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Anthony Nash Dropped From Cork Team As Kieran Kingston Rings The Changes

Anthony Nash Cork

Cork hurling has had a difficult league campaign to date, losing three matches out of three. They were routed by Dublin last week in Croke Park. While two late goals put a gloss on the scoreline, in truth they were far behind Ger Cunningham’s side.

Things are not getting any easier for the Rebels, as All-Ireland champions Kilkenny come to town tomorrow night.

There was a lot said in the media this week, and Kieran Kingston has responded to his critics emphatically by making wholesale changes to the starting line-up. Among the high profile casualties are last year’s captain Anthony Nash, Daniel Kearney and Cormac Murphy.

Cork team to face Kilkenny:

1. Patrick Collins
2. Killian Burke
3. Damian Cahalane
4. Stephen McDonnell (captain)
5. Shane O’Neill
6. Christopher Joyce
7. Lorcan McLoughlin
8. Paul Haughney
9. John Cronin
10. Brian Lawton
11. Bill Cooper
12. Conor Lehane
13. Luke O’Farrell
14. Seamus Hardney
15. Patrick Horgan

Subs:
16. Anthony Nash
17. Stephen Murphy
18. Conor O’Sullivan
19. William Egan
20. Cormac Murphy
21. Niall Cashman
22. Daniel Kearney
23. Cathal Cormack
24. Paudie O’Sullivan
25. Stephen Moylan
26. William Leahy

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Meanwhile, Brian Cody has made three changes from the side which beat Galway last week, as the Cats look to solidify their Division 1A status for another year.

Kilkenny team to face Cork:

Cork will be wearing blue jerseys to commemorate 1916 tomorrow night at Páirc Uí Rinn.

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