Tipp make eight changes

The Tipperary team to play Kilkenny in Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League at Semple Stadium has eight changes from the side which was defeated by Cork in the first round.

The Tipperary team to play Kilkenny in Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League at Semple Stadium has eight changes from the side which was defeated by Cork in the first round.

Darren Gleeson starts in goals in place of Brendan Cummins, with whom he will share goalkeeping duties during the League. The other changes see Michael Cahill, Conor O’Mahony, Adrian Ryan, Lar Corbett, John O’Brien, Eoin Kelly and Pa Bourke come into the team in place of Conor O’Brien, Johnny Ryan, Shane McGrath (injured), Seamus Callanan, Patrick Maher (work commitments), Brian O’Meara and Shane Bourke.

The team is - Darren Gleeson (Portroe), Paddy Stapleton (Borris-Ileigh), Paul Curran (Mullinahone), Michael Cahill (Thurles Sarsfields), Padraic Maher (Thurles Sarsfields), Conor O’Mahony (Newport), Donagh Maher (Burgess), Adrian Ryan (Templederry Kenyons), Brendan Maher, capt (Borris–Ileigh), Noel McGrath (Loughmore Castleiney), Lar Corbett (Thurles Sarsfields), John O’Brien (Toomevara), John O’Dwyer (Killenaule), Eoin Kelly (Mullinahone), Pa Bourke (Thurles Sarsfields).