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Two changes for Limerick hurlers as they bid to give Kilkenny an early exit
Nowlan Park plays host to their All-Ireland qualifier meeting this Saturday evening.

John Kiely Tommy Dickson / INPHO Limerick senior hurling manager John Kiely. Tommy Dickson / INPHO / INPHO

JOHN KIELY HAS made two changes to his side for Saturday’s meeting with Kilkenny in the All-Ireland senior hurling qualifiers at Nowlan Park (7.00pm).

The Limerick senior hurling boss will start Darragh O’Donovan in midfield instead of James Ryan, while Gearoid Hegarty gets the nod in attack ahead of Graeme Mulcahy.

Limerick are looking to bounce back from their four-point Munster semi-final defeat to Clare.

Limerick (v Kilkenny)

1. Nickie Quaid (Effin)

2. Sean Finn (Bruff)
3. Richie McCarthy (Blackrock)
4. Mike Casey (Na Piarsaigh)

5. Dan Morrissey (Ahane)
6. Declan Hannon (Adare)
7. Seamus Hickey (Murroe-Boher)

8. Paul Browne (Bruff)
9. Darragh O’Donovan (Doon)

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10. David Dempsey (Na Piarsaigh)
11. Cian Lynch (Patrickswell)
12. Gearoid Hegarty (St Patricks)

13. Peter Casey (Na Piarsaigh)
14. Shane Dowling (Na Piarsaigh)
15. Kyle Hayes (Kildimo-Pallaskenry)

Subs

16. Barry Hennessy (Kilmallock)
17. Richie English (Doon)
18. Gavin O’Mahony (Kilmallock)
19. James Ryan (Garryspillane)
20. Pat Ryan (Doon)
21. Tom Morrissey (Ahane)
22. Barry Nash (South Liberties)
23. Graeme Mulcahy (Kilmallock)
24. Tom Condon (Knockaderry)
25. Colin Ryan (Pallasgreen)
26. Alan Dempsey (Na Piarsaigh).

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