Former All-Ireland winning captain Sean Og O hAilpin has been welcomed back into the Cork panel for 2012, which was announced by new manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy this weekend.
O hAilpin who has been out of the Cork side for the past 12 months hinted that he would be willing to come back into the fold having fallen out with ex manager Dennis Walsh.
Jerry O’Connor, who like O hAilpin is a former Hurler of the Year but is 32 , will not be part of it next year’s pane, however there are a number of veterans including onal Og Cusack, John Gardiner, Tom Kenny, Ben O’Connor and Niall McCarthy.
Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s Cork panel for 2012 is as follows:
Donal Og Cusack (Cloyne), Martin Coleman (Ballinhassig), Anthony Nash (Kanturk), Christopher Joyce (Na Piarsaigh), Stephen McDonnell (Glen Rovers), Conor O’Sullivan (Sarsfields), Eoin Cadogan (Douglas), Ross Cashman (Kilbrittain), Brian Murphy (Bride Rovers), Shane O’Neill (Bishopstown), John Gardiner (Na Piarsaigh), Sean Og Ó hAilpín (Na Piarsaigh), William Egan (Kilbrin), Jamie Nagle (Midleton), Patrick O’Mahony (Midleton), Damien Cahalane (St. Finbarr’s), Lorcan McLoughlin (Kanturk), Pa Cronin (Bishopstown), Bill Cooper (Youghal), Daniel Kearney (Sarsfields), Tom Kenny (Grenagh), Cathal Naughton (Newtownshandrum), Ben O’Connor (Newtownshandrum), Michael O’Sullivan (Tracton), Eoin Dillon (Milford), Niall McCarthy (Carrigtwohill), Cian McCarthy (Sarsfields), Conor Lehane (Midleton), Luke O’Farrell (Midleton), Jamie Coughlan (Newtownshandrum), Patrick Horgan (Glen Rovers), Paudie O’Sullivan (Cloyne).