Darragh Fitzgibbon is poised to return for Cork against Munster rivals Tipperary at the LIT Gaelic Grounds tomorrow (throw-in 4pm).
The Charleville star has been out of action with a hamstring injury but could play a part in the All-Ireland SHC second round clash after being named on the bench by manager Kieran Kingston.
An unchanged starting 15 sees championship rookies Jack O'Connor and Declan Dalton line out in the full forward line beside team captain Patrick Horgan.
Cork (All-Ireland SHC v Tipperary): Anthony Nash; Damien Cahalane, Colm Spillane, Sean O’Donoghue; Tim O’Mahony, Robert Downey, Mark Coleman; Bill Cooper, Luke Meade; Seamus Harnedy, Shane Kingston, Robbie O’Flynn; Jack O’Connor, Declan Dalton, Patrick Horgan.
Subs: Patrick Collins, Stephen McDonnell, Niall O’Leary, Sean O’Leary Hayes, Christopher Joyce, Billy Hennessy, Darragh Fitzgibbon, Conor Lehane, Aidan Walsh, Daire Connery, Conor Cahalane.
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