Tipperary name strong team to meet Clare in Waterford Crystal final

The Tipperary senior hurling team to play Clare in the Waterford Crystal Cup final on Sunday has only four of the team which started the semi-final against LIT.

The Tipperary senior hurling team to play Clare in the Waterford Crystal Cup final on Sunday has only four of the team which started the semi-final against LIT.

Conor O’Brien, Joey McLoughney, Shane McGrath and Jason Forde are retained.

The line-up for the final sees the return of Brendan Cummins, Paul Curran, Donagh Maher, Brendan Maher, Seamus Hennessy, Noel McGrath, Eoin Kelly, Patrick Maher, Brian O’Meara, Shane Bourke and Seamus Callanan.

The team is: Brendan Cummins (Ballybacon-Grange), Conor O’Brien (Éire Óg Annacarty), Paul Curran (Mullinahone), Donagh Maher (Burgess), Joey McLoughney (Toomevara), Brendan Maher (Borris–Ileigh), Seamus Hennessy (Kilruane MacDonaghs), Shane McGrath (Ballinahinch), Noel McGrath (Loughmore Castleiney), Jason Forde (Silvermines), Eoin Kelly (Mullinahone), Patrick Maher (Lorrha & Dorrha), Brian O’Meara (Kilruane MacDonaghs), Shane Bourke (JK Brackens), Seamus Callanan (Drom & Inch).