Tipp team to face Kilkenny announced

The Tipperary team to face Kilkenny in the Intermediate All Ireland hurling final has been announced this morning (Wednesday).

The Tipperary team to face Kilkenny in the Intermediate All Ireland hurling final has been announced this morning (Wednesday).

The match throws in at Nowlan Park at 6pm on Saturday.

There are three changes to the team that started the Munster final against Cork - Senior hurling panellist, John O’Keeffe; senior football panellist, Brian Fox; and under 21 hurling captain, Niall O’Meara, start in place of Joey McLoughney, Sean McCormack (injured) and Paudie Greene.

The full team is:

1. Darragh Egan (Kildangan)

2. Sean O’Brien (Newport)

3. Micheál Butler (Drom and Inch)

4. Tom Treacy (Cappawhite)

5. John O’Keeffe (Clonoulty Rossmore)

6. David Young (Toomevara) Captain

7. Padraig Heffernan (Clonoulty Rossmore)

8. Brian Fox (Eire Og Annacarty Donohill)

9. Willie Ryan (Clonakenny)

10. Orrie Quirke (Silvermines)

11. Thomas Butler (Clonoulty Rossmore)

12. Niall O’Meara (Kilruane MacDonaghs)

13. Ruairi Gleeson (Kildangan)

14. Danny O’Hanlon (Carrick Swan)

15. Timmy Hammersley (Clonoulty Rossmore)