KCLR are broadcasting LIVE commentary of the game with thanks to Country Style Foods, Grannagh, Kilmacow, Kilkenny.
Brian Cody has made four changes to Kilkennys team from the one the lost out to Waterford in last Sundays Allianz Hurling League Round One.
Robert Lennon replaces Kieran Joyce at centre back, Lester Ryan starts in midfield in place of Cillian Buckley who drops to the bench and Kevin Kelly and James Maher start up from with Jonjo Farrell and Mark Kelly making way.
Throw in in Nowlan Park on Sunday is at 2 o clock and supporters are reminded that there will be no cash taken on the stiles, click HERE for more details on tickets.
Kilkenny team to play Tipperary
1 Eoin Murphy Glenmore
2 Paul Murphy Danesfort
3 Joey Holden Ballyhale Shamrocks
4 Shane Prendergast Clara
5 Padraig Walsh Tullaroan
6 Robert Lennon Bennettsbridge
7 Diarmuid Cody James Stephens
8 Lester Ryan Clara
9 Conor Fogarty Erins Own
10 Colin Fennelly Ballyhale Shamrocks
11 T J Reid Ballyhale Shamrocks
12 James Maher St Lachtains
13 Walter Walsh Tullogher Rosbercon
14 Kevin Kelly St Patricks
15 Richie Hogan Danesfort
16 Richie Reid Ballyhale Shamrocks
17 Jackie Tyrrell James Stephens
18 Kieran Joyce Rower Inistioge
19 Cillian Buckley Dicksboro
20 Brian Kennedy St Lachtains
21 Conor O Shea Clara
22 Jonjo Farrell Thomastown
23 Mark Kelly O’Loughlin Gaels
24 Conor Martin Emeralds
25 John Power Carrickshock
26 Michael Malone Mullinavat