John Flynn (Patrickswell), Aaron Kennedy (Murroe-Boher), Ciaran O’Connor (Kilmallock), Paul O’Riordan (Bruff). Extended panel: Ciarán Barry, Jerome Boylan, Jamie Dillon, Conor Flahive, Dan Minehan, Shane Normoyle, Mark O’Dwyer (inj) Conor O’Grady, Darren Golden O’Mahony; Willie O’Meara (inj).