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Dublin: 7°C Tuesday 20 April 2021

Kilkenny and Waterford unchanged for All-Ireland MHC semi-final

There’ll be lots of familiar faces on display this Sunday.

Shane Ryan will start again this Sunday.
Shane Ryan will start again this Sunday.
Image: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

KILKENNY AND WATERFORD have both named unchanged teams for their Electric Ireland All Ireland Minor Hurling Championship semi-final in Croke Park this Sunday.

Waterford recorded a comfortable win over Dublin in the quarter-finals with Shane Ryan top-scoring with 2-1 for the Déise. The captain will once again lead the line this weekend.

Kilkenny have kept faith with the same XV who so emphatically beat Dublin last month to regain their Leinster crown with Liam Blanchfield (2-3 that day) hoping to be amongst the goals again on Sunday.

Throw-in at Croke Park is 1.30pm.

1. Darren Brennan (St Lachtain’s)

2. Conor Doheny (Dicksboro)
3. Conor Delaney (Erin’s Own)
4. Cathal McGrath (John Locke’s)

17. Pat Lyng (Rower-Instioge)
6. Jason Cleere (Bennetsbridge)
7. Darragh Joyce (capt, Rower-Instioge)

8. Conor Browne (James Stephens)
9. Luke Scanlon (James Stephens)

10. Sean Morrissey (Bennettsbridge)
11. Ross Butler (O’Loughlin Gaels)
12. Billy Ryan (Graigue Ballycallan)

13. Alan Murphy (Glenmore)
14. Liam Blanchfield (Bennettsbridge)
15. Ronan Corcoran (Ballyhale Shamrocks)

1. Billy Nolan (Roanmore)

2. David Prendergast (Lismore)
3. Eddie Hayden (Ballygunner)
4. Michael Cronin (Ardmore)

5. Conor Prunty (Abbeyside)
6. Conor Gleeson (Fourmilewater)
7. Jack Mullaney (Stradbally)

8. Darragh Lyons (Dungarvan)
9. Andy Molumby (Cappoquin)

10. Shane Bennett (Ballysaggart)
11. Colm Roche (Shamrocks)
12. Cormac Curran (Brickey Rangers)

13. Peter Hogan (Ballygunner)
14. Patrick Curran (Dungarvan)
15. Shane Ryan (capt, De Le Salle)

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