We are going to Kilkenny to win - Tipp Boss Michael Ryan

Preview of All-Ireland Intermediate hurling final

Preview of All-Ireland Intermediate hurling final

There’s a very refreshing confidence permeating the Tipperary intermediate hurling squad as they prepare for their tilt with Kilkenny in Nowlan Park on Saturday next.

Yes, the Cats might be favourites to take the title off the Premier County, especially considering that Kilkenny have more or less the same team as last year - the team beaten by Tipperary - but Tipp have had to find a completely new outfit.

See this weeks Tipperary Star for full preview