WATCH: John Kiely names much-changed team for Thurles trip

Limerick manager John Kiely has made four changes for his side’s final round-robin game against Tipperary this Sunday.

Captain Declan Hannon is the most notable absentee as Kiely makes a solitary change to the half-back line for the third successive game. Dan Morrissey returns to the side at centre-back instead of Hannon.

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Round 3, Walsh Park, Co. Waterford 2/6/2019
Waterford vs Limerick
Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan with Aaron Gillane and Dan Morrissey of Limerick
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

Hurler of the Year Cian Lynch is also moved to the bench with Darragh O’Donovan getting his fist start since the opening day loss to Cork.

Shane Dowling replaces Gearoid Hegarty in the half forward line while Seamus Flanagan gets his first start in the championship since last years All-Ireland final with Graeme Mulcahy resigned to the bench.

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Colin Ryan is named among the substitutes bench for the first time this year.

Limerick team to play Tipperary in Semple Stadium this Sunday at 2pm.

1.Nickie Quaid 2. Sean Finn 3. Mike Casey 4. Richie English 5. Diarmuid Byrnes 6. Dan Morrissey 7. Paddy O’Loughlin 8. Darragh O’Donovan 9. William O’Donoghue 10. Shane Dowling 11. Kyle Hayes 12. Tom Morrissey 13. Aaron Gillane 14. Seamus Flanagan 15. Peter Casey

Replacements; 16. Barry Hennessy 17. Conor Boylan 18. Tom Condon 19. Aaron Costello 20. Gearoid Hegarty 21. Cian Lynch 22. Graeme Mulcahy 23. Barry Nash 24. David Reidy 25. Colin Ryan 26. Pat Ryan

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