Monday 20 November 2017

Paul Galvin makes early season return for the Kingdom

28 May 2013; SuperValu teamed up with its very own Community Dragons; RTE's Marty Morrissey, Denis Glennon, Westmeath, Paul Galvin, Kerry, and Dragon Gavin Duffy, to launch their 2013 GAA All-Ireland Football Championship campaign. Pictured is Kerry footballer Paul Galvin. SuperValu are calling on communities and clubs all across Ireland to enter the Community Den competition in store for a chance to win part of a 25,000 prize fund to benefit your local GAA club. For further information check out supervalu.ie. Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE
28 May 2013; SuperValu teamed up with its very own Community Dragons; RTE's Marty Morrissey, Denis Glennon, Westmeath, Paul Galvin, Kerry, and Dragon Gavin Duffy, to launch their 2013 GAA All-Ireland Football Championship campaign. Pictured is Kerry footballer Paul Galvin. SuperValu are calling on communities and clubs all across Ireland to enter the Community Den competition in store for a chance to win part of a 25,000 prize fund to benefit your local GAA club. For further information check out supervalu.ie. Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice welcomes back Paul Galvin for their McGrath Cup semi-final, but the Finugue man will have to make do with a place on the bench.

Galvin will wear the unfamiliar number 20 jersey in his first game back with the Kingdom for the clash with CIT in Tralee this Sunday.

The starting fiftenn shows just two changes from the side that defeated IT Tralee  on Sunday last. Brendan Kealy resumes in goal and Barry John Keane, who impressed when introduced on Sunday last, is named at right corner forward.

As well as Galvin, Peter Crowley has also been added to the substitutes list.

In the absence of Dr Crokes players, Donnchadh Walsh has been named captain for the duration of the McGrath Cup campaign.

Kerry team to play CIT: Brendan Kealy; Paul Murphy, Mark Griffin, Shane Enright; Mikey Geaney, Jack Sherwood, Brian Maguire; Anthony Maher, David Moran; Jonathan Lyne, Bryan Sheehan, Donnchadh Walsh (c); Barry John Keane, Alan Fitzgerald, Stephen O’Brien.

Subs - Brian Kelly, Shane O’Callaghan, Barry Shanahan, Peter Crowley, Paul Galvin, Mark Reen.

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