Friday 23 February 2018

Donegal sweat on McHugh fitness for Kerry visit

Cliona Foley

Cliona Foley

MARK McHugh is doubtful for Donegal's clash with Kerry tomorrow with a calf injury, but Neil Gallagher, who also missed some training this week due to a hamstring niggle, is expected to start

Mayo have one change for tonight's clash with Down, bringing in Cathal Carolan to replace Jason Gibbons, with Aidan O'Shea reverting back to midfield.

Waterford hurlers have Shane Walsh back for their clash with Cork. Liam Lawlor and Darragh Fives also come in, replacing Noel Connors (injured) and Gavin O'Brien.

Andy Smith returns from suspension to start for Galway's hurlers against Clare. He replaces Aidan Harte and Colm Callanan replaces Fergal Flannery in goal.

With Wexford's footballers and hurlers playing on the same day, Lee Chin, has opted for the hurlers, who take on Offaly.

Monaghan's footballers are boosted with by the return of Darren Hughes and Conor McManus for their trip to Enniskillen. Cavan have Martin Dunne and Kevin Meehan back to face Sligo.

Elsewhere, Kilkenny will be without Jackie Tyrrell (injured), but Brian Hogan returns to their defence for their latest clash with Tipperary in Thurles tomorrow. Conor Fogarty replaces Tyrrell at corner-back, Paddy Hogan comes in at wing-back, David Herity is back between the sticks and Mark Kelly of O'Loughlin Gaels replaces Tom Breen in attack.

Irish Independent

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