The Limerick Senior Hurling team to play Cork in the Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League Final on Saturday January 11 in the LIT Gaelic Grounds at 7.30pm has been named.
There are changes from last weekend's win over Clare, with Richie English replacing Mike Casey at full back. There is a new look half back line too as Diarmaid Byrnes comes in for Paddy O'Loughlin. Former hurler of the year Cian Lynch returns to midfield, while Tom Morrissey will wear the number 11 shirt, flanked by Darragh O'Donovan and Na Piarsaigh's David Dempsey.
David Reidy, scorer of 1-12 last weekend, moves to full forward in the middle of the high scoring duo of Adrian Breen and Graeme Mulcahy. On the bench Gearoid Hegarty is joined by free taker and top scorer from last season, Aaron Gillane.
1. Barry Hennessy (Kilmallock)
2. Tom Condon (Knockaderry)
3. Richie English (Doon)
4. Aaron Costello (Kilmallock)
5. Diarmuid Byrnes (Patrickswell)
6. Dan Morrissey (Ahane)
7. Barry Nash (South Liberties)
8. Robbie Hanley (Kilmallock)
9. Cian Lynch (Patrickswell) Captain
10. Darragh O’Donovan (Doon)
11. Tom Morrissey (Ahane)
12. David Dempsey (Na Piarsaigh)
13. Graeme Mulcahy (Kilmallock)
14. David Reidy (Dromin-Athlacca)
15. Adrian Breen (Na Piarsaigh)
16. Nicky Quaid (Effin)
17. Jerome Boylan (Na Piarsaigh)
18. Mike Casey (Na Piarsaigh)
19. Sean Finn (Bruff)
20. Aaron Gillane (Patrickswell)
21. Gearoid Hegarty (St. Patrick’s)
22. Brian O’Grady (Kilteely/Dromkeen)
23. Mark Quinlan (Garryspillane)
Manager: John Kiely
Selectors: Paul Kinnerk, and Alan Cunningham
Strength & Conditioning: Mike Kiely
Coaches: Donal O’Grady, Timmy Houlihan and Aonghus O’Brien
Cork Team: Patrick Collins, Colm Spillane, Eoin Cadogan, Sean O’ Donoghue, Chris O’ Leary, Bill Cooper, Damian Cahalane, Ryan Walsh, Aidan Walsh, Conor Lehane, Luke Meade, Sean Twomey, Jack O’ Connor, Seamus Harnedy, Brian Turnbull.