The Kilkenny stats in the ’League

FOR - 4-38

FOR - 4-38

AGAINST - 1-30

Round I - Kilkenny 2-17; Tipperary 0-15.

Kilkenny scorers - Richie Power (1-11, goal penalty, 10 points fress, one 65); Eoin Larkin (1-2); Michael Rice (0-2); T.J. Reid, Matt Ruth (0-1 each).

Kilkenny team (v Tipperary) - D. Herity; J. Tyrrell, J.J. Delaney, N. Hickey; T. Walsh, B. Hogan, P. Murphy; P. Hogan, M. Fennelly; T.J. Reid, M. Rice, E. Larkin (capt); C. Fennelly, R. Power, M. Ruth. Subs used - C. Fogarty, J. Mulhall, R. Doyle.

12 of the team that started the 2011 All-Ireland final (IN - T.J. Reid, Paddy Hogan, Matt Ruth: OUT - Henry Shefflin (injured), Eddie Brennan (retired), Richie Hogan (injured).

Wides - 9 (3 and 6); frees - 18 (7 and 11).

Number of panel used - 18

Round 2 - Kilkenny 2-21; Waterford 1-15

Kilkenny scorers - Richie Power (0-10, seven frees); Matthew Ruth (2-1); Eoin Larkin (0-3); T.J. Reid, Colin Fennelly, Richie Hogan (0-2 each); Michael Fennelly (0-1).

Kilkenny team (v Waterford) - E. Murphy; P. Murphy, J.J. Delaney, J. Tyrrell; T. Walsh, P. Hogan, C. Fogarty; M. Fennelly, R. Doyle; T.J. Reid, R. Power, E. Larkin (capt); C. Fennelly, R. Hogan, M. Ruth. Subs - K. Joyce, J. Mulhall, C. Buckley, W. Phelan.

9 of team that started the 2011 All-Ireland final (IN - Eoin Murphy, Paddy Hogan, Conor Fogarty, Richie Doyle, T.J. Reid, Matthew Ruth; OUT - H. Shefflin, E. Brennan, David Herity, Noel Hickey, Brian Hogan, Michael Rice).

Wides - 10 (3 and 7); frees - 13 (10 and 3).

Updated number of panel used - 22.