As expected due to Wexford’s guaranteed place in the league quarter-finals, Davy Fitzgerald has named a much-changed side from their previous outings.
Just as the fringe players deserve their shot against Kilkenny, the more senior players deserve a well-earned break.
And what better opportunity to give to the fringe panel members to prove their worth than a league game against Kilkenny, where the Cats will be going all-out to win.
With one eye on the Leinster championship match against Kilkenny down the line, the decision to start with an almost-like second string can only be applauded.
The team is as follows:
In the previous three meetings between the pair, the Model County have emerged victorious – and Cody will be doing everything in his power to change this newly formed norm.