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Offaly manager names his team for Waterford clash

Offaly Hurling

Offaly hurling boss Kevin Ryan has named his team to play his native county of Waterford in Saturday’s All-Ireland Hurling Qualifier at Bord na Móna O’Connor Park.

The starting 15 named shows three changes from the side that played and lost heavily to Galway in the Leinster Quarter-final.

Pat Camon replaces Enda Grogan at corner back, while Aidan Treacy comes into the side at centre-back. Sean Gardiner has been moved to play at wing-back,while Sean Ryan moves to midfield. Padraic Guinan is the player to lose out in that positional re-shuffle.

In attack James Mulrooney comes in at corner forward in place of Sean Cleary.

The team in full is:

James Dempsey - Kinnitty
Ben Conneely - St Rynaghs
Dermot Shortt - St Rynaghs
Pat Camon - St Rynaghs
Sean Gardiner - Lusmagh
Aiden Treacy - St Rynaghs
David King - Coolderry
Sean Ryan - Birr
Joe Bergin - Seir Kieran
Paddy Murphy - Ballinamere
Shane Kinsella - Kinnitty
Emmett Nolan - Birr
James Mulrooney - Seir Kieran
Shane Dooley - Tullamore
Oisin Kelly - Belmont

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