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Rory Jacob returns as Wexford hurlers make three changes to team to face Laois

The sides face off next Sunday afternoon at Wexford Park.

Wexford forward Rory Jacob.
Wexford forward Rory Jacob.
Image: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

RORY JACOB RETURNS to the Wexford team for Sunday’s Division 1B hurling league tie at home to Laois.

Jacob will start at corner-forward after impressing when sprung from the bench against Limerick last weekend.

Wexford lost that game by 1-14 to 2-8 but Jacob caught the eye as he bagged 1-2 at the Gaelic Gronds.

Other changes made by manager Liam Dunne see Liam Ryan come into the team at corner-back while Ciaran Kenny will start at wing-back.The players to make way are Paul Morris, Ian Byrne and Jack Guiney.

Several positional changes take place with Keith Rossiter moving to wing-back, Willie Devereux and Eanna Martin forming a new midfield partnership with Diarmuid O’Keeffe and WIT Fitzgibbon Cup winner Harry Kehoe both switcing to the half-foward line.

WEXFORD: Mark Fanning (Glynn-Barntown); Liam Ryan (Rapparees), Matthew O’Hanlon (St James), Bobby Kenny (Buffers Alley); Keith Rossiter (Oulart-The-Ballagh), Lee Chin (Faythe Harriers), Ciaran Kenny (Buffers Alley); Willie Devereux (St Martin’s); Eanna Martin (Sarsfields – Cork); Diarmuid O’Keeffe (St Annes), Shane Tomkins (Askamore), Harry Kehoe (Cloughbawn); Rory Jacob (Oulart-The-Ballagh), Gary Moore (Glynn-Barntown), Liam Óg McGovern (St Annes).

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