Kerry make further changes ahead of Donegal clash

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has made more changes to his Kerry team ahead of their home game against Donegal in the Allianz National League. The Kingdom secured their first win of the league last Sunday when they comfortably defeated Down in Newry. Fitzmaurice however has not kept the same starting 15 here are the changes he has made:

Brian Kelly starts in goal in place of Brendan Kealy as Fitzmaurice continues to rotate his goalkeepers. Peter Crowley, who was brought on as a substitute against Down, starts at right half back instead of Padraig O’Connor.

In the half forward line, St Mary’s player Denis Daly comes in for his League debut replacing his clubmate Aidan Walsh. Kieran Donaghy moves from the bench into midfield in place of the injured David Moran.

The substitutes list sees the return to the match day squad of Johnny Buckley who has recovered from a injury that forced him off against Roscommon while Jack Sherwood also returns after a long injury absence. Tommy Walsh, Killian Young and Jonathan Lyne are nursing knocks and are not part of the panel.

The full team is as follows:

1. Brian Kelly
2. Marc Ó Sé
3. Mark Griffin
4. Shane Enright
5. Peter Crowley
6. Aidan O’Mahony
7. Fionn Fitzgerald
8. Kieran Donaghy
9. Bryan Sheehan (C)
10. Denis Daly
11. Paul Murphy
12. Donnchadh Walsh
13. Darran O’Sullivan
14. Alan Fitzgerald
15. Stephen O’Brien
16. Brendan Kealy
17. Padraig O’Connor
18. Aidan Walsh
19. Colm Cooper
20. Barry John Keane
21. Pa Kilkenny
22. Brendan O’Sullivan
23. Johnny Buckley
24. Jack Sherwood
25. Philip O’Connor
26. Conor Cox

Kerry welcome Donegal to Tralee tomorrow for a repeat of the 2014 All Ireland Final. Throw in is at 2:30pm and this promises to be a great battle as Kerry look to maintain their Division 1 status while Donegal look to build on last weekend’s victory over Mayo.

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