Ryan brothers to start for Limerick

Brothers TJ and Donie Ryan line out in attack for Limerick in Sunday's Munster senior hurling

Brothers TJ and Donie Ryan line out in attack for Limerick in Sunday's Munster senior hurling

championship opener against Tipperary at Semple Stadium, Thurles.

Dual player Stephen Lucey is named at full-back, from where former skipper TJ Ryan moved in the latter part of the league.

Lucey's football colleague Conor Fitzgerald is selected in the half-forward line, with Niall Moran in

the middle and Andrew O'Shaughnessy on the other flank.

In defence, Mark Foley stays at corner-back, with Lucey in the middle and Damien Reale in the other

corner, while Adare's Timmy Houlihan is chosen between the sticks.

Skipper Ollie Moran, Brian Geary and Peter Lawlor make up the half-back line.

Donal O'Grady partners Paul O'Grady in midfield.

LIMERICK (SH v Tipperary): T Houlihan; D Reale, S Lucey, M Foley; O Moran, B Geary, P Lawlor; D O'Grady, P O'Grady; C Fitzgerald, N Moran, A O'Shaughnessy; D Ryan, TJ Ryan, D Sheehan.

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