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Tipperary captain Peter Acheson.
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Tipp announce team that will aim to deny Cork a place in the Munster final
The sides will meet at Semple Stadium in Thurles on Sunday afternoon.

AN UNCHANGED TIPPERARY side will take on Cork in Sunday’s Munster senior football semi-final at Semple Stadium in Thurles [3.30pm].

Manager Liam Kearns has stuck with the same team that started their eight-point quarter-final victory over Waterford a fortnight ago.

After contributing 1-4 to their win in Dungarvan, Michael Quinlivan will again lead the Tipp attack from full-forward.

Peter Acheson will captain the team from centre-back, while Bill Maher and Josh Keane — who made their championship debuts against the Deise — have both kept their places in the starting line-up.

Cork are due to name their team at 8pm this evening. The winners will face Kerry or Clare — who also meet on Sunday — in the Munster final on 3 July.

Tipperary (senior football team to play Cork)

1. Evan Comerford (Kilsheelan-Kilcash)

2. Colm O’Shaughnessy (Ardfinnan)
3. Alan Campbell (Moyle Rovers)
4. Ciarán Mc Donald (Aherlow)

5. Bill Maher (Kilsheelan-Kilcash)
6. Peter Acheson (Moyle Rovers, captain)
7. Shane Leahy (Arravale Rovers)

8. Martin Dunne (Moyle Rovers)
9. George Hannigan (Shannon Rovers)

10. Josh Keane (Golden-Kilfeacle)
11. Alan Moloney (Rockwell Rovers)
12. Brian Fox (Éire Óg Annacarty)

13. Kevin O’Halloran (Portroe)
14. Michael Quinlivan (Clonmel Commercials)
15. Philip Austin (Borrisokane)

Subs:

16. Ciarán Kenrick (Moyle Rovers)
17. Conor Sweeney (Ballyporeen)
18. Robbie Kiely (Carbery Rangers)
19. Jimmy Feehan (Killenaule)
20. Ian Fahey (Clonmel Commercials)
21. Billy Hewitt (Ardfinnan)
22. Mark Hanley (Aherlow)
23. Donal Lynch (Clonmel Commercials)
24. John O’Callaghan (Ballyporeen)
25. Donough Leahy (Arravale Rovers)
26. Shane O’Connell (Golden-Kilfeacle)

Michael Quinlivan Ken Sutton / INPHO Michael Quinlivan will lead the Tipperary attack. Ken Sutton / INPHO / INPHO

The Tipperary junior football team to play Cork in their Munster semi-final in Sunday’s curtain-raiser at Semple Stadium [1.30pm] has also been announced.

Tipperary (junior football team to play Cork)

1. Jake McDonald (Clonmel Commercials)

2. Adrian McGuire (Kilsheelan-Kilcash)
3. Rian O’Callaghan (Ballyporeen)
4. Christy O’Connor (Newport)

5. Luke Moore (Clonmel Commercials)
6. Emmet Moloney (Drom & Inch)
7. Gavin Ryan (Rockwell Rovers)

8. Aidan Buckley (St. Patrick’s)
9. Cathal Dillon (Aherlow Gaels, captain)

10. Thomas Hanley (Aherlow Gaels)
11. Niall McKenna (Cahir)
12. Jamie Bergin (Drom & Inch)

13. Joe Ryan (Kilmurry)
14. David Butler (Drom & Inch)
15. Jack Kennedy (Clonmel Commercials)

Subs:

16. Gordan Peters (Aherlow Gaels)
17. Daithi Bargary (Golden-Kilfeacle)
18. Mikey O’Dwyer (Arravale Rovers)
19. Stephen Ryan (Golden-Kilfeacle)
20. David Hayes (Fethard)
21. Mark Butler (Loughmore-Castleiney)
22. Graham Quinn (Clonmel Óg)
23. Seamus Grogan (Aherlow Gaels)
24. TJ Ryan (Rockwell Rovers)

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