Kilkenny And Limerick Name Teams For Sunday’s Crunch Quarter-Final

Kilkenny and Limerick have named their respective sides ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling quarter-final at Semple Stadium (throw-in 2 pm). 

Brian Cody has made two changes to the side who lost to Galway in the Leinster Hurling final replay. Cody has brought in Colin Fennelly and Martin Keoghan to replace Walter Walsh and John Donnelly.

This means there is no room for Richie Hogan in the starting XV.

Kilkenny Team: 

1. Eoin Murphy

2. Paul Murphy

3. Pádraig Walsh

4. Paddy Deegan

5. Joey Holden

6. Cillian Buckley

7. Enda Morrissey

8. Conor Fogarty

9. James Maher

10. Martin Keoghan

11. TJ Reid

12. Richie Leahy

13. Billy Ryan

14. Colin Fennelly

15. Ger Aylward

John Kiely has also made two changes to the side which defeated Carlow in the preliminary quarter-final last weekend.

Sean Finn comes back into the full-back line with Mike Casey returning to full-back while Richie McCarthy drops to the bench.

In midfiled, Darragh O’Donovan returns in place of William O’Donoghue.

Limerick Team: 

1. Nicky Quaid
2. Sean Finn
3. Mike Casey
4. Richie English
5. Diarmaid Byrnes
6. Declan Hannon – Captain
7. Dan Morrissey
8. Darragh O’Donovan
9. Cian Lynch
10. Gearoid Hegarty
11. Kyle Hayes
12. Tom Morrissey
13. Aaron Gillane
14. Seamus Flanagan
15. Graeme Mulcahy
16. Barry Hennessy
17. Peter Casey
18. David Dempsey
19. Shane Dowling
20. Seamus Hickey
21. Richie McCarthy
22. Barry Nash
23. William O’Donoghue
24. Paddy O’Loughlin
25. David Reidy
26. Pat Ryan

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