Tipperary footballers take on Carlow on Sunday

Tipperary play Carlow in the Allianz Football League Division 4 round 1 at Semple Stadium on Sunday.

Tipperary play Carlow in the Allianz Football League Division 4 round 1 at Semple Stadium on Sunday.

Following an encouraging run in the McGrath Cup where they reached the final only to lose to Kerry, they will hope for a winning start to the league campaign.

Quick promotion out of the basement divisiion will be a priority for manager Peter Creedon and home victories will be vital.

The team against Carlow is -

Paul Fitzgerald (Fethard), Andrew Morrissey (Galtee Rovers), Paddy Codd (Killenaule) Captain; John Coghlan (Moyne Templetuohy), Brian Fox (Eire Og Annacarty), Robbie Kiely (Arravale Rovers), Ciaran McDonald (Aherlow), George Hannigan (Shannon Rovers), Philip Quirke (Moyle Rovers), Donagh Leahy (Arravale Rovers), Alan Maloney (Rockwell Rovers), Hugh Coghlan (Portlaoise, Laois), Michael Quinlivan (Clonmel Commercials), Peter Acheson (Moyle Rovers). Barry Grogan (Aherlow).