Five changes on Tipperary team to play Galway

The Tipperary senior hurling team to play Galway in the Allianz Hurling League shows five changes from the team which lost to Kilkenny in round 1. John O’Keeffe, James Woodlock, Shane McGrath, John O’Neill and Shane Bourke all come into the team in place of Shane Maher, David Young, Gearoid Ryan, Adrian Ryan and John O’Brien.

The Tipperary senior hurling team to play Galway in the Allianz Hurling League shows five changes from the team which lost to Kilkenny in round 1. John O’Keeffe, James Woodlock, Shane McGrath, John O’Neill and Shane Bourke all come into the team in place of Shane Maher, David Young, Gearoid Ryan, Adrian Ryan and John O’Brien.

Captain and fullback Paul Curran, who missed the Waterford Crystal final win over Clare last Sunday through injury, returns to the team.

Tipperary will hope to get their campaign back on track following the first round defeat to Kilkenny.

Sunday’s game starts at 2.30pm.

The team is - Brendan Cummins (Ballybacon-Grange), Donagh Maher (Burgess), Paul Curran (Mullinahone) Captain, Michael Cahill (Thurles Sarsfields), John O’Keeffe (Clonoulty Rossmore), Conor O’Mahony (Newport), Padraic Maher (Thurles Sarsfields), James Woodlock (Drom and Inch), Brendan Maher (Borris–Ileigh), Pa Bourke (Thurles Sarsfiedls), Noel McGrath (Loughmore Castleiney), Shane McGrath (Ballinahinch), John O’Neill (Clonoulty Rossmore), Brian O’Meara (Kilruane MacDonaghs), Shane Bourke (JK Brackens).