Intermediate team includes four former seniors

The Tipperary Intermediate hurling team to play Cork on Sunday at 1.45pm in Semple Stadium in the Munster Championship includes George Hannigan and Philip Austin, both of whom played against Kerry in the Munster Senior football championship last weekend.

The Tipperary Intermediate hurling team to play Cork on Sunday at 1.45pm in Semple Stadium in the Munster Championship includes George Hannigan and Philip Austin, both of whom played against Kerry in the Munster Senior football championship last weekend.

Former senior hurling panellists Alan Byrnes, Thomas Stapleton, Daragh Hickey and Evan Sweeney, and goalkeeper from last year’s All Ireland under-21 winning team, James Logue have also been named in the line-up. The team is captained by 2006 All Ireland minor winning captain, Joey McLoughney from Toomevara.

Tipperary - James Logue (Ballingarry), Alan Byrnes (Shannon Rovers), George Hannigan (Shannon Rovers), Kevin Maher (Lorrha and Dorrha), Joey McLoughney (Toomevara,captain), Tomas Stapleton (Templederry Kenyons), Ronan Sherlock (Silvermines), Johnny Ryan (Drom and Inch), Paudie O’Dwyer (Éire Óg Annacarty Donohill), Daragh Hickey (Boherlahan/Dualla), Willie O’Dwyer (Carrick Davins), Philip Austin (Borrisokane), Evan Sweeney (Loughmore-Castleiney), Philip Ivors (Ballingarry) and Ray McLoughney (Kilruane MacDonaghs).