Tipperary Senior Football Team to play Waterford on Sunday May 31st

The Tipperary Senior Football starting 15 to contest their opening Munster Championship Quarter-Final at 3.30pm on Sunday next May 31st against Waterford in Semple Stadium, Thurles has been announced.

There is a senior championship start for Evan Comerford as he makes up 3 of the recent U21 All-Ireland finalists in the starting 15. Also making his championship debut is Seamus Kennedy while there is a welcome boost with the return to action of Ciarán McDonald who missed the league campaign through injury as manager Peter Creedon and his fellow selectors plot the Tipperary route in the Munster Championship.

New to the Championship bench for Sunday also are U21 All Ireland finalists Kevin O’Halloran, Liam Casey and Jason Lonergan.

The team then is as follows;


Evan Comerford (Kilsheelan Kilcash), Paddy Codd Capt. (Killenaule), Ciarán McDonald (Aherlow), Robbie Kiely (Carbery Rangers), Seamus Kennedy (Clonmel Commercials), Peter Acheson (Moyle Rovers), Alan Campbell (Moyle Rovers), Steven O’Brien (Ballina), George Hannigan (Shannon Rovers), Colin O’Riordan (J K Brackens), Philip Austin (Borrisokane), Ger Mulhaire (Arravale Rovers), Conor Sweeney (Ballyporeen), Michael Quinlivan (Clonmel Commercials), Brian Fox (Éire Óg Annacarty).

Announced too, is the Tipperary Junior Football starting 15 for their opening Muster Championship Quarter-Final fixture also against Waterford at 1.30pm in Semple Stadium, on Sunday next and it lines out as follows;

Gearóid Slattery (Cashel), Ger Hally (Cahir), Daragh Kearney (Clonmel Óg), Donal Lynch Capt. (Clonmel Commercials), Kevin Fahey (Clonmel Commercials), Luke Boland (Moyle Rovers), Donough Leahy (Arravale Rovers), Aldo Mattassa (Clonmel Commercials), Martin Dunne (Moyle Rovers), Dean McEnroe (JK Brackens), Niall McKenna (Cahir), Shane Leahy (Arravale Rovers), Alan O’Riordan (JK Brackens), Dean Lonergan (Cahir), Kevin Fox (Éire Óg Annacarty).

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