Six changes as John Kiely names side for crucial promotion decider against Galway.

John Kiely has named is starting XV for Sunday’s 1B promotion decider against Galway in Pearce Stadium on Sunday.

A win or a draw will be enough to earn Limerick a return to the top flight for the first time since 2010 due to their superior scoring difference.

Despite still being short of the Na Piarsaigh contingent, John Kiely will be buoyed by the return of the UL contingent back from their successful Fitzgibbon Cup campaign the side sees six changes.

The sides sees the return of Nicky Quaid in goal while Seamus Hickey returns at fullback while Sean Finn, Gearoid Hegarty, Tom Morrissey and Barry Murphy also returned to the starting line up.

LIMERICK: 1 Nickie Quaid (Effin), 2 Sean Finn (Bruff), 3 Seamus Hickey (Murroe-Boher), 4 Richie English (Doon), 5 Diarmaid Byrnes (Patrickswell), 6 Declan Hannon (Adare), 7 Dan Morrissey (Ahane), 8 Paul Browne (Bruff), 9 Cian Lynch (Patrickswell), 10 Gearoid Hegarty (St Patricks), 11 Tom Morrissey (Ahane), 12 David Reidy (Dromin-Athlacca), 13 Aaron Gillane (Patrickswell), 14 Seamus Flanagan (Feohanagh), 15 Barry Murphy (Doon).

Replacements: Barry Hennessy (Kilmallock), Tom Condon (Knockaderry), Richie McCarthy (Blackrock), Paddy O’Loughlin (Kilmallock), Pat Ryan (Doon), Barry O’Connell (Kildimo-Pallaskenry), Graeme Mulcahy (Kilmallock), Kyle Hayes (Kildimo-Pallaskenry, Colin Ryan (Pallasgreen), Oisin O’Reilly (Kilmallock), Lorcan Lyons (Monaleen).