GAELIC FOOTBALL

Manager David Power has unveiled the Tipperary senior football team to face Cork in the McGrath Cup

Brian McDonnell

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Manager David Power has unveiled the Tipperary senior football team to face Cork in the McGrath Cup

David Power pictured with Liam McGrath in 2011 following the All-Ireland minor success.

David Power's Tipperary footballers will get their McGrath Cup campaign underway against Cork at Mallow in Cork on Thursday, January 2 (7.30pm). And, the Kilsheelan-Kilcash man has named his starting team to face the Rebels.

Following the clash with Cork the Premier County will then face Kerry at the Clonmel Sportsfield on Sunday, January 5 (2pm) - the McGrath Cup final is scheduled to take place on January 11 while David Power's men will compete in the opening round of the National Football League when Tipperary face Down at Clonmel (2pm) on Sunday, January 26 in a key division three clash.

The Tipperary team to face Cork reads as follows:

1 Evan Comerford (Kilsheelan-Kilcash)

2 Liam Fahey (Rockwell Rovers)
3 Colm O’Shaughnessy (Ardfinnan)
4 Jack Harney (Moyle Rovers)

5 Kevin Fahey (Clonmel Commercials)
6 Robbie Kiely (Carbery Rangers, Cork)
7 Donagh Leahy (Arravale Rovers)

8 Steven O'Brien (Ballina)
9 Joseph Nyland (Loughmore-Castleiney)

10 Jason Lonergan (Clonmel Commercials)
11 Alan Moloney (Rockwell Rovers)
12 Liam Treacy (Loughmore-Castleiney)

13 Liam Boland (Moyle Rovers)
14 Sean O'Connor (Clonmel Commercials)
15 Riain Quigley (Moyle Rovers)

Substitutes:

16 Michael O’Reilly (Clonmel Commercials)
17 Gavin Whelan (Ardfinnan)
18 Dean Carew (Upperchurch-Drombane)
19 Martin Kehoe (Mullinahone)
20 Josh Keane (Golden-Kilfeacle)
21 Conal Kennedy (Clonmel Commercials)
22 Dean McEnroe (JK Bracken’s)
23 Mark Stokes (Kilsheelan-Kilcash)
24 Dan O’Meara (Kiladangan)