Tommy Dunne has named the Tipperary minor hurling team to face Limerick

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Tommy Dunne has named the Tipperary minor hurling team to face Limerick

The Tipperary minor hurling management team pictured from left: manager Tommy Dunne (Toomevara) with selectors Paul Collins (Drom & Inch), Ger Ryan (Cappawhite) and Tony Shelly (Killenaule).

The Tipperary minor hurling team will launch their Munster championship campaign at Páirc na nGael, Limerick on Sunday, May 20th (throw-in 12 noon) when Tommy Dunne's men take on the Shannonsiders in the opening round of the revamped under-17 provincial competition.

And, the following Tipperary minor team has been named ahead of this key clash:

Aaron Browne (Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams)
Conor O’Dwyer (Cashel King Cormacs)
Conor Whelan (Mullinahone)
Kevin Hayes (Moycarkey-Borris)
Johnny Ryan (Arravale Rovers, captain)
Jack Morrissey (Moycarkey-Borris)
Fintan Purcell (Drom & Inch)
Max Hackett (Moycarkey-Borris)
John Campion (Drom & Inch)
Seán Hayes (Kiladangan)
Devon Ryan (Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams)
Kian O’Kelly (Kilruane MacDonagh’s)
Jack Lanigan (Thurles Sarsfields)
Ryan Renehan (Cappawhite)
James Devaney (Borris-Ileigh)

Manager Tommy Dunne (Toomevara) is joined on the management team by selectors Paul Collins (Drom & Inch), Ger Ryan (Cappawhite) and Tony Shelly (Killenaule). Alan O'Connor (Cahir) plays a key role in the set-up as the strength and conditioning coach while Thomas Hassett (Toomevara) is the kit man.

The full Tipperary panel for the Munster Minor Hurling Championship reads as follows: Aaron Browne (Knockavilla Kickhams), Enda Dunphy (St Mary's Clonmel), Johnny Ryan (Arravale Rovers, captain), Conor Whelan (Mullinahone), Kevin Hayes (Moycarkey-Borris), Seán Phelan (Nenagh Éire Óg), Ryan Renehan (Cappawhite), Fintan Purcell (Drom & Inch), David Fox (Éire Óg Annacarty-Donohill), Paudie O’Loughlin (Newcastle), Frank Hanafin (Holycross-Ballycahill), Billy O’Connor (Kilsheelan-Kilcash), Philip Gantley (Cappawhite), Kieran Larkin (Moyne-Templetuohy), Conor O’Dwyer (Cashel King Cormacs), Kevin Maher (Borris-Ileigh), Oisín Larkin (Borrisokane), Jack Morrissey (Moycarkey-Borris), John Campion (Drom & Inch), Rory O’Donovan (Nenagh Éire Óg), Cian O’Farrell (Nenagh Éire Óg), Kian O’Kelly (Kilruane MacDonagh’s), Seán Hayes (Kiladangan), James Devanney (Borris-Ileigh), Devon Ryan (Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams), Max Hackett (Moycarkey-Borris), Mikey O’Shea (Mullinahone), Eoin Purcell (Thurles Sarsfields), Aidan O’Heney (Emly), James Synnott (Roscrea), Jack Lanigan (Thurles Sarsfields), Keith Ryan (Upperchurch-Drombane) and Darren Flood (Moycarkey-Borris).

Subsequent to the contest with the Shannonsiders the minor hurlers will feature as curtain-raisers for the Tipperary senior hurlers on May 27th at Semple Stadium, Thurles (12 noon) against Cork, on June 3rd at Páirc na nGael, Limerick (2pm) against Waterford and on June 10th at Semple Stadium, Thurles (12 noon) against Clare.

The Munster Minor Hurling Championship final is scheduled to take place on July 1st (12 noon).

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