Tipperary make wholesale changes for final

Tipperary have made a host of changes for the Allianz NFL Division 3 final clash with down on Saturday evening.

There are 11 changes from the team which played Longford in the last round of the league.

Goalkeeper Paul Fitzgerald returns, along with Conor Morrissey, Ciaran McDonald, Brian Fox, and Christy Aylward in defence. George Hannigan and Brian Jones are at midfield and there are four changes to the attack with Sean Carey, Niall Fitzgerald, James Tierney and Barry Grogan making their return.

TIPPERARY team to face Down in the Allianz NFL Division 3 Final:

1 Paul Fitzgerald (Fethard)
2 Conor Morrissey (Clonmel Óg)
3 Ciaran McDonald) Aherlow
4 Andrew Morrissey (Galtee Rovers) Captain
5 Brian Fox (Eire Óg Annacarty)
6 Hugh Coghlan (St. Vincents)
7 Christopher Aylward (Clonmel Óg)
8 George Hannigan (Shannon Rovers)
9 Brian Jones (Arravale Rovers)
10 Sean Carey (Moyle Rovers)
11 Niall Fitzgerald (Moyle Rovers)
12 Brian Mulvihill (Moyle Rovers)
13 James Tierney (Golden Kilfeacle)
14 Brian Coen (Fethard)
15 Barry Grogan (Aherlow)

Substitutes
16 Matthew O’Donnell (Killenaule)
17 Christopher Higgins (Galtee Rovers)
18 Eamon Hanrahan (Clonmel Commercials)
19 Damian O’Brien) (Eire Óg Annacarty)
20 Robbie Costigan (Cahir)
21 Kevin Mulryan (JK Brackens)
22 John Cagney (Clonmel Óg)
23 Michael Phelan (Ardfinnan)
24 Ian Barnes (Clonmel Commercials)