Team news: Three McGrath brothers in Tipp side for first time

February 28, 2020

Tipperary brothers Noel, Brian and John McGrath celebrate. ©INPHO/James Crombie.

Sunday will be a special occasion for the McGrath family of Loughmore-Castleiney as brothers Noel, John and Brian will line out together with Tipperary for the first time.

The All-Ireland champions are set to take on Waterford in the Allianz Hurling League and the youngest of the three siblings, Brian, has been handed his full league debut by manager Liam Sheedy at corner back.

Clonoulty-Rossmore corner forward Dillon Quirke will also debut for the Premier County when they face the Deise at Semple Stadium.

Tipperary (Allianz HL Division 1A v Waterford): Brian Hogan; Cathal Barrett, Ronan Maher, Brian McGrath; Alan Flynn, Barry Heffernan, Padraic Maher; Noel McGrath, Michael Breen; Jason Forde, John McGrath, Niall O'Meara; Willie Connors, Seamus Callanan, Dillon Quirke.

Subs: Daragh Mooney, Paddy Cadell, Jerome Cahill, Cian Darcy, Paul Flynn, Mark Kehoe, Paul Maher, Craig Morgan, Jake Morris, Joe O'Dwyer, Bryan O'Mara.

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