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Kilkenny And Tipperary Name Sides For All-Ireland Final Showdown

Both Kilkenny and Tipperary have named their teams for Sunday’s massive All-Ireland Senior Hurling final clash in Croke Park.

It’s that time of the year again, folks!

Kilkenny have managed to once again find themselves at the pinnacle of the sport and now, with just Tipperary ahead of them, they are within touching distance of their first Liam McCarthy Cup since 2015.

It’s one of hurling’s eternal rivalries, a pairing that comes to mind immediately when one casts their mind back to years now passed and now, we’ll have to opportunity to see these giants clash on the biggest stage possible once more.

Ahead of Sunday’s riveting showdown in Croker, both sides have revealed the teams that will leave the tunnel wearing the jerseys embroidered with their county’s crest.

The team that Brian Cody has chosen for Sunday will line out as follows:

Liam Sheedy’s fifteen will include the following names – with the substitutes listed below:

1. Brian Hogan – Lorrha-Dorrha
2. Cathal Barrett – Holycross-Ballycahill
3. Barry Heffernan – Nenagh Éire Óg
4. Ronan Maher – Thurles Sarsfields
5. Brendan Maher – Borris-Ileigh
6. Padraic Maher – Thurles Sarsfields
7. Séamus Kennedy – St. Mary’s
8. Noel McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney
9. Michael Breen – Ballina
10. Dan McCormack – Borris-Ileigh
11. John O’Dwyer – Killenaule
12. Niall O’Meara – Kilruane MacDonaghs
13. Jason Forde – Silvermines
14. Séamus Callanan (Capt.) – Drom-Inch
15. John McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney

16. Paul Maher – Moyne-Templetuohy
17. James Barry – Upperchurch-Drombane
18. Ger Browne – Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams
19. Robert Byrne – Portroe
20. Jerome Cahill – Kilruane MacDonaghs
21. Willie Connors – Kiladangan
22. Alan Flynn – Kiladangan
23. Mark Kehoe – Kilsheelan-Kilcash
24. Donagh Maher – Burgess
25. Jake Morris – Nenagh Éire Óg
26. Seán O’Brien – Newport

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