Tipperary U21 football squad start their Munster title defence against Kerry in Austin Stack Park, Tralee, tomorrow night at 7.30pm and manager Tommy Toomey has named an experienced side ahead of the fixture.
It comprises of 6 senior players among the starting 15, led by captain Jimmy Feehan. The other senior stars are Colm O'Shaughnessy, Ross Mulcahy, Kevin Fahey, Liam Casey, and Josh Keane. In all there are 9 of last year's squad also in the starting 15, 8 of which played competitively in last year's championship.
The team lines out as follows - 1. Jake McDonald - Clonmel Commercials 2. Colm O'Shaughnessy - Ardfinnan 3. Jimmy Feehan (Capt.) - Killenaule 4. Danny Owens - Moyle Rovers 5. Ross Mulcahy - Moyle Rovers 6. Kevin Fahey - Clonmel Commercials 7. Shane O'Connell - Golden-Kilfeacle 8. Paul Shanahan - Upperchurch-Drombane 9. Liam Casey - Cahir 10. Emmet Moloney - Drom & Inch 11. Jack Kennedy - Clonmel Commercials 12. Josh Keane - Golden-Kilfeacle 13. Paul Maher - Kilsheelan-Kilcash 14. Stephen Quirke - Moyle Rovers 15. Tommy Nolan - Drom & Inch Subs: 16. Charlie Manton -Fethard 17. Luke Boland - Moyle Rovers 18. Brendan Martin - Kilsheelan-Kilcash 19. Morgan Irwin - Moyle Rovers 20. Tadhg Fitzgerald - Moyle Rovers 21. Niall McKenna - Cahir 22. Gerry Cronin - Ardfinnan 23. Mark Russell - Aherlow Gaels 24. Joe Ryan - Kilmurry
Manager - Tommy Toomey. Assistants - Liam Kearns, Paul Fitzgerald, Shane Stapleton