CORK’S preparations for Saturday evening’s Munster SFC final against Kerry have been rocked by three injuries.
The Rebels had named an unchanged team earlier in the week but on Friday morning they provided an update due to a number of late injuries.
Out have gone centre back Thomas Clancy and both Eoghan McSweeney and John O’Rourke in attack, while in come Sean White in defence and Kevin O’Driscoll and Stephen Sherlock in the forwards.
The Cork team is as follows: Mark White (Clonakilty); Nathan Walsh (Douglas), James Loughrey (Mallow), Kevin Flahive (Douglas); Liam O’Donovan (Clonakilty), Sean White (Clonakilty), Mattie Taylor (Mallow); Ian Maguire (St Finbarr's) (Captain), Killian O’Hanlon (Kilshannig); Paul Kerrigan (Nemo Rangers), Ruairi Deane (Bantry Blues), Kevin O’Driscoll (Tadhg MacCarthaigh); Mark Collins (Castlehaven), Brian Hurley (Castlehaven), Stephen Sherlock (St Finbarr’s).
Subs: Micheál Martin (Nemo Rangers), Kevin O’Donovan (Nemo Rangers), Peter Murphy (Bandon), Aidan Browne (Newmarket), Stephen Cronin (Nemo Rangers), Cian Kiely (Ballincollig), Tomás Clancy (Fermoy), Paul Walsh (Kanturk), Ronan O’Toole (Eire Og), Michael Hurley (Castlehaven), Luke Connolly (Nemo Rangers).