The Kilkenny team to face Cork in Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final shows two changes from the side selected to play Galway in the Leinster final.
James ‘Cha’ Fitzpatrick and Aidan Fogarty replace Michael Rice and Martin Comerford for the crunch tie in Croke Park.
Kilkenny have been unlucky with injuries as John Tennyson misses the game due to a cruciate knee injury.
Michael Rice and Richie Hogan’s training has been curtailed by hand and ankle injuries respectively, although both are named in the substitutes.
KILKENNY (V Cork): P.J. Ryan, John Dalton, Noel Hickey, Jackie Tyrrell, Tommy Walsh, Brian Hogan, J.J. Delaney, James ‘Cha’ Fitzpatrick, Michael Fennelly, T.J. Reid (C), Henry Shefflin, Eoin Larkin, Eddie Brennan, Richard Power, Aidan Fogarty.
Subs: David Herity, Michael Kavanagh, James Ryall, Michael Rice, Derek Lyng, Martin Comerford, Richie Hogan, Paddy Hogan, Canice Hickey, Damien Fogarty, Sean Cummins, John Mulhall, Michael Grace, Eoin Guinan, Richie O Neill.