Harnedy and O'Brien to make league debuts

07 March 2013

Cork's Pa Cronin under pressure from Seamus Harnedy and Brian Lawton of UCC during the Waterford Crystal Cup at The Mardyke. INPHO
Jimmy Barry-Murphy will hand Peter O'Brien and Seamus Harnedy their first Allianz NHL starts against Waterford in Dungarvan.

O'Brien was Kildorrey's key man when they claimed Munster club honours last season while Harnedy helped UCC to their second successive Fitzgibbon Cup title last weekend.

Captain Pa Cronin will make his return from suspension, he partners Daniel Kearney at centre field.

William Egan, Conor Lehane and Luke O'Farrell are amongst the substitutions.

Cork (NHL V Waterford) - Anthony Nash; Shane O'Neill, Stephen McDonnell, Conor O'Sullivan; Stephen White, Lorcan McLoughlin, Christopher Joyce; Patrick Cronin, Daniel Kearney; Cian McCarthy, Paudie O'Sullivan, Seamus Harnedy; Stephen Moylan, Peter O'Brien, Patrick Horgan.

Subs: Darren McCarthy, Brian Murphy, Killian Murphy, Mark Ellis, William Egan, Tom Kenny, Michael Walsh, Rob O'Shea, Conor Lehane, Luke O'Farrell, Brian Hartnett.