Kilkenny team announced for All-Ireland Final clash with Tipperary

Kilkenny team announced for All-Ireland Final clash with Tipperary
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Kilkenny have announced their team to take on Tipperary in Sunday's All-Ireland SHC final at Croke Park.

As expected, Kieran Joyce comes in at centre back with Conor Fogarty partnering TJ Reid at midfield.

Kevin Kelly is named at corner forward, making his first start in the championship.

Kelly, along with the other corner forward Liam Blanchfield, will play in their first All-Ireland final.

The team is - Eoin Murphy; Paul Murphy, Joey Holden, Shane Prendergast (Captain); Padraig Walsh, Kieran Joyce, Cillian Buckley; TJ Reid, Conor Fogarty; Walter Walsh, Richie Hogan, Eoin Larkin; Kevin Kelly, Colin Fennelly, Liam Blanchfield.

Subs Richie Reid, Jackie Tyrrell, Robbie Lennon, Diarmuid Cody, Conor O'Shea, Lester Ryan, John Joe Farrell, John Power, Mark Bergin, Conor Martin, Michael Malone.