Murphy gets the nod from JBM as Cork team named

Cork hurling manager Jimmy Barry Murphy has named his team to face Clare in the All-Ireland hurling final on Sunday, with Brian Murphy the only change from the team that beat Dublin.

Murphy returns from injury to take up the wing-back position, with Tom Kenny making way.

Murphy hasn’t featured for Cork since the Munster semi-final triumph over Sunday’s opponents after sustaining a shoulder injury with Bride Rovers.

After doing a top class marking job on Clare dangerman Tony Kelly in that game, he missed the Munster final defeat against Limerick and the thrilling win over Kilkenny in the All-Ireland qualifiers.

However, after featuring for his club in the Cork SHC against Midleton he was named on the bench for the semi-final and he has now got the nod for Sunday's finale.

Cork team to face Clare:

1. Anthony Nash (Kanturk)

2. Stephen Mc Donnell (Glen Rovers)

3. Shane O'Neill (Bishopstown)

4. Conor O'Sullivan (Sarsfields)

5. Brian Murphy (Bride Rovers)

6. Christopher Joyce (Na Piarsaigh)

7. William Egan (Kilbrin)

8. Lorcan Mc Loughlin (Kanturk )

9. Daniel Kearney (Sarsfields)

10. Seamus Harnedy (St Ita's)

11. Pa Cronin (Bishopstown)

12. Conor Lehane (Midleton)

13. Luke O'Farrell (Midleton)

14. Patrick Horgan (Glen Rovers)

15. Jamie Coughlan (Newtownshandrum)

Substitutes:

16. Darren McCarthy (Ballymartle)

17. Kilian Murphy (Erin's Own)

18. Mark Ellis (Millstreet)

19. Tom Kenny (Grenagh)

20. Stephen White (Ballygarvan)

21. Rob O'Shea (Carrigaline)

22. Cian Mc Carthy (Sarsfields)

23. Cathal Naughton (Newtownshandrum)

24. Stephen Moylan (Douglas)

25. Michael O'Sullivan (Tracton)

26. Michael Cussen (Sarsfields)


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