Breaking: Debut for Kennedy and Moloney as Tipp team to face Cavan is announced

Noel Dundon


Noel Dundon


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Tipperary senior football manager Liam Kearns.

Tipp senior football Manager Liam Kearns makes four changes from the side which lost to Cork in the Munster semi-final.

The Tipperary team to play Cavan in Round 2B of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship in Kingspan Breffni Park, tomorrow afternoon, July 8th, has been announced by manager Liam Kearns.

With a panel curtailed by injury, Liam has handed Championship debuts to Emmett Moloney (Drom & Inch) and Jack Kennedy (Clonmel Commercials) among four changes to the side which lost narrowly to Cork in their recent Munster Semi-Final. Colm O'Shaughnessy (Ardfinnan) and Kevin O'Halloran (Portroe) are the other players also drafted in.

The Tipperary starting XV lines out as follows;

  1. Ciarán Kenrick - Moyle Rovers
  2. Colm O’Shaughnessy - Ardfinnan 
  3. Alan Campbell - Moyle Rovers
  4. Emmet Moloney - Drom & Inch
  5. Bill Maher - Kilsheelan-Kilcash
  6. Robbie Kiely - Carbery Rangers
  7. Jimmy Feehan - Killenaule
  8. Liam Casey - Cahir
  9. George Hannigan - Shannon Rovers
10. Josh Keane - Golden-Kilfeacle 
11. Liam Boland - Moyle Rovers
12. Brian Fox (Capt.) - Éire Óg Annacarty-Donohill 
13. Conor Sweeney - Ballyporeen
14. Kevin O'Halloran - Portroe
15. Jack Kennedy - Clonmel Commercials