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Cody makes 3 changes to Kilkenny team for Dublin replay

Jackie Tyrrell, TJ Reid and Aidan Fogarty are all back in the Cats side.

Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrrell
Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrrell
Image: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

JACKIE TYRRELL, TJ Reid and Aidan Fogarty are all back in the Kilkenny team for tomorrow’s Leinster hurling semi-final replay against Dublin.

Manager Brian Cody makes three changes from the side that drew last Sunday in O’Moore Park in Portlaoise.

Tyrrell comes back into the team at corner-back after recovering from a recent quad injury and he replaces the injured Paul Murphy.

TJ Reid is drafted in at wing-forward with Cillian Buckley switching to midfield as Lester Ryan drops to the bench.

The final change sees Aidan Fogarty brought in at corner-forward instead of Colin Fennelly.

Buckley along with substitutes Padraig Walsh, Willie Phelan and Ger Aylward was involved with the Kilkenny side that claimed victory in the Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U21 hurling semi-final against Offaly on Wednesday night.

KILKENNY: Eoin Murphy (Glenmore); Conor Fogarty (Erins Own), JJ Delaney (Fenians), Jackie Tyrrell (James Stephens); Tommy Walsh (Tullaroan), Brian Hogan (O’Loughlin Gaels), Kieran Joyce (Rower-Inistioge); Cillian Buckley (Dicksboro), Michael Rice (Carrickshock); TJ Reid (Ballyhale Shamrocks), Richie Power (Carrickshock), Eoin Larkin (James Stephens); Walter Walsh (Tullogher-Rosbercon), Richie Hogan (Danesfort), Aidan Fogarty (Emeralds).
Subs: David Herity (Dunnamaggin), Lester Ryan (Clara), Colin Fennelly (Ballyhale Shamrocks), Paddy Hogan (Danesfort), Matthew Ruth (James Stephens), Padraig Walsh (Tullaroan), Willie Phelan (Dunnamaggin), Richie Doyle (Barrow Rangers), Ger Aylward (Glenmore), Mark Kelly (O’Loughlin Gaels), Joe Brennan (St Patrick’s).

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