Team news: Fanning reveals first Waterford selection

January 02, 2019

Waterford manager Pauric Fanning. ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson.

Waterford manager Paraic Fanning has included Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh in his first starting 15 for the 2019 season against Cork this evening.

Walsh will officially begin his 17th season in a Waterford jersey when the Deise men take on the Rebels in the Munster senior hurling league at Mallow.

The Stradbally man is named at left half-back while Noel Connors captains the side from left corner-back, with Shane Fives at number three and Jamie Barron and Brian O’Halloran partnering one another at midfield.

Stephen Bennett will lead the attack from full-forward while young sharpshooter DJ Foran is included in the half-forward line with Kevin Moran and Mikey Kearney.

Throw-in at Mallow is at 7.30pm.

Waterford (Munster SHL v Cork): Billy Nolan; Shane McNulty, Shane Fives, Noel Connors; Jordan Henley, Mark O’Brien, Michael Walsh; Jamie Barron, Brian O’Halloran; Kevin Moran, Mikey Kearney, DJ Foran; Thomas Ryan, Stephen Bennett, Colm Roche

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