Cork unchanged, Cats make two changes

Cork and Kilkenny have announced their teams for Saturday's replay of the All-Ireland intermediate hurling final in Thurles.

Cork and Kilkenny have announced their teams for Saturday's replay of the All-Ireland intermediate hurling final in Thurles.

Cork are unchanged, despite letting Kilkenny back into a match they had largely won two weeks ago.

John Crowley and Jonathan Olden, who were both taken off in the drawn encounter, retain their places at corner-back and midfield.

Meanwhile, Cats boss Maurice Power has made two changes to his side. Defender Chris O'Neill and centre-forward Peter Cleere drop to the bench.

John Tennyson moves from wing-back to the corner and Sean Kealey takes his place in the half-back line. Brian Phelan moves to centre-forward from left half-forward and Eddie Walsh covers his place on the wing.

CORK (IH v Kilkenny): A Nash; J Crowley, L Hayes, R McCarthy; B Walsh, T Lordan, D Fitzgerald; T Healy, J Olden; J Russell, D Dineen, B O'Dwyer; E Conway, R Doherty, S Hayes.

KILKENNY (IH v Cork): R O'Neill; J Tennyson, S Lanigan, P Costello; S Kealey, J Costello, J O'Neill; R Power, C Herity; D Buggy, B Phelan, E Walsh; M Grace, J Power, D Mackey.

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