The Tipperary Senior Football team to play Tyrone in the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 3B, in Semple Stadium, on Saturday next at 3pm has been announced by manager Peter Creedon. It shows two changes from the side that started against Louth last Saturday.
Moyle Rovers’ Martin Dunne comes in to the team to partner Colin O’Riordan at midfield. Also starting against Tyrone will be Brian Fox (Eire Og, Annacarty) at wing-forward in place of Ger Mulhair. Robbie Kiely (Carbery Rangers) also started against Louth but is carrying a slight injury and is named amongst the subs for Saturday.
The team includes five who started in the All-Ireland final against Tyrone in May which the Red Hand County won by a single point.
The team for Saturday is as follows;
Evan Comerford - Kilsheelan Kilcash
Ciarán McDonald – Aherlow
Paddy Codd (Captain). – Killenaule
Jimmy Feehan – Killenaule
Seamus Kennedy - Clonmel Commercials
Peter Acheson - Moyle Rovers
Alan Campbell - Moyle Rovers
Colin O’Riordan - J K Brackens
Martin Dunne - Moyle Rovers
Brian Fox - Eire Óg Annacarty
Conor Sweeney - Ballyporeen
Liam Casey – Cahir
Kevin O’Halloran – Portroe
Michael Quinlivan – Clonmel Commercials
Philip Austin - Borrisokane.
Mickey Harte has named a very experienced team for their visit to Thurles, and for the first senior championship clash ever between the counties.
Niall Morgan, Aidan McCrory, Ronan McNamee, Cathal McCarron, Ronan McNabb, Joe McMahon, Peter Harte, Colm Cavanagh, Matthew Donnelly, Tiernan McCann, Mark Bradley, Rory Brennan, Darren McCurry, Sean Cavanagh, Conor McAliskey.
Only Mark Bradley and Rory Brennan played in the Under 21 final in Parnell Park against Tipperary.
On Saturday Sean Cavanagh will create a piece of Tyrone championship history when he will set a new record number of appearances with his 76th game for the county.