Fitzmaurice to call in the big guns for Kerry ahead of Down game

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice is likely to call on the services of  high profile players who have been absent during this years Allianz National Football league. Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper, Kieran Donaghy and Marc O’Sé are all in line to return to the side for this weekends crucial game away to Down in Páirc Esler.

Colm Cooper

Bryan Sheehan could also return to the side. His club mates Aidan Walsh and Denis Daly are training with the squad following their All- Ireland winning season with club  St.Mary’s. Templenoe’s Tadhg Morley and Gavin Crowley are also in the extended panel. Paul Geaney, Michael Geaney, Anthony Maher and James O’Donoghue are all still recovering from injuries sustained in last seasons Championship.

The return of such experienced players will be a welcome sight for many Kerry fans with their side failing to win the first two games of the National League. A win on Sunday is crucial for the Kingdom as they hope to retain their Division 1 status.

Throw-in on Sunday is at 2:00pm.


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