Teams unveiled in Munster SHC

MIKE Casey will be a welcome return to proceedings this Sunday afternoon. Photo: Seb Daly.

HOLDERS Limerick and challengers Waterford have unveiled their starting selections for Sunday’s crucial Munster Senior Hurling Championship encounter at the Gaelic Grounds (4pm).

Home manager John Kiely welcomes back Mike Casey in place of the injured Seán Casey while visiting boss Davy Fitzgerald has promoted Shane Bennett to first-team duty.

Jason Gillane, a younger brother of Aaron, has been named by Kiely as the reserve goalkeeper to Nickie Quaid, while there’s also place on the match-day sqaud for Shane O’Brien of Kilmallock.

Limerick: N Quaid: M Casey, D Morrissey, B Nash; D Byrnes, D Hannon, captain, K Hayes; W O’Donoghue, C O’Neill; G Hegarty, C Lynch, T Morrissey; A Gillane, S Flanagan, D Reidy.

Subs: J Gillane, C Boylan, C Coughlan, A English, G Mulcahy, B Murphy, S O’Brien, A O’Connor, F O’Connor, D Ó Dálaigh, M Quinlan.

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Waterford: S O’Brien; K Bennett, I Daly, I Kenny; M Fitzgerald, T de Búrca, C Lyons; D Lyons, J Barron; Shane Bennett, J Prendergast, M Kiely; D Hutchinson, Stephen Bennett, K. Mahony.

Subs: B Nolan, J Fagan, M Power, P Curran, P Leavey, Pádraig Fitzgerald, Patrick Fitzgerald, P Hogan, N Montgomery, T Barron, W Hahessy.