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Kelly and Crowley are given chance for Kerry

KERRY have made two changes for Sunday's McGrath Cup final against arch-rivals Cork, with Brian Kelly replacing Brendan Kealy between the posts and Peter Crowley promoted to the half-back line instead of Brian Maguire. Aidan O'Mahony and Paul Geaney are added to the subs list.

Meanwhile, selector Mikey Sheehy has admitted Kerry are still playing strength and conditioning catch-up with their rivals, including All-Ireland champions Dublin.

While acknowledging the major strides made since Cian O'Neill came on board as coach at the end of 2012, the Kerry icon conceded: "If you look at Dublin, Mayo and Donegal, they are the barometer. Janey Mack, the physicality of those players. You see some of the Dublin guys with the jerseys off after the games in Croke Park last year. Mayo are the same, and Cian would have had an influence on that when he was there."

KERRY (SF v Cork): B Kelly; P Murphy, M Griffin, S Enright; P Crowley, J Sherwood, M Geaney; A Maher, D Moran; J Lyne, B Sheehan, D Walsh; BJ Keane, A Fitzgerald, S O'Brien


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