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Kilkenny minors change 3 for Croke Park curtain-raiser

Cats captain James Tyrrell starts on the bench as Pat Hoban names his team for tomorrow’s meeting with Waterford.

Tyrell, right, celebrates with star attacker Alan Murphy.
Tyrell, right, celebrates with star attacker Alan Murphy.
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LEINSTER CHAMPIONS KILKENNY make three changes for tomorrow’s All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final against Waterford.

Captain James Tyrell and Daniel O’Connor both start on the bench with Conor Delaney and John Walsh named instead at corner-back and full-forward by manager Pat Hoban.

Graigue Ballycallan’s Vinny Teehan replaces the injured Garry Kelly at centre-forward.

Throw-in for the curtain-raiser at Croke Park is at 1.30pm.

Kilkenny (MHC v Waterford): Darren Brennan (St. Lachtains); Conor Delaney (Erins Own), Evan Cody (Dicksboro), Ciaran Wallace (Erins Own); James Maher (St. Lachtains), Jason Stanley (Galmoy), Darragh Joyce (Rower Inistioge); Niall Mullins (James Stephens), Ciaran Ryan (Rower Inistioge); Liam Blanchfield (Bennettsbridge), Vinny Teehan (Graigue Ballycallan), Kevin Kenny (Dicksboro); Alan Murphy (Glenmore), John Walsh (Mullinavat), Eoin Kenny (Slieverue).

Substitutes: Darragh Holohan (Dicksboro), Jason Cleere (Bennettsbridge), Sean Morrissey (Bennettsbridge), Michael Kenny (Lisdowney), Liam Hennessy (Glenmore), Eoin Brennan (Erins Own), Luke Scanlon (James Stephens), James Tyrrell (James Stephens), Daniel O’Connor (O’Loughlin Gaels).

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