Team news: Connolly returns as Rebels make six changes

February 20, 2020

Cork's Luke Connolly celebrates after scoring a goal against Tyrone. ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson.

Cork football boss Ronan McCarthy has made half a dozen changes to his side for Saturday’s Division 3 clash with Tipperary in Thurles.

Luke Connolly returns to the Rebels’ starting line-up at full-forward while Killian O’Hanlon is named to start at centre-field alongside Ian Maguire.

In defence, James Loughrey and Paul Ring both come into the full-back line from the win over Down, with Tomás Clancy and Cian Kiely occupying the two wing-back positions for the third tier leaders.

Throw-in at Semple Stadium is at 7.00pm.

Cork (FL3 v Tipperary): M Martin; S Powter, J Loughrey, P Ring; T Clancy, M Taylor, C Kiely; I Maguire, K. O’Hanlon; J O’Rourke, S White, B Hartnett; R Deane, L Connolly, C O’Mahony.

Subs: A Casey, S Ryan, M Shanley, A Browne, P Walsh, K O’Driscoll, E McSweeney, P Kerrigan, C O’Callaghan, C Sheehan, D Gore.

A double line-up of Allianz Football and Hurling League fixtures this weekend. Follow the match tracker for live updates on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.

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