Brian Hogan drops to the Kilkenny bench, with Kieran Joyce replacing him at centre half back.
Padraig Walsh is in at wing back for Joey Holden.
In the forwards, John Power comes into the corner, with Walter Walsh dropping to the bench.
In a positional switch, TJ Reid moves to full foward, with Richie Power reverting to corner back in Walsh's absence.
For his part, Tipp manager Eamon O'Shea has gone with the same fifteen that lined out against the Cats in the drawn game three weeks ago.