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Tipperary SH SF and MH teams for this weekend

May 18th, 2018

The Tipperary senior hurlers get their Munster Championship campaign under way against Limerick in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday next 20th May, where throw-in will be 2pm, and manager Michael Ryan and his fellow selectors have named their team for the opening round in the new revised championship format.

There are 4 championship debutants as Tipperary set out on the season ahead with Brian Hogan, Barry Heffernan, Willie Connors and Billy McCarthy all starting, while Alan Flynn also makes his starting championship debut having been introduced in last year’s Munster quarter-final.

The Tipperary senior team lines out as follows

1. Brian Hogan – Lorrha-Dorrha
2. Alan Flynn – Kiladangan
3. Séamus Kennedy – St. Mary’s Clonmel
4. Donagh Maher – Burgess
5. Barry Heffernan – Nenagh Éire Óg
6. Padraic Maher (Capt.) – Thurles Sarsfields
7. Ronan Maher – Thurles Sarsfields
8. Willie Connors – Kiladangan
9. Billy McCarthy – Thurles Sarsfields
10. Dan McCormack – Borris-Ileigh
11. Noel McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney
12. Seán Curran – Mullinahone
13. John O’Dwyer – Killenaule
14. Jason Forde – Silvermines
15. John McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney

The Tipperary football team to play Waterford in the Munster Senior Football Championship quarter-final tomorrow evening, Saturday 19th May, at 7pm, in Semple Stadium has been announced by manager Liam Kearns.

John Meagher (Loughmore-Castleiney) makes his championship debut at full back while his club mate Liam McGrath having made a number of championship appearances last year as a substitute also makes his debut championship start.

The Tipperary team lines out as follows;

1. Evan Comerford – Kilsheelan-Kilcash
2. Shane O’Connell – Golden-Kilfeacle
3. John Meagher – Loughmore-Castleiney
4. Alan Campbell – Moyle Rovers
5. Bill Maher – Kilsheelan-Kilcash
6. Robbie Kiely (Capt.) – Carbery Rangers
7. Jimmy Feehan – Killenaule
8. Liam Casey – Cahir
9. Steven O’Brien – Ballina
10. Josh Keane – Golden-Kilfeacle
11. Kevin O’Halloran – Portroe
12. Brian Fox – Éire Óg Annacarty-Donohill
13. Conor Sweeney – Ballyporeen
14. Michael Quinlivan – Clonmel Commercials
15. Liam McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney

Tipperary minor hurling manager Tommy Dunne has also named his first side as they too head to the Gaelic Grounds to play Limerick in Round 1 of the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Hurling Championship on Sunday next where throw-in will be at 12noon.

His starting XV includes 5 dual players – Conor Whelan, Kevin Hayes, Johnny Ryan, Max Hackett & Devon Ryan who lined out for the Tipperary minor footballers in their recent Munster campaign; while 1 more, Keith Ryan, is named among the subs.

The Tipperary minor team lines out as follows;

1. Aaron Browne – Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams
2. Conor O’Dwyer – Cashel King Cormacs
3. Conor Whelan – Mullinahone
4. Kevin Hayes – Moycarkey-Borris
5. Johnny Ryan (Capt.) – Arravale Rovers
6. Jack Morrissey – Moycarkey-Borris
7. Fintan Purcell – Drom-Inch
8. Max Hackett – Moycarkey-Borris
9. John Campion – Drom-Inch
10. Seán Hayes – Kiladangan
11. Devon Ryan – Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams
12. Kian O’Kelly – Kilruane MacDonaghs
13. Jack Lanigan – Thurles Sarsfields
14. Ryan Renehan – Cappawhite
15. James Devaney – Borris-Ileigh

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