Offaly team to face Clare in crunch clash announced

THE Offaly Senior Hurling team to face Clare in their crucial last game in the league this Sunday has been announced.

THE Offaly Senior Hurling team to face Clare in their crucial last game in the league this Sunday has been announced.

Manager Ollie Baker has made four changes to the team which started against Limerick, two forced due to injury.

Rory Hanniffy and Stephen Wynee are both out injured while James Mulrooney and Colin Egan are left out.

In come Barry Harding, Dermot Mooney, Ger Healion and Sean Ryan with Brendan Murphy dropping back to midfield and James Rigney moving into the backline.

The team in full

1 James Dempsey - Kinnitty

2 Chris McDonald - Brosna Gaels

3 David Kenny (c)- Belmont

4 David Franks - Carrickshock

5 Barry Harding - Birr

6 Derek Morkan - Shinrone

7 James Rigney - Kinnity

8 Diarmuid Horan - St Rynaghs

9 Brendan Murphy - Ballyskenagh

10 Joe Bergin - Seir Kieran

11 Conor Mahon - Kilcormac/Killoughey

12 Dermot Mooney - Seir Kieran

13 Shane Dooley - Tullamore

14 Ger Healion - Kilcormac/Killoughey

15 Sean Ryan - Birr