This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 19 September, 2019

Clare and Kilkenny both ring the changes ahead of All-Ireland hurling final in Thurles

Throw-in tomorrow at Semple Stadium is 6pm.

Clare hurler Aidan McGuane will be chasing an All-Ireland title.
Clare hurler Aidan McGuane will be chasing an All-Ireland title.
Image: James Crombie/INPHO

CLARE AND KILKENNY have both shuffled their starting pack for tomorrow’s All-Ireland intermediate hurling final in Semple Stadium.

Clare make two changes while Kilkenny have five alterations for the game which throws-in at 6pm in Thurles.

The Banner have introduced Shane Taylor at centre-back and Danny Russell at right corner-forward as Dara Walsh and Colin Crehan drop to the bench.

The Cats draft in Aaron Duggan in goal, Geoff Brennan at wing-back, Luke Scanlon at midfield, Alan Murphy at right half-forward and Richie Leahy at left half-forward.

Kevin Nolan, Jack McGrath, Shane Murphy, Conor Tobin and Mark Bergin are the players replaced.


1. Daniel Vaughan (Tulla)

2. Rory Hayes (Wolfe Tones)
3. Eoin Quirke (Whitegate)
4. Ciaran Cooney (O’Callaghan Mills)

5. Aidan McGuane (Kilmaley)
6. Shane Taylor (Broadford)
7. Jason McCarthy (Inagh-Kilnamona)

8. David Conroy (St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield)
9. Kevin Hehir (Inagh-Kilnamona)

10. Oisin Donnellan (Feakle)
11. Shane McGrath (Feakle – captain)
12. Daragh Corry (Tulla)

13. Danny Russell (Éire Óg)
14. Michael O’Neill (Kilmaley)
15. Ryan Taylor (Clooney-Quin)


16. Liam Doyle (Bodyke)
17. Eoin Enright (Kilmaley)
18. Dara Walsh (Éire Óg)
19. Barry Fitzpatrick (Sixmilebridge)
20. Colin Burke (Whitegate)
21. Pauric O’Loughlin (Clonlara)
22. Colin Crehan (O’Callaghans Mills)
23. Micheal O’Shea (Smith O’Briens)
24. Cian Moloney Kilmaley)


1. Aaron Duggan (Dicksboro)

2. Evan Cody (Dicksboro)
3. Tom Aylward (Mullinavat)
4. Luke Hickey (James Stephens)

5. Jason Cleere (Bennettsbridge)
6. Conor Delaney (Erin’s Own)
7. Geoff Brennan (St Patrick’s)

8. Jack Langton (Clara)
9. Luke Scanlon (James Stephens)

10. Alan Murphy (Glenmore)
11. Conor Tobin (Fenians)
12. Richie Leahy (Bennettsbridge)

13. Billy Ryan (Graigue-Ballycallan)
14. Nicky Cleere (Bennettsbridge)
15. John Walsh (Mullinavat)


16. Kevin Nolan (Clara)
17. James Gannon (St Patrick’s)
18. Enda Malone (Dicksboro)
19. Jack McGrath (James Stephens)
20. Shane Murphy (Glenmore)
21. Sean Morrissey (Bennettsbridge)
22. Shane Donnelly (St Lachtain’s)
23. Mark Alyward (Glenmore)
24. Willie Brennan (Fenians)

The42 is on Snapchat! Tap the button below on your phone to add!

8 All-Ireland U21 winners part of Mayo squad for All-Ireland junior final against Kerry

One of Galway’s key men in 2015 back fit before All-Ireland semi-final against Tipperary

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Fintan O'Toole

Read next: