Cian McCarthy in as Cork make one change for Clare

Centre forward replaces Jamie Coughlan for Saturday’s All-Ireland hurling final replay

Cork’s Cian McCarthy (left) is back alongside Séamus Harnedy (right) for the hurling final replay against Clare on Saturday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork’s Cian McCarthy (left) is back alongside Séamus Harnedy (right) for the hurling final replay against Clare on Saturday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Wed, Sep 25, 2013, 20:42

Cork have made one change to their team for Saturday’s All-Ireland hurling final replay.

Cian McCarthy, son of the 1990 dual All-Ireland medallist Teddy, comes in at centre forward in place of Jamie Coughlan in the only alteration to the side which drew with Clare earlier this month.

McCarthy played against the same opponents in June’s Munster semi-final and topped the Cork possession count.

Along with Séamus Harnedy, who has retained his place after rumours of an injury, and Conor Lehane, named in the corner, McCarthy formed a half-forward line that did considerably better than the team managed three weeks ago.

CORK (v Clare): Anthony Nash; Stephen McDonnell, Shane O’Neill, Conor O’Sullivan; Brian Murphy, Christopher Joyce, William Egan; Lorcáin McLoughlin, Daniel Kearney; Séamus Harnedy, Cian McCarthy, Patrick Cronin (capt); Luke O’Farrell, Patrick Horgan, Conor Lehane.

Subs: Darren McCarthy, Killian Murphy, Mark Ellis, Tom Kenny, Stephen White, Rob O’Shea, Jamie Coughlan, Cathal Naughton, Stephen Moylan, Michael O’Sullivan, Michael Cussen.

Sign In

Forgot Password?

Sign Up

The name that will appear beside your comments.

Have an account? Sign In

Forgot Password?

Please enter your email address so we can send you a link to reset your password.

Sign In or Sign Up

Thank you

You should receive instructions for resetting your password. When you have reset your password, you can Sign In.

Hello, .

Please choose a screen name. This name will appear beside any comments you post. Your screen name should follow the standards set out in our community standards.

Thank you for registering. Please check your email to verify your account.

We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Standards. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or by filling out this form. New comments are only accepted for 3 days from the date of publication.