Friday 20 April 2018

Fennelly back in for Kilkenny as Cody rings the changes

Michael Fennelly runs out for Kilkenny for the first time this season in the team to play Offaly in Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Michael Fennelly runs out for Kilkenny for the first time this season in the team to play Offaly in Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Conor McKeon

Conor McKeon

Michael Fennelly will make his first appearance of the season for Kilkenny tomorrow in their Allianz NHL quarter-final with Offaly in Nowlan Park after being named as one of nine changes to the side that beat Dubin two weeks go.

Cork, meanwhile, have made half a dozen switches for their relegation shoot-out with Galway.

Anthony Nash, Damien Cahalane, Lorcan McLoughlin, William Egan, Daniel Kearney and Seamus Harnedy all start after missing last week's loss to Tipperary.

Kerry's footballers have made four changes for their home clash with Cork in Tralee.

Brian Kelly, Aidan O'Mahony, Darran O'Sullivan and Fionn Fitzgerald are out, with Brenan Kealy, Killian Young, Podge O'Connor and Alan Fitzgerald coming in.

For Cork, Daniel Goulding replaces Peter Kelleher.


KILKENNY (SH v Offaly): E Murphy; P Murphy, R Lennon, S Prendergast; C O'Shea, K Joyce, C Buckley; M Fennelly, L Ryan; W Walsh, C Fennelly, K Kelly; L Blanchfield, J Farrell, J Power.

CORK (SH v Galway): A Nash; D Cahalane, S McDonnell, C O'Sullivan; C Murphy, C Joyce, L McLoughlin; W Egan, D Kearney; B Lawton, C Lehane, B Cooper; A Cadogan, S Harnedy, P Horgan.

TIPPERARY (SH v Clare): D Mooney; C Barrett, J Barry, C O'Brien; B Heffernan, R Maher, Pádraic Maher; B Maher, M Breen; N McGrath, D McCormack, N O'Mera; J O'Dwyer, S Callanan, J McGrath.

CLARE (SH): P Kelly; C O'Doherty, C Dillon, P Flanagan; B Bugler, C Cleary, P O'Connor; D Reidy, C Ryan; A Cunningham, B Duggan, J Conlon; C Galvin, D Honan, C McGrath.

DUBLIN (SH v Limerick): C Dooley; E O'Donnell, C O'Callaghan, O Gough; S Barrett, L Rushe, C Crummey; D O'Connell, J McCaffrey; S McGrath, N McMorrow, D Treacy; D O'Callaghan, M Schutte, E Dillon.

LIMERICK (SH): N Quaid; S Hickey, R McCarthy, R English; W McNamara, D Byrnes, R Lynch; G O'Mahony, P Browne; B Nash, J Ryan, C Lynch; G Mulcahy, K Downes, S Dowling.

KERRY (SF v Cork): B Kealy: M O Se, M Griffin, S Enright; P Crowley, K Young, P O'Connor; K Donaghy, D Moran; J Buckley, P Murphy, D Walsh; S O'Brien, C Cooper, A Fitzgerald.

CORK (SF): R Price; Colm O Driscoll, E Cadogan, K Crowley; D Hazel, J O'Sullivan, B O'Driscoll; K O'Driscoll, I Maguire; S Kiely, P Kerrigan, M Collins; D Goulding, C O'Neill, L Connolly.

MAYO (SF v Down): D Clarke; B Harrison, K Keane, C Barrett; L Keegan, C Boyle, S Nally; T Parsons, S O'Shea; C O'Shea, A O'Shea, J Doherty; E Regan, A Freeman, C O'Connor.

CAVAN (SF v Galway): R Galligan; P Faulkner, K Clarke, J McLoughlin; C Brady, C Moynagh, K Brady; T Corr, L Buchanan; D McVeety, G McKiernan, M Reilly; D Givney, M Argue, S Johnston.

ARMAGH (SF v Derry): P Morrisson; A Mallon, C Vernon, S Heffron; M Shields, S Connell, J McElroy; A Forker, E Rafferty; R Grugan, M McKenna, C O'Hanlon; C Watters, S Campbell, G McParland.

DERRY (SF): T Mallon; O Duffy, C McKaigue, K McKaigue; G McKinless, B Rogers, D Heavron; E Bradley, A McAtamney; B Heron, C Bradley, J Keilt; N Loughlin, M Lynch, SL McGoldrick.

TIPPERARY (SF v Sligo): E Comerford; K Fahy, A Campbell, C McDonald; J Feehan, R Kiely, S Leahy; A Moloney, M Dunne; J Keane, P Acheson, J Lonergan; C Sweeney, M Quinlivan, P Austin.

OFFALY (SF v Limerick): A Mulhally; B Darby, E Rigney, S Pender; N Darby, J Moloney, J O'Connor; E Carroll, N Smith; L Fox, P Cunningham. M Brazil; N Dunne, A Sullivan, N McNamee.

Limerick (SF): B Scanlon; J McCarthy, P Brown, S O'Dea; I Corbett, C Fahy, S Cahill; T Lee, D Tracey; C Sheehan, D Neville, G Noonan; I Ryan, P Nash, B Fanning.

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