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Two changes for Clare ahead of first Munster senior hurling final in nine years

The Clare minor side have also rang the changes.

CLARE HAVE MADE two changes to their starting fifteen for Sunday’s Munster senior hurling final against Cork.

pjimage Oisin O'Brien and Cathal Malone both start for Clare on Sunday. Source: INPHO

Oisin O’Brien and Cathal Malone are brought into the team at wing-back and midfield respectively. O’Brien has recovered from a knee injury to regain a starting berth while Malone came on as a substitute in the semi-final win over Limerick.

Gearoid O’Connell and David Reidy are the players to drop out of the starting fifteen.

The minor curtain-raiser at 2pm sees Clare also face Cork in the hunt for honours. They’ve made two changes to their starting minor team as well Cian McInerney and Conor Tierney coming in at corner-back and corner-forward respectively.

Clare Senior

1. Andrew Fahy (Whitegate)

2. Seadna Morey (Sixmilebridge)
3. David McInerney (Tulla)
4. Patrick O’Connor (Tubber – captain)

5. David Fitzgerald (Inagh-Kilnamona)
6. Conor Cleary (St Joseph’s Miltown)
7. Oisín O’Brien (Clonlara)

8. Colm Galvin (Clonlara)
9. Cathal Malone (Sixmilebridge)

10. Tony Kelly (Ballyea)
11. Podge Collins (Cratloe)
12. John Conlon (Clonlara)

13. Shane O’Donnell (Éire Óg)
14. Aron Shanagher (Wolfe Tones)
15. Conor McGrath (Cratloe)


16. Donal Tuohy (Crusheen)
17. Cian Dillon (Crusheen)
18. David Reidy (Éire Óg)
19. Aaron Cunningham (Wolfe Tones)
20. Jason McCarthy (Inagh Kilnamona)
21. Niall Deasy (Ballyea)
22. Peter Duggan (Clooney Quin)
23. Brendan Bugler (Whitegate)
24. Patrick Donnellan (O’Callaghan’s Mills)
25. Cathal McInerney (Cratloe)
26. Jamie Shanahan (Sixmilebridge)

Clare Minor

1. Eamonn Foudy (Inagh-Kilnamona)

2. Cian McInerney (Inagh-Kilnamona)
3. Ross Hayes (Crusheen)
4. Bradley Higgins (Kilmaley)

5. Aidan McCarthy (Inagh-Kilnamona)
6. Cian Minogue (Bodyke)
7. Diarmuid Ryan (Cratloe)

8. Keith White (Inagh-Kilnamona)
9. Lee Brack (Clarecastle)

10. Rian Considine (Cratloe)
11. Tiernan Agnew (Sixmilebridge)
12. Eoin Fitzgerald (Inagh-Kilnamona)

13. Conor Tierney (St Joseph’s Doora-Barefield)
14. Gary Cooney (O’Callaghan’s Mills)
15. Breffni Horner (Crusheen)

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