11 May 2023

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Galway Minor Hurling Team Named To Face Kilkenny In Leinster Final

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Galway Minor Hurling Team Named To Face Kilkenny In Leinster Final

The Galway minor hurling team to play Kilkenny in Friday evening’s Leinster final has been announced. The team selected sees the same fifteen take to the field that beat Dublin in the semi-final. However, vice-captain Cullen Killeen has recovered from injury and is part of the match day panel as is Harry Holmes. This is the second meeting of the sides in this year’s championship with Galway recording a victory over the Noresiders by 1-23 to 0-13 in their group stage game.

The game throws in at 7.30pm from O’Moore Park, Portlaoise and it is live on Galway Bay Fm.

The team in full is:

1. Shane Murray (Kilconieron)

2. Thomas Blake (Oranmore/Maree)

3. Sean Murphy (Clarinbridge)- captain

4. Gearoid King (Castlegar)

5. Dylan Quirke (Athenry)

6. Donnacha Campbell (Cappataggle)

7. Ed O’Reilly (Liam Mellows)

8. Michael Burke (Skehana/ Mountbellew-Moylough)

9. Michael Fallon (Clarinbridge)

10. Darragh Counihan (Clarinbridge)

11. Colm Burke (Oranmore/Maree)

12. Conor Gilligan (Craughwell)

13. Brian Callanan (Ardrahan)

14. Jason Rabbitte (Athenry)

15. Aaron Niland (Clarinbridge)

16. Andrew Canning (Portumna)

17. Evan Kennedy (Ardrahan)

18. Jonah Donnellan (Padraig Pearses)

19. Adam Rocke (Mullagh)

20. Stephen Keane (Sarsfields)

21. Eoghan Mulleady (Kilconieron)

22. Dean Cunningham (Skehana/Mountbellew-Moylough)

23. Cullen Killeen (Loughrea)

24. Harry Holmes (Ballygar)

Extended Panel Members:

Luke Kennedy (Ahascragh/Fohenagh), Cathal Maloney (Ballygar), Brendan Fox (Carnmore), Cian Corcoran (Castlegar), Ronan Murphy (Clarinbridge), Cathal Duffy (Craughwell), Ciaran Leen (Craughwell), Dara Burke (Kinvara), Bobby Feeney (Loughrea), Gavin Maher (Loughrea), Vince Morgan (Loughrea), Lúghan Mac Con Iomaire (Micheal Breathnach), Dylan Melia (Oranmore/Maree), Harry Mitchell (Padraig Pearses), Conor Murray (Portumna).

Galway manager Fergal Healy has been speaking to Niall Canavan

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