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O'Shea names unchanged Tipp team for Sunday's All-Ireland final

The Premier County have kept faith in the starting side that saw off Cork in the semi-finals.

Seamus Callanan will lead from the front again.
Seamus Callanan will lead from the front again.
Image: Donall Farmer/INPHO

TIPPERARY HAVE MADE no changes to their starting team ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland senior hurling final against Kilkenny at Croke Park.

Manager Eamon O’Shea has kept faith in the side that beat Cork on a scoreline of 2-18 to 1-11 in the last month’s semi-final.

Darren Gleeson, Cathal Barrett, James Barry, Kieran Bergin and John O’Dwyer all play in their first senior All-Ireland final, in a starting team captained by Brendan Maher.

Seamus Callanan will once again lead the Premier County’s attack, hoping to repeat his performance against Cork, when he scored 2-4. Providing support will be O’Dwyer in the half-forward line, who collected six points against the Rebels last time out.

Throw-in at Croke Park on Sunday is 3.30pm.

TIPPERARY

1. Darren Gleeson (Portroe)

2. Cathal Barrett (HolycrossBallycahill)
3. Padraic Maher (Thurles Sarsfields)
4. Paddy Stapleton (Borris-Ileigh)

5. Brendan Maher (Borris-Ileigh – Captain)
6. James Barry (Upperchurch-Drombane)
7. Kieran Bergin (Killenaule)

8. Shane McGrath (Ballinahinch)
9. James Woodlock (Drom & Inch)

10. Gearóid Ryan (Templederry Kenyons)
11. Patrick Maher (Lorrha-Dorrha)
12.  John O’Dwyer (Killenaule)

13. Noel McGrath (Loughmore-Castleiney)
14. Seamus Callanan (Drom & Inch)
15. Lar Corbett (Thurles Sarsfields)

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