CORK have parachuted Aidan Ryan into their troublesome full-back position for Sunday's Allianz Hurling League final against Waterford, writes Frank Roche.
The Midleton clubman will make his first start of the campaign, replacing Damien Cahalane in one of three changes from the team that started against Dublin. Mark Ellis (after illness) and wing-back Cormac Murphy (after injury) are the other alterations.,
CORK (SH v Waterford): A Nash; S O'Neill, A Ryan, S McDonnell; L McLoughlin, M Ellis, C Murphy; D Kearney, A Walsh; B Cooper, S Harnedy, R O'Shea; A Cadogan, C Lehane, P Horgan.
TIPPERARY (U21F v Tyrone): E Comerford; K Fahey, J Feehan, C O'Shaughnessy; R Mulcahy, L Boland, B Maher; S O'Brien, C O'Riordan; J Lonergan, I Fahey, L Casey; K O'Halloran, J Keane, P Maher.
NEW YORK (SF v Galway) : G Joyce; R McGinley, G McCartan, K Quinn; B Gibbons, K Scally, C Maginn; A Hope, B Connor; R Wherity, N McFeely, D Freeman; JJ Matthews, PJ Banville, G O'Driscoll.