Team managers Anthony Daly (hurling) and Ger O’Sullivan (football) have announced their panels for the inter-provincial series with the semi-finals versus Ulster taking place on Sunday December 11th.
In hurling, reigning Munster and All-Ireland champions, Tipperary, lead the way with 9 players followed by Waterford with 8 players, Limerick with 5, Clare with 3 and Cork and Kerry with 1 each.
In football, Clare have 6 players, Tipperary and Cork have 5 each, Waterford have 3 and there are 2 from each of Kerry and Limerick.
In football, Leinster will face holders Connacht on Saturday December 10th at 6pm in Parnell Park Dublin with Munster facing Ulster at Parnell Park on Sunday December 11th at 2pm. In hurling, reigning champions Leinster will face Connacht in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh on Saturday December 10th at 2:45pm while Munster will meet Ulster on Sunday December 11th at 1:45pm in Semple Stadium Thurles.
The panels are:
Clare – Cian Dillon, David Reidy and Aaron Shanagher
Cork – Anthony Nash
Kerry – Tom Murnane
Limerick – Diarmuid Byrnes, Tom Condon, Shane Dowling, Cian Lynch and Barry Nash
Tipperary – James Barry, Michael Breen, Seamus Callanan, Darren Gleeson, Brendan Maher (Captain), Padraic Maher, Dan McCormack, Noel McGrath and John O’Dwyer
Waterford – Jamie Barron, Shane Bennett, Stephen Bennett, Noel Connors, Barry Coughlan, Shane Fives, Austin Gleeson and Pauric Mahony
Management – Anthony Daly (Clare) – Manager, Tommy Dunne (Tipperary), John Mullane (Waterford)
Clare – Gary Brennan, Eoin Cleary, Kevin Hartnett, Jamie Malone, Keelan Sexton and David Tubridy
Cork – Tom Clancy, Ruairi Deane, Conor Dorman, Colm O’Driscoll and Kevin O’Driscoll
Kerry – Aidan O’Mahony and Tommy Walsh
Limerick – Iain Corbett and Darragh Treacy
Tipperary – Alan Campbell, Evan Comerford, Brian Fox, Michael Quinlivan and Conor Sweeney
Waterford – Patrick Hurney, Tomás O’Gorman and Paul Whyte
Management – Ger O’Sullivan (Cork) – Manager, Declan Browne (Tipperary), Dave Geaney (Kerry)