Two Limerick stars included in GAA hurling TOTW

Diarmuid Byrnes and Aaron Gillane have been named in the hurling team of the week following their performances in Saturday’s All Ireland preliminary quarter-final win over Carlow.

Gillane turned in a top attacking display hitting 1-6 (0-2 from frees) on his return to the starting fifteen while Byrnes rounded off a composed defensive display with a goal in the 65th minute.

Limerick powered passed Carlow at Dr Cullen Park to set up an All Ireland quarter final clash with Kilkenny next weekend.

Players may be picked in positions they may not have been selected in for the match programme. Hurling Team of the Week

1: Mark Fanning (Wexford)

2: Joey Holden (Kilkenny) 3: Daithi Burke (Galway) 4: John Hanbury (Galway)

5: Diarmuid Byrnes (Limerick) 6: Gearoid McInerney (Galway) 7: Aidan Harte (Galway)

8: Aonghus Clarke (Westmeath) 9: Conor Fogarty (Kilkenny)

10: Cathal Mannion (Galway) 11: Joe Canning (Galway) 12: Aidan Nolan (Wexford)

13: Aaron Gillane (Limerick) 14: Jonathan Glynn (Galway) 15: TJ Reid (Kilkenny)

* The Teams of the Week are selected by the editorial team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Association.

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