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Three changes for Cork ahead of U21 Munster football semi-final

Senior stars Kevin Crowley and Brian O’Driscoll both miss out.

Cork's Brian O'Driscoll will miss out against Limerick this Wednesday.
Cork's Brian O'Driscoll will miss out against Limerick this Wednesday.
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CORK U21 MANAGER Seán Hayes has made three changes to his starting XV ahead of Wednesday night’s Munster football championship semi-final against Limerick in Páirc Uí Rinn.

Kevin Crowley aggravated a groin injury during the senior side’s Allianz Football League Division I defeat to Mayo on Sunday, while Brian O’Driscoll has not recovered from the hamstring problem that saw him taken off during the defeat of Kerry last week.

Nemo Rangers’ Kevin Fulignati and Cobh’s Kieran Histon have been named as their replacements while Killian O’Hanlon also starts at midfield in place of Darragh Murphy.

TJ Brosnan continues his recovery from a broken jaw while Cathal Vaughan, missed the quarter-final, has failed to regain full fitness.

Cork team v Limerick: Micheál Martin (Nemo Rangers); Jamie Davis (Douglas), Conor Dorman (Bishopstown), Stephen Cronin (Nemo Rangers); Kevin Fulignati (Nemo Rangers), Seán White (Clonakilty), Kieran Histon (Cobh); Killian O’Hanlon (Kilshannig), Ian Maguire (St. Finbarr’s); Mark Sugrue (Bandon), Cian O’Sullivan (Clyda Rovers), Sean Kiely (Ballincollig); Dan MacEoin (Ilen Rovers), David Harrington (Adrigole), Alan Cadogan (Douglas).

Subs: James McDonnell (St Finbarr’s), Sam Ryan (St Finbarr’s), Alan O’Connor (St Finbarr’s), Tomás O’Rourke (Carbery Rangers), Kevin Kavanagh (Carrigaline), Killian McIntyre (Carrigaline), John Corkery ( Aghabullogue), Conor Horgan (Nemo Rangers), Darragh Murphy (Valley Rovers).

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