Tipp’s Intermediate Hurlers take on Kilkenny in All-Ireland Final

Tipperary’s Intermediate hurlers will try to restore the county’s pride, which took a battering when the senior team was well beaten by Kilkenny in the All-Ireland semi-final, when they face Kilkenny in this Saturday’s All-Ireland Final.

Tipperary’s Intermediate hurlers will try to restore the county’s pride, which took a battering when the senior team was well beaten by Kilkenny in the All-Ireland semi-final, when they face Kilkenny in this Saturday’s All-Ireland Final.

The game goes ahead at Semple Stadium, with a 6pm throw-in.

Tipp will be attempting to win their first title in the grade since 2000, when current manager Mick Ryan from Fethard was on the team.

The following is the Tipp panel - Christy Coughlan (Templederry), Joe Gallagher (Kildangan), Richie Ruth (Thurles Sarsfields), Tossy Lowry      (Holycross/Ballycahill), Liam Dwan (Holycross/Ballycahill), Niall Teehan (Gortnahoe/Glengoole), Orrie Quirke (Silvermines), Kevin O’Gorman  (Thurles Sarsfields), David Butler (Drom/Inch), Sean Carey (Moyle Rovers), Michael Heffernan (Nenagh Eire Og), Evan Sweeney (Loughmore/Castleiney), John Sheedy (Portroe), Kieran Morris (Moycarkey/Borris), Damien O’Brien (Burgess), Ronan Sherlock (Silvermines), Michael Gleeson (Thurles Sarsfields), Eddie Connolly (Loughmore/Castleiney), James Barry (Upperchurch/Drombane), James Logue (Ballingarry), Gerry Walsh (Carrick Swans),

Paudie White (Clonoulty/Rossmore), Paudie O’Dwyer (Eire Og Annacarty), Michael Butler (Drom/Inch), Cathal Dillon (Aherlow), Martin Minahan (Kildangan), Adrian Cleere (Ballingarry) and Stephen Maher (Thurles Sarsfields).