Shannon make four changes from the side that drew with Buccaneers. In the backs, John Davis comes in for Andrew Thompson who is suffering from a rib injury and Melvin Mc Namara regains his place from Fiach O’Loughlin. Melvin’s last start was against Cork Con in January.
In the forwards, Tom Hayes reverts back to the second row from wing forward, Garrett Noonan fills that berth. Mick Galwey drops to the replacements and Gary McNamara replaces the unavailable John Hayes in the front row.
Shannon. John Lacey; Tom Cregan, Maurice Lawlor, John Davis, Melvin Mc Namara; Niall Mc Namara, Derek Hegerty; Marcus Horan, James Blaney, Gary McNamara; Brian Buckley, Tom Hayes; Garrett Noonan, Colm Mc Mahon, David Quinlan (Capt).
Replacements (from), Forwards – Micheal Galwey, Redmond Collins, Padraigh O’ Brien, Tony Buckley,
Backs – David Deleany, Fiach O, Loughlin, Damian O’Connell.