Ryan names 5 Championship Debutants for Tipperary vs Limerick

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There are 4 championship debutants as Tipperary set out on the season ahead with Brian Hogan, Barry Heffernan, Willie Connors and Billy McCarthy all starting for the Premier’s Munster Opener against Limerick

Alan Flynn also makes his starting championship debut having been introduced in last year’s Munster quarter-final.

The Tipperary senior team lines out as follows;

1. Brian Hogan – Lorrha-Dorrha
2. Alan Flynn – Kiladangan
3. Séamus Kennedy – St. Mary’s Clonmel
4. Donagh Maher – Burgess
5. Barry Heffernan – Nenagh Éire Óg
6. Padraic Maher (Capt.) – Thurles Sarsfields
7. Ronan Maher – Thurles Sarsfields
8. Willie Connors – Kiladangan
9. Billy McCarthy – Thurles Sarsfields
10. Dan McCormack – Borris-Ileigh
11. Noel McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney
12. Seán Curran – Mullinahone
13. John O’Dwyer – Killenaule
14. Jason Forde – Silvermines
15. John McGrath – Loughmore-Castleiney

Speaking on Tipp FM’s Special Championship Preview programme last night during which the teams were named, former manager of the U 21 hurlers TJ Connolly said it was an interesting team

Throw in at the Gaelic Grounds tomorrow is at 2 pm and Tipp FM will  have full live commentary in association with Mulcahy Car Sales, Ardcroney, Nenagh and the Husqvarna Centre @ Arrabawn, Tyone Mill, Nenagh.