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Dublin hurlers unveil panel for their 2016 opener in tonight's Walsh Cup game

Dublin face UCD in Belfield tonight.

Liam Rushe and Johnny McCaffrey will be part of the Dublin squad tonight.
Liam Rushe and Johnny McCaffrey will be part of the Dublin squad tonight.
Image: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

DUBLIN HAVE UNVEILED their panel for their 2016 senior hurling opener tonight against UCD.

The Walsh Cup clash sees Dublin in action against the students in Belfield at 7.30pm.

Manager Ger Cunningham has opted for a mix of youth and experience with seven players who started last July’s All-Ireland quarter-final loss against Waterford included.

Gary Maguire, Chris Crummey, Liam Rushe, Joey Boland, Johnny McCaffrey, Paul Ryan and Mark Schutte all started in that defeat in Thurles.

David Treacy and Eamon Dillon came on as subs in that game.


1. Chris Bennett (Faughs)
2. Joey Boland (Na Fianna)
3. Chris Crummey (Lucan Sarsfields)
4. Eamonn Dillon (Nh Fionnbarra)
5. Conor Dooley (Ballyboden St Enda’s)
6. Shane Durkin (Ballyboden St Enda’s)
7. Oisín Gough (Cuala)
8. Rob Hardy (St Jude’s)
9. Cian Mac Giolla Bhríde (St Vincent’s)
10. Gary Maguire (Ballyboden St Enda’s)
11. Rian McBride (St Vincent’s)
12. Johnny McCaffrey (Lucan Sarsfields)
13. Fíontán Mac Gibb (Setanta)
14. Niall McMorrow (Ballyboden St Enda’s)
15. Darragh O’Connell (Cuala)
16. Seán O’Reilly (Thomas Davis)
17. Fionn O Riain Broin (St Jude’s)
18. Ben Quinn (Crumlin)
19. Liam Rushe (St Pat’s, Palmerstown)
20. Paul Ryan (Ballyboden St Enda’s)
21. Mark Schutte (Cuala)
22. David Treacy (Cuala)

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