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Kerry make 11 changes for McGrath Cup game with Tipperary

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has named a much changed side.

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has made a raft of changes for this weekend's game.
Eamonn Fitzmaurice has made a raft of changes for this weekend's game.
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EAMONN FIZMAURICE HAS recalled nine of the match day panel from last September’s All-Ireland final as they get set to play Tipperary in Round 2 of the McGrath Cup on Sunday.

In total, 11 of the 23 that lined up that day are in this week’s panel.

Only four players — Brian Ó Beaglaoich, Padraig O’Connor,  Philip O’Connor and Jamie O’Sullivan — keep their place in the starting XV from the side that lost by three points to Clare last week.

Throw-in on Sunday is at 2pm.

Kerry XV to play Tipperary

1. Brendan Kealy (Kilcummin)

2. Briain O Beaglaoich (An Ghaeltacht)
3. Mark Griffin (St Michaels-Foilmore)
4. Fionn Fitzgerald (Dr Crokes)

5. Paul Murphy (Rathmore)
6. Killian Young (Captain) (Reenard)
7. Padraig O’Connor (Killarney Legion)

8. David Moran (Kerins O’Rahillys)
9. Tommy Walsh (Kerins O’Rahillys)

10. Philip O’Connor (Cordal)
11. Johnny Buckley (Dr Crokes)
12. Jamie O’Sullivan (Killarney Legion)

13. Barry John Keane (Kerins O’Rahillys)
14. Alan Fitzgerald (Castlegregory)
15. Stephen O’Brien (Kenmare)

Fir Ionaid:
16. Brian Kelly (Killarney Legion)
17. Jonathan Lyne (Killarney Legion)
18. Tom O’Sullivan (Dingle)
19. Paul O’Sullivan (Valentia)
20. Wayne Guthrie (Austin Stacks)
21. Conor Cox (Listowel Emmets)

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