Wexford and Galway show their...


Wexford and Galway show their hands for Leinster semi-final

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Davy Fitzgerald has named the exact same Wexford XV that started last year’s All Ireland semi-final loss to Tipperary for tomorrow’s Leinster semi-final with Galway.

Shane O'Neill's handed starts to three members of the Galway county champions St. Thomas' for the game at Croke Park.

Fintan Burke comes into the full-back line alongside Sean Loftus and Aidan Harte.

Shane Cooney plays at left-wing back, while Conor Cooney comes into the half-forward line.

In all, there are five changes from the side that lost to Dublin in last year's Leinster Championship.

Wexford XV: 1. Mark Fanning (Glyn Barntown); 2. Simon Donohoe (Shelmaliers), 3. Liam Ryan (Rapparees), 4. Damien Reck (Oylgate-Glenbrien), 5. Paudie Foley (Crossabeg-Ballymurn), 6. Matthew O'Hanlon (St. James), 7. Shaun Murphy (Oulart-the-Ballagh); 8. Kevin Foley (Rapparees), 9. Diarmuid O'Keefe (St. Anne's); 10. Jack O'Connor (St. Martins), 11. Lee Chin (Faythe Harriers), 12. Liam Og McGovern (St. Anne's), 13. Rory O'Connor (St. Martin's), 14. Conor McDonald (Naomh Eanna), 15. Paul Morris (Ferns St. Aidan's)

Galway XV: 1. Eanna Murphy (Tommy Larkins); 2. Sean Loftus (Turloughmore), 3. Fintan Burke (St. Thomas'), 4. Aidan Harte (Gort), 5. Padraic Mannion (c) (Ahascragh Fohenagh), 6. Gearoid Morrissey (Oranmore Maree), 7. Shane Cooney (St. Thomas'); 8. Cathal Mannion (Ahascragh Fohenagh), 9. Johnny Coen (Loughrea); 10. Conor Cooney (St. Thomas'), 11. Joe Canning (Portumna), 12. Joseph Cooney (Sarsfields), 13. Brian Concannon (Killimordaly), 14. Conor Whelan (Kinvara), 15. Jason Flynn (Tommy Larkins)

Galway subs: 16. James Skehill (Cappataggle), 17. Darren Morrissey (Sarsfields), 18. Jack Fitzpatrick (Killimordaly), 19. TJ Brennan (Clarinbridge), 20. Adrian Tuohey (Beagh), 21. Sean Linnane (Turloughmore), 22. Jack Grealish (Gort), 23. David Burke (St. Thomas'), 24. Tadhg Haran (Liam Mellows), 25. Evan Niland (Clarinbridge), 26. Niall Burke (Oranmore Maree)

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