Fenians (Johnstown) defender, J.J. Delaney has been picked on the Kilkenny team for the first team this season. The former All-Star will play at full-back in Sunday’s National Hurling League clash against Waterford in Nowlan Park.
Delaney will be flanked by Paul Murphy and Joey Holden on a much changed selection from the side that lost against Dublin last weekend. Jackie Tyrrell has been picked at centre-back.
Kilkenny (SH v Waterford) - E. Murphy, P. Murphy, J.J. Delaney, J. Holden, B. Kennedy, J. Tyrrell, C. Buckley, P. Walsh, R. Hogan, W. Walsh, C. Fennelly, H. Shefflin, J.J. Farrell, M. Kelly, E. Larkin. Subs - D. Herity, T. Keogh, M. Walsh, C. Fogarty, T. Walsh, B. Hogan, K. Joyce, L. Ryan, R. Power, T.J. Reid, A. Fogarty.