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Kilkenny v Galway, Nowlan Park, Saturday August 15, 2pm
It is youth versus experience in this All Ireland semi-final, exemplified by Ann Downey handing a starting slot to starlet Denise Gaule who impressed in their All Ireland minor win last weekend. The Cats are contesting the last four after a lapse of three years.
Kilkenny: C Ryan; L Fennelly, C Doherty, J Frisby; E Aylward, A Butler, L Lyng; C Dormer, A Dalton (Capt); E Keane, D Gaule, K Power; M Quilty, T Muldowney, A Neary.
Galway: S Earner; R Glynn, A Kelly, T Manton; A M Hayes, S Cahalan (Capt), N Kilkenny, S Tannion, L Ryan; B Hanney, T Maher, J Gill; V Curtin, O Kilkenny, A Connolly.
Cork v Wexford, Nowlan Park, Saturday August 15, 4pm
Apprehensive best describes the mood in these two camps.
Catherine O’Loughlin is lining out at full back for Wexford after missing most of the league because of travelling, while Katrina Parrock will be hoping to celebrate on the double this week after receiving her Leaving Cert results on Wednesday.
Cork: A Murray; J O’Callaghan, C Foley, R Buckley; J Duffy, M O’Connor, S Hayes; B Corkery, O Cotter; E Dillon, G O’Connor, U O’Donoghue; S Burns, E O’Farrell, R Moloney.
Wexford: M D’Arcy; D Codd, C O’Loughlin, C O’Connor; – Codd, M Leacy, A O’Connor (Capt); C Murphy, M O’Leary; U Leacy, R M Breen, K Parrock; U Jacob, K Kelly, J Dwyer.