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Galway patch side up with 6 changes from Mayo hammering

Meanwhile, Limerick have made just one change for their qualifier with Longford.

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GALWAY BOSS ALAN Mulholland been forced into changing half a dozen of the side which limped out of the Connacht Championship at the hands of Mayo.

Johnny Duane and Gary Sweeney are injured while Niall Coleman is suspended and Gareth Bradshaw has moved abroad. The remaining

The remaining two changes Fiontan O’Curraoin and Tom Fylnn are not enforced however as Greg Higgins and John O’Brien force them to the bench.

There is better news for Mulholland in the shape of marksman Michael Meehan. The Caltra man has missed training sessions with a strain, but will front the Tribesmen’s attack when Tipperary visit Pearse Stadium on Saturday.

Meanwhile, down the coast, Limerick  have made no outfield changes from the line-up that lost out to Cork in the Munster championship last time round.

The Treaty County meet Longford in the first round of the qualifiers this Saturday and Brian Scanlan will man the posts in place of Donal O’Sullivan.

Galway team v Tipperary: Manus Breathnach, Colin Forde, Finian Hanley, Keith Kelly, Conor Doherty, Gary O’Donnell, Gary Sice, Paul Conroy, Greg Higgins, John O’brien, Sean armstrong, Michael Farragher, Mark Hehir, Michael Meehan, Danny Cummins.

Limerick team v Longford: Brian Scanlan; Andrew Lane, Johnny McCarthy, Mark O’Riordan; Stephen Lavin, Padraig Browne, Pa Ranahan; Bobby O’Brien, John Galvin; John Riordan, Thomas Lee, Ian Corbett; Ger Collins, Seanie Buckley, Eoghan O’Connor.

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