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.
📍 TEAM NEWS 📍@Galway_GAA Senior Hurling Team to face Wexford in the @gaaleinster Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final ⬇️https://t.co/OGLLN5VHxa
Best Wishes to Shane O'Neill & Management Team and all the Senior Squad as they get their 2020 Championship campaign underway. pic.twitter.com/21SYwElPNn
— Galway GAA (@Galway_GAA) October 30, 2020
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.
The Wexford Senior Hurling Team to face Galway in the @gaaleinster Senior Hurling Championship Semi Final tomorrow in Croke Park. Throw in at 6.15pm.
The game is live @rte2 and live commentary on @SouthEastRadio pic.twitter.com/19ZMW7L5M7
— Wexford GAA (@OfficialWexGAA) October 30, 2020
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)