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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.

Clare

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)

Subs

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)

Kilkenny

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)

Subs

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)

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