SENIOR HURLERS MAKE NINE CHANGES FOR WALSH CUP CLASH WITH LAOIS
Dublin continue to mould their team as they prepare to face Laois in Sunday’s Bord na Móna Walsh Cup semi-final in Portlaoise (2.0).
Eamonn Dillon, who scored 1-6 (0-1 ’65’) against DIT in Dublin’s opening Walsh Cup victory over DIT (4-20 to 1-12) returns to the starting team to lead the attack in one of nine changes for the victory over Antrim last weekend (0-28 to 2-12).
In defence Niall Corcoran, Johnny McCaffrey and Shane Barrett have been selected to start against the O’Moore County with Ben Quinn and Cian Mac Giolla Bhríde forming the midfield partnership.
Conal Keaney, who scored 0-3 against DIT, Liam Rushe who tallied 1-3 against the students and Niall McMorrow who hit 1-1 in the same encounter are all listed in the Dubs attack for Sunday’s tie.
1 Gary Maguire (Ballyboden St Enda’s)
2 Niall Corcoran (Kilmacud Crokes)
3 Michael Carton (O’Toole’s)
4 Paul Schutte (Cuala)
5 Johnny McCaffrey (Lucan Sarsfields)
6 Peter Kelly (Lucan Sarsfields)
7 Shane Barrett (Na Fianna)
8 Ben Quinn (Crumlin)
9 Cian Mac Giolla Bhríde (St Vincent’s)
10 Conal Keaney (Ballyboden St Enda’s)
11 Eamonn Dillon (Nh Fionnbarra)
12 Mark Schutte (Cuala)
13 Niall McMorrow (Ballyboden St Enda’s)
14 Liam Rushe (St Pat’s, Palmerstown)
15 David Treacy (Cuala)