Sunday 24 September 2017

What's the best of both worlds?

How many Kilkenny players would get on the Tipperary team and vice versa? It's a debate which would draw fierce partisan responses in both counties so to kickstart it we've selected a composite team.

It breaks 8-7 in Tipp's favour but could just as easily have been the other way around as Kilkenny fans will no doubt argue that JJ Delaney should be in at left half-back ahead of Padraic Maher.

They would also make a case for Brian Hogan ahead of Conor O'Mahony, while Tipperary will contend that Paul Curran should be at full-back ahead of Noel Hickey with Michael Cahill in the corner. Here's our selection...

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