Two changes on Tipp team for Tyrone clash

Jeddy Walsh

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Jeddy Walsh

Martin Dunne (Moyle Rovers) who has been drafted in to the senior team for his first start of 2015. He will partner Colin O'Riordan at midfield against Tyrone.
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.

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.