Diarmuid Mullins includes seven from last year’s final for Limerick’s Munster U20 Championship opener in Waterford

The squad contains eleven of the players that started in Limerick’s Munster Minor Championship final win over Tipperary three years ago.

Diarmuid Mullins has named a strong Limerick U20s Hurling Squad for their Munster championship opener with Waterford this Wednesday evening at the Fraher Fields.

Included are seven that started in last year’s All-Ireland U20 Final defeat to Kilkenny in Semple Stadium, captain Ethan Hurley, Evan O’Leary, Cian Scully, Adam English, John Kirby, Paddy O’Donovan and Shane O’Brien.

O’Brien and English have already featured for Limerick in the National Hurling League this year while the Doon native has also captured a first Fitzgibbon Cup title. Hurley and English are beginning their third championship at the U20 grade.

Fintan Fitzgerald makes the step up from minors after starting in the U17s championship twelve months ago.

The Limerick squad contains eleven of the players that started in Limerick’s Munster Minor Championship final win over Tipperary three years ago.

Waterford have also named their side for the contest with Ballygunner’s Patrick Fitzgerald the standout name having featured for the seniors in the league this year.

Limerick will be back on home soil next Tuesday when they host Clare with Tipp and Cork to come in April.

You can watch Wednesday evening’s game on Sport TG4’s YouTube channel.

Limerick U20 Hurling team and Match panel v Waterford

1. Josh O’Reilly (Ballybrown)
2. Ronan Lyons (Monaleen)
3. John Fitzgerald (Na Piarsaigh)
4. Evan O’Leary (Ahane)
5. David Fitzgerald (Kildimo / Pallaskenry)
6. Cian Scully (Dromin/Athlacca)
7. Ethan Hurley (Newcastle West)(Captain)
8. Barry Duff (Mungret/St. Pauls)
9. Adam English (Doon))
10. Fintan Fitzgerald (Mungret/St. Pauls)
11. Patrick O’Donovan (Effin) (vice captain)
12. John Kirby (Patrickswell)
13. Con Hayes (Newcastle West)
14. Adam Fitzgerald (Templeglantine)
15. Shane O’Brien (Kilmallock).

16. Killian Quaid (Murroe/Boher)
17. Joseph Fitzgerald (Monaleen)
18. Séan Whelan (Cappamore)
19. Liam Dennehy (Glenroe)
20. Oisín O’Farrell (Askeaton)
21. Liam Lynch (Mungret/St Pauls)
22. Seán O’Neill (Blackrock)
23. Jack Molloy (Knockaderry)
24. William Dore (Dromin/Athlacca)


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