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Kilkenny midfielder Michael Rice to miss All-Ireland hurling final against Galway due to hand injury

Updated: Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 17:37 | Comments

Michael Rice (above) was replaced by Cillian Buckley in the Tipp match
Michael Rice (above) was replaced by Cillian Buckley in the Tipp match

Kilkenny’s Michael Rice is set to miss the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final against Galway.

The Carrickshock midfielder suffered a hand injury during the semi-final victory over Tipperary, and is said to have suffered several fractures and tendon damage.

Rice was admitted to St James’ Hospital Dublin on Sunday night and is still awaiting test results and to find out if he needs surgery.

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