Pat Donnelly has named the Limerick U21 hurling side to face Galway in Thurles.
Donnelly and his selectors have made just one change to the side that beat Cork wth Doon’s Barry Murphy replacing Mikey Mackey at centre forward.
Pat Donnelly’s side travel to Semple Stadium Thurles as strong favourites with the handicap betting having Limerick and -6 points. Throw in is at 6pm and supporters are asked to come early to the ground.
Donnelly spoke to Sporting Limerick during the week and highlighted the high standards in training and indicated that there was massive competition for places. The following is the team and match panel released this evening:
LIMERICK: 1 Eoghan McNamara (Doon), 2 Sean Finn (Bruff), 3 Darragh Fanning (Pallasgreen), 4 Dan Joy (Kilmallock), 5 Ronan Lynch (Na Piarsaigh), 6 Kyle Hayes (Kildimo/Pallaskenry), 7 Thomas Grimes (Na Piarsaigh), 8 Colin Ryan (Pallasgreen), 9 Robbie Hanley (Kilmallock), 10 Aaron Gillane (Patrickswell), 11 Barry Murphy (Doon), 12 Cian Lynch (Patrickswell), 13 Peter Casey (Na Piarsaigh), 14 Tom Morrissey (Ahane)(Captain), 15 Barry Nash (South Liberties).
SUBS: 16 Cian Hedderman (Ballybrown), 17 Paudie Ahern (Killeedy), 18 Conor Boylan (Na Piarsaigh), 19 Andrew La Touche Cosgrave (Monaleen), 20 Seamus Flanagan (Feohanagh), 21 Lorcan Lyons (Monaleen), 22 Mike Mackey (Adare), 23 Conor McSweeney (South Liberties), 24 Jack O Grady (Knockainey).
A busy weekend ahead for hurling! @LimerickCLG take on @Galway_GAA in the U21 All-Ireland Semi Finals on Saturday at 6pm #HurlingToTheCore pic.twitter.com/Vavc8j3CgH
— BGEGAA (@BGEGAA) August 17, 2017