Lar Corbett is set to make his first competitive start for the Tipperary since last year's All-Ireland final when they face Waterford in Sunday's Munster hurling final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Corbett has been drafted in for the injured Gearoid Ryan at No 12 in the only change from the side that defeated Cork in the last four on 24 June.
The Premier county are aiming for a third provincial final success against the Déise in the space of four years, with the 2011 decider seeing a victory margin of seven goals.
Tipperary XV to play Waterford in Munster SHC final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday, 15 July, throw-in 4.00pm.
Brendan Cummins; Conor O’Brien, Paul Curran Michael Cahill; Thomas Stapleton, Conor O’Mahony, Padraic Maher; Brendan Maher, Shane McGrath; Pa Bourke, Patrick Maher, Lar Corbett; Brian O’Meara, John O’Brien Noel McGrath