JBM makes six changes to Cork hurling team to face Tipperary

Fintan O'Toole
JBM makes six changes to Cork hurling team to face Tipperary

Jimmy barry-murphy has made six changes to the Cork team for Sunday’s hurling league quarter-final against Tipperary.

Damien Cahalane gets a first senior hurling start of the season at corner back, as does Midleton’s Killian Burke in the other corner, replacing the injured Killian Murphy and Shane O’Neill.

Eoin Keane comes in at full back in place of Stephen McDonnell who has work commitments abroad. William Egan returns to the side in place of Stephen White at wing-back.

Paul Haughney comes into the team at midfield with Pa Cronin moving to wing forward. With Stephen Moylan out injured, Jamie Coughlan comes in at corner forward, and Brian Hartnett is on the bench.

CORK: Anthony Nash (Kanturk); Damien Cahalane (St. Finbarr’s), Eoin Keane (St. Finbarr’s), Killian Burke (Midleton); Lorcán Mc Loughlin (Kanturk), Christopher Joyce (Na Piarsaigh), William Egan (Kilbrin); Daniel Kearney (Sarsfields), Paul Haughney (Midleton); Brian Lawton (Castlemartyr), Seamus Harnedy (St. Ita’s), Patrick Cronin (Bishopstown); Patrick Horgan (Glen Rovers), Conor Lehane (Midleton), Jamie Coughlan (Newtownshandrum).

Subs: Darren McCarthy (Ballymartle), Colm Spillane (Castlelyons), Stephen White (Ballygarvan), Mark Ellis (Millstreet), Rob O’Shea (Carrigaline), Michael O’Sullivan (Tracton), Brian Hartnett (Midleton), Alan Cadogan (Douglas), Cian McCarthy (Sarsfields), Cormac Murphy (Mallow).

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