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Cork beat Kerry in a thrilling U20 Munster football semi-final, they will play Tipperary in the final.
Throw in for this match will be at 19:30 on Thursday, 15th July in Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Cork. This match will be shown live on TG4.
We have not seen much of either side as this semifinal will be their first matches in the championship.
They last faced each other in the 2020 Munster final which Kerry ran out champions by five points. Both squads contain some of the same players that played that final in March last year and the Cork players will be looking for revenge.
The Kerry minor team has shown their class by reaching their first All-Ireland in three years after beating Roscommon well.
Cork has also been a title-winning team as they won the 2019 All-Ireland u21 final.
Kerry and Cork have grown to be big rivals as the two best teams in Munster, frequently facing each other in a final at every age level.
Cork, at home, are just about underdogs with odds to win at 6/5.
A draw in 60 minutes has odds of 15/2.
Kerry are given the edge in the bookies’ eyes with odds of 5/6 to win.
- Gavin Creedon, Kilshannig
- Colm O Donovan, Newcestown
- Diarmaid Phelan, Agahad
- Conor McGoldrick, Eire Óg
- Adam Walsh-Murphy, Valley Rovers
- Tommy Walsh, Kanturk
- Darragh Cashman, Millstreet
- Brian Hayes (Captain), St. Finbarrs
- Evan Cooke, Ballincollig
- Conor Corbett, Clyda Rovers
- Jack Cahalane, Castlehaven
- Niall Hartnett, Douglas
- Dara Dorgan, Ballincollig
- Colin Walsh, Kanturk
- David Buckley (Vice Captain), Newcestown
- Cian O Leary, Douglas
- Neil Lordan, Ballinora
- Darragh Holland, Argideen Rangers
- Luke Horgan, Nemo Rangers
- Ciaran O Sullivan, Kilshannig
- Eoghan Nash, Douglas
- Sean O Sullivan, Adrigole
- Conor O Hanlon, Buttevant
- Sean McDonnell, Mallow
Kerry come into this match as slight favourites to win. The winner of this match will also be expected to go on and win the Munster Championship.
This game will be tight and physical, but Kerry will come out on top, their creative forwards will make the difference. This could be Kerry’s most successful year with great teams at minor, senior, and now under 20s.
Expect the Kingdom to win by around three points to make it to the final.
Kerry v Cork, Munster U20 Football Final 2020. 💚💛
— Kerry GAA (@Kerry_Official) March 5, 2020