Cork manager Kieran Kingston has handed league debuts to Niall Cashman, Billy Hennessy, and Shane Barrett for Sunday’s visit of Waterford to Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Cashman, a member of Blackrock’s 2020 county championship winning side, is named at left half-back, Hennessy is stationed at midfield, with Barrett top of the left. The latter two both featured for Cork during last winter’s Championship, but have yet to play League.
The Cork team for Sunday contains 10 players who saw action in the county's most recent competitive outing, that being last November’s Championship qualifier defeat to Tipperary.
P Collins; N O’Leary, D Cahalane, S O’Donoghue; T O’Mahony, M Coleman, N Cashman; B Hennessy, D Fitzgibbon; R O’Flynn, L Meade, S Harnedy; J O’Connor, P Horgan, S Barrett.
G Collins, S O’Leary Hayes, R Downey, D Connery, J O’Flynn, D Meaney, S Kingston, A Cadogan, A Connolly, C Cahalane, T Deasy.
B Nolan; I Kenny, C Prunty, S McNulty; M O'Brien, I Daly, K Bennett; D Lyons, C Lyons; J Fagan, C Gleeson, N Montgomery; S Bennett, A Gleeson, C Dunford.