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Cork make 7 changes as they seek a third win in a row

The Rebels face Waterford tomorrow night in the Munster Hurling League in Mallow.

Pa Horgan in possession for Cork against Limerick last Sunday.
Pa Horgan in possession for Cork against Limerick last Sunday.
Image: Ken Sutton/INPHO

CORK SENIOR HURLING manager Kieran Kingston has named his side for the Rebels’ third outing in the Munster Hurling League.

On the back of their wins over Kerry and Limerick, Kingston has made seven changes in personnel to his team for tomorrow night’s game in Mallow (7.30pm) against Waterford, who suffered a seven-point loss to Limerick in their only game so far.

With Colm Spillane moving from corner-back to full-back, the Castlelyons man will be flanked by Jack Sheehan and Sean O’Donoghue. They come into the team at the expense of Stephen McDonnell and David Griffin. The only other change in defence sees Chris Joyce replace Mark Coleman at wing-back.

Cormac Murphy comes in for Darragh Fitzgibbon to partner Daniel Kearney in midfield. In attack, Bill Cooper, Shane Kingston and Alan Cadogan — who contributed a combined tally of 3-9 from play in Sunday’s win over Limerick — make way for Dean Brosnan, Michael O’Halloran and Michael Cahalane.


1. Anthony Nash (Kanturk)

2. Jack Sheehan (Erins Own)
3. Colm Spillane (Castlelyons)
4. Sean O’Donoghue (Inniscarra)

5. Chris O’Leary (Valley Rovers)
6. Lorcan McLoughlin (Kanturk)
7. Christopher Joyce (Na Piarsaigh)

8. Cormac Murphy (Mallow)
9. Daniel Kearney (Sarsfields)

10. Dean Brosnan (Glen Rovers)
11. Luke Meade (Newcestown)
12. Michael O’Halloran (Blackrock)

13. Michael Cahalane (Bandon)
14. Patrick Horgan (Glen Rovers)
15. Robbie O’Flynn (Erins Own)


16. Patrick Collins (Ballinhassig)
17. Stephen McDonnell (Glen Rovers)
18. David Griffin (Carrigaline)
19. Cian Walsh (St Finbarr’s)
20. Mark Coleman (Blarney)
21. Billy Hennessey (St Finbarr’s)
22. Darragh Fitzgibbon (Charleville)
23. Shane Kingston (Douglas)
24. Alan Cadogan (Douglas)
25. Conor Lehane (Midleton)
26. Shane O Keeffe (Blackrock)

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