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DJ Carey's son starts for Kilkenny in All-Ireland final at the Páirc

The two-time Dr. Croke Cup winner will line out for the Cats against Cork.

Image: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

SEÁN CAREY, SON of Kilkenny hurling icon DJ Carey, will start for the Cats’ Intermediates in Sunday’s All-Ireland final with Cork at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Manager Anthony McCormack has named the 19-year-old at corner-forward for Sunday’s clash, with Martin Power – younger brother of camogie All-Ireland winner Katie – leading the line for the reigning champions.

Seán Carey followed in his father’s footsteps in winning two Dr. Croke Cups in 2015 and 2016, and hurls with Young Irelands. His younger brother, Michael, fell just short with St. Kieran’s in this season’s Dr. Croke final, as the College Road school were edged 3-13 to 3-11 by Our Lady’s Templemore back in March.

Throw-in tomorrow is at 2pm.

Sean Carey and Ronan Connolly Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

1. David Aylward (Glenmore)

2. Niall Doherty (Galmoy)
3. Ger Teehan (Graigue Ballycallan)
4. David Prendergast (Thomastown)

5. Barry Whelan (Thomastown)
6. Cormac Fleming (Mooncoin)
7. John Cahill (Carrickshock)

8. J.P. Treacy (Young Irelands)
9. Martin Keoghan (Tullaroan)

10. Paul Holden (Young Irelands)
11. Darragh Brennan (C)(Carrickshock)
12. Edmond Delaney (Conahy Shamrocks)

13. Sean Carey (Young Irelands)
14. Martin Power (Piltown)
15. Robbie Donnelly (Thomastown)

Substitutes

16. Darragh Phelan (Emeralds)
17. Eamonn Egan (Graigue Ballycallan)
18. Victor Costello (Dunnamaggin)
19. James Power (John Lockes)
20. Colum Prendiville (Graigue Ballycallan)
21. Liam Hickey (St. Lachtains)
22. Tom Phelan (Conahy Shamrocks)
23. Damien Walsh (Carrickshock)
24. Niall Walsh (Windgap)

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