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Munster champions Limerick make one change for All-Ireland U21 semi-final clash

Limerick face Galway on Saturday evening.

MUNSTER CHAMPIONS LIMERICK have made one change for Saturday’s Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-final against Galway.

Limerick celebrate after the game Limerick players celebrate their Munster final win. Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO

Barry Murphy comes into the team in attack at centre-forward after coming on as a substitute towards the end of the provincial decider success against Cork.

Adare’s Mike Mackey drops to the bench as the Doon player is handed a starting spot while Limerick have added Seamus Flanagan to their substitutes.

Barry Murphy Limerick forward Barry Murphy. Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO

Corner=back Sean Finn, wing-back Ronan Lynch, midfielder Colin Ryan, wing-forward Cian Lynch, full-forward Tom Morrissey – who captains the team – and corner-forward Barry Nash all started when Limerick defeated Galway at the U21 semi-final stage in 2015.

Corner-forward Peter Casey was sprung from the bench during that game, as was current substitute Andrew La Touche Cosgrave.

Throw-in at Semple Stadium on Saturday is 6pm.


1. Eoghan McNamara (Doon)

2. Seán Finn (Bruff)
3. Darragh Fanning (Pallasgreen)
4. Dan Joy (Kilmallock)

5. Ronan Lynch (Na Piarsaigh)
6. Kyle Hayes (Kildimo-Pallaskenry)
7. Thomas Grimes (Na Piarsaigh)

8. Colin Ryan (Pallasgreen)
9. Robbie Hanley (Kilmallock)

10. Aaron Gillane (Patrickswell)
11. Barry Murphy (Doon)
12. Cian Lynch (Patrickswell)

13. Peter Casey (Na Piarsaigh)
14. Tom Morrissey (Ahane (Captain)
15. Barry Nash (South Liberties)


16. Cian Hedderman (Ballybrown)
17. Paudie Ahern (Killeedy)
18. Conor Boylan (Na Piarsaigh)
19. Andrew La Touche Cosgrave (Monaleen)
20. Seamus Flanagan (Feohanagh)
21. Lorcan Lyons (Monaleen)
22. Mike Mackey (Adare)
23. Conor McSweeney (South Liberties)
24. Jack O Grady (Knockainey)

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