The Tipperary minor hurling team to face Cork on Sunday has been named by Tommy Dunne

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The Tipperary minor hurling team to face Cork on Sunday has been named by Tommy Dunne

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).

On Sunday, May 27th Semple Stadium, Thurles will host a double header - at 12 noon the minor hurling team face Cork while the senior hurlers take on the Rebels at 2pm. The Tipperary minors lost their opening round contest against Limerick (2-12 to 1-17) meaning that Tommy Dunne's charges would appreciate your support at 12 noon on Sunday.

And, the Toomevara man has named the minor hurling team to face Cork:

1. Aaron Browne (Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams)
2. Conor O’Dwyer (Cashel King Cormacs)
3. Conor Whelan (Mullinahone)
4. Kevin Hayes (Moycarkey-Borris)
5. Johnny Ryan (Arravale Rovers, captain)
6. Fintan Purcell (Drom & Inch)
7. Frank Hanafin (Holycross-Ballycahill)
8. Max Hackett (Moycarkey-Borris)
9. John Campion (Drom & Inch)
10. Seán Hayes (Kiladangan)
11. Jack Morrissey (Moycarkey-Borris)
12. Kian O’Kelly (Kilruane MacDonagh’s)
13. Kevin Maher (Borris-Ileigh)
14. Cian O'Farrell (Nenagh Éire Óg)
15. James Devaney (Borris-Ileigh)

Subs
16. Enda Dunphy (St Mary's Clonmel)
17. Seán Phelan (Nenagh Éire Óg)
18. Mikey O’Shea (Mullinahone)
19. Devon Ryan (Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams)
20. Ryan Renehan (Cappawhite)
21. Keith Ryan (Upperchurch-Drombane)
22. James Synnott (Roscrea)
23. Oisín Larkin (Borrisokane)
24. Billy O’Connor (Kilsheelan-Kilcash)

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

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