Five changes on Tipperary team to play Dublin

Padraic Maher is named at full back on the Tipperary team to play Dublin on Sunday in the league semi-final.
The Tipperary senior hurling team to play Dublin in the Allianz Hurling league semi-final at Semple Stadium on Sunday has five changes from the team which defeated Clare in the last group game.

The Tipperary senior hurling team to play Dublin in the Allianz Hurling league semi-final at Semple Stadium on Sunday has five changes from the team which defeated Clare in the last group game.

Brendan Cummins, Donagh Maher, Patrick Maher, Pa Bourke and Jason Forde are selected in place of Darren Gleeson, Paul Curran, Conor O’Brien, John O’Dwyer and Eoin Kelly.

Former All Ireland winning captain Eoin Kelly is ruled out with a hamstring injury.

Padraic Maher is named at full back in place of Paul Curran while Brendan Maher moves from midfield to wing back.

Manager Eamon O’Shea continues his goalkeeping rotation policy with Brendan Cummins coming back in for Darren Gleeson.

The team is - Brendan Cummins (Ballybacon Grange), Paddy Stapleton (Borris-Ileigh), Padraic Maher (Thurles Sarsfields), Michael Cahill (Thurles Sarsfields), Brendan Maher (Borris-Ileigh), Conor O’Mahony (Newport), Donagh Maher (Burgess), Noel McGrath (Loughmore Castleiney), Shane McGrath (Ballinahinch), Seamus Callanan (Drom and Inch) Lar Corbett (Thurles Sarsfields), Patrick Maher (Lorrha and Dorrha), Shane Bourke (JK Brackens), Pa Bourke (Thurles Sarsfields), Jason Forde (Silvermines).