Tipperary senior football captain Robbie Kiely pictured in action.
Manager Liam Kearns has named his starting fifteen to face Cork in the opening round of the Allianz National Football League - the division two clash between the Premier County and the Rebels will take place on Saturday, January 27th (live on Eir Sport) at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork (throw-in 5pm).
And, the starting team reads as follows: Evan Comerford (Kilsheelan-Kilcash), Shane O'Connell (Golden-Kilfeacle), Jimmy Feehan (Killenaule), Emmet Moloney (Drom & Inch), Bill Maher (Kilsheelan-Kilcash), Alan Campbell (Moyle Rovers), Robbie Kiely (Carbery Rangers, Cork, captain), Steven O'Brien (Ballina), Jack Kennedy (Clonmel Commercials), Josh Keane (Golden-Kilfeacle), Conor Sweeney (Ballyporeen), Brian Fox (Éire Óg Annacarty), Liam Boland (Moyle Rovers), Michael Quinlivan (Clonmel Commercials), Liam McGrath (Loughmore-Castleiney).
Subs: Ciarán Kenrick (Moyle Rovers), Kevin Fahey (Clonmel Commercials), Liam Casey (Cahir), George Hannigan (Shannon Rovers), Colm O’Shaughnessy (Ardfinnan), John Meagher (Loughmore-Castleiney), Jason Lonergan (Clonmel Commercials), Ian Fahey (Clonmel Commercials), Brendan Martin (Kilsheelan-Kilcash), Seán Carey (Moyle Rovers) & Stephen Murray (Burgess).
The Tipperary senior football management team features Liam Kearns (manager, Kerry), Pascal Kellaghan (coach, Offaly) and selectors Shane Stapleton (coach, Golden-Kilfeacle), Paul Fitzgerald (Fethard) and Brian Lacey (Arravale Rovers). The Tipperary team will, of course, be captained by Robbie Kiely (Carbery Rangers, Cork) in 2018.
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