Four changes to Offaly Senior Hurling team to face Limerick

Damian Moran


Damian Moran


Offaly Hurling

Four changes to Offaly team

The Offaly team to face Limerick in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B in the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick tomorrow has been announced.

It shows four changes, two enfocred, from the team that took to the field against Laois in the last round. The full-back line stays the same but into the half back line come Kinnitty duo of Paddy Rigney and Paddy Delaney who will flank Dermot Short. Drumcullen's Padraig Guinan and Birr's Emmet Nolan come into the forward line. 

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Offaly have lost their first two games to Laois and Galway and desperately need a result on Saturday to begin to get away from the relegation dogfight. The game throws in at 5pm

The team in full is:

1 James Dempsey Kinnitty
2 Ben Conneely St Rynagh’s
3 Conor Doughan Shinrone
4 Michael Cleary Shinrone
5 Paddy Rigney Kinnitty
6 Dermot Short St Rynagh’s
7 Paddy Delaney Kinnitty
8 Sean Ryan Capt Birr
9 Cillian Kiely Kilcormac/Killoughey
10 Padraig Guinan Drumcullen
11 Oisín Kelly Belmont
12 Peter Geraghty Kilcormac/Killoughey
13 Emmett Nolan Birr
14 Shane Dooley Tullamore
15 Sean Cleary Shinrone