Teams named for Dublin-Kilkenny clash21/06/2012 - 22:47:38
For Saturday's Leinster SHC semi-final against Dublin, Kilkenny have made four personnel changes to the team that won the All-Ireland SHC title last September.
Cats boss Brian Cody has named a formidable line-up for his side's debut in the 2012 Championship, with all bar one line containing personnel from their 33rd All-Ireland triumph.
Dunnamaggin's David Herity continues between the posts, with Paul Murphy, JJ Delaney and Jackie Tyrrell forming the full-back line.
All-Stars Tommy Walsh and Brian Hogan partner debutant Richie Doyle in the half-backs, and there is a new look midfield with Under-21 player Cillian Buckley partnering Paddy Hogan.
Up front the reigning champions boast plenty of experience with centre-forward TJ Reid flanked by Henry Shefflin and captain Eoin Larkin.
The full-forward line offers a youthful yet potent mix with Richie Power named at full-forward alongside Colin Fennelly and Richie Hogan.
Meanwhile, Ryan O'Dwyer returns for Dublin in the only change to their starting line-up from their comfortable victory over Laois.
The Tipperary native missed the opening round win over the O'Moore men due to suspension. He comes back into the full-forward line at the expense of David Treacy.
KILKENNY (SHC v Dublin): David Herity; Paul Murphy, JJ Delaney, Jackie Tyrrell; Tommy Walsh, Brian Hogan, Richie Doyle; Cillian Buckley, Paddy Hogan; Henry Shefflin, TJ Reid, Eoin Larkin; Colin Fennelly, Richie Power, Richie Hogan.
DUBLIN: Gary Maguire; Niall Corcoran, Peter Kelly, Tomas Brady; Stephen Hiney, Joseph Boland, Michael Carton; John McCaffrey, Shane Durkin; Conal Keaney, Danny Sutcliffe, Liam Rushe; Paul Ryan, Ryan O'Dwyer, Conor McCormack.
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