Tipperary Team to Face Down NFL 2020

Manager David Power has named his very first Tipperary senior football team in his first term in charge of the Premier County

Manager David Power during his first training session with the Tipperary senior footballers


Tipperary face Down this Sunday in Clonmel in the opening round of the Allianz National Football League at 2pm.

Team captain for the year is Ballyporeen’s Conor Sweeney and he will be ably assisted by vice-captain Steven O’Brien from Ballina.

Tipperary V Down

Allianz National Football League Division Three

Sunday, 26 January, 2020

Clonmel, 2pm

The team lines out as follows:

  1. Evan Comerford
  2. Alan Campbell
  3. John Meagher
  4. Colm O’Shaughnessy
  5. Emmet Moloney
  6. Robbie Kiely
  7. Daire Brennan
  8. Steven O’Brien
  9. Conal Kennedy
  10. Bill Maher
  11. Jack Kennedy
  12. Kevin Fahey
  13. Liam Boland
  14. Conor Sweeney (captain)
  15. Brian Fox
  16. Michael O’Reilly
  17. Gavin Whelan
  18. Tadhg Fitzgerald
  19. Liam Fahey
  20. Joseph Nyland
  21. Tommy Nolan
  22. Alan Moloney
  23. Kevin O’Halloran
  24. Colman Kennedy
  25. Jason Lonergan
  26. Sean O’Connor

Meanwhile Down have announced their team for Sunday’s encounter.


The Tipperary team that lost to Cork in the Munster semi-final in Clonmel in 1970. Cork 3:10 Tipperary 2:15





Back Row: L-R John O’Donoghue (Arravale Rovers), Mick Byrnes (Lattin Cullen), Eddie Webster (Loughmore Castleiney), Dick Strang (Kilsheelan Kilcash), Mick McCormack (Aherlow), Sean Kearney (Loughmore Castleiney), Anthony Cahill (Moyle Rovers).

Front Row: L-R: Colm O’Flaherty (Cahir), Paudie Blyth (Clogheen), Pat Moroney (Aherlow), Liam Myles (Ardfinnan), Paddy O’Connel (Clonmel Commercials), Brian O’Callaghan, captain, (Clonmel Commercials), Richie O’Gorman (Kilsheelan Kilcash), Michael ‘Babs’ Keating (Ardfinnan)



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