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McGrath, Mooney and Kennedy return as All-Ireland champs Tipp gear up for quarter-final

Michael Ryan’s side take on Clare on Saturday.

Noel McGrath will start in attack for Tipperary on Saturday.
Noel McGrath will start in attack for Tipperary on Saturday.
Image: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

TIPPERARY BOSS MICHAEL Ryan has recalled two members of last year’s All-Ireland winning side and changed his goalkeeper for Saturday’s quarter-final battle with Clare.

Daragh Mooney is chosen as netminder again after missing out on the qualifier win over Dublin with Darren Gleeson starting on that occasion.

Seamus Kennedy comes back into the starting side for the first time since the Munster quarter-final loss to Cork in May. He is selected at right half-back with injury having ruled out Joe O’Dwyer.

Finally in attack Noel McGrath returns at wing-forward with Jason Forde the player to make way for the Premier.

Throw-in at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday is 3pm.


1. Daragh Mooney (Eire Óg Annacarty-Donohill)

2. Donagh Maher (Burgess)
3. Tomás Hamill (Moyne-Templetuohy)
4. James Barry (Upperchurch-Drombane)

5. Seamus Kennedy (St Mary’s)
6. Ronan Maher (Thurles Sarsfields)
7. Padraic Maher (Thurles Sarsfields – captain)

8. Brendan Maher (Borris-Ileigh)
9. Michael Breen (Ballina)

10. Noel McGrath (Loughmore-Castleiney)
11. Patrick Maher (Lorrha-Dorrha)
12. Dan McCormack (Borris-Ileigh)

13. John O’Dwyer (Killenaule)
14. Seamus Callanan (Drom-Inch)
15. John McGrath (Loughmore-Castleiney)

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