Thursday 18 January 2018

Donnchadh Walsh returns while Geaney misses out as Eamonn Fitzmaurice names Kerry team

Donnchadh Walsh of Kerry during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Dublin and Kerry at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
Donnchadh Walsh of Kerry during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Dublin and Kerry at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

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Kerry half-forward Donnchadh Walsh has overcome a hamstring injury to return for Saturday's All-Ireland final replay with Mayo at Croke Park.

Walsh was ruled out of the first game with the injury but he now returns for the replay in place of Michael Geaney who misses out with a stomach muscle injury.

Meanwhile former co-captain Fionn Fitzgerald remains on the bench despite the Kingdom conceding 2-14 last weekend.

The team captained by Johnny Buckley is as follows:

1. Brian Kelly Killarney Legion

2. Shane Enright Tarbert

3. Mark Griffin St Michaels-Foilmore

4. Killian Young Renard

5. Peter Crowley Laune Rangers

6. Tadhg Morley Templenoe

7. Paul Murphy Rathmore

8. David Moran Kerins O’Rahillys

9. Anthony Maher Duagh

10. Stephen O’Brien Kenmare Shamrocks

11. Johnny Buckley (C) Dr Crokes

12. Donnchadh Walsh Cromane

13. Paul Geaney Dingle

14. Kieran Donaghy Austin Stacks

15. James O’Donoghue Killarney Legion

Fir Ionaid:

16. Shane Ryan Rathmore

17. Jack Barry Na Gaeil

18. Fionn Fitzgerald Dr Crokes

19. Barry John Keane  Kerins O’Rahillys

20. Jonathan Lyne Killarney Legion

21. Jack Savage Kerins O’Rahillys

22. Darran O’Sullivan Glenbeigh-Glencar

23. Tom O’Sullivan Dingle

24. Sean O’Shea Kenmare Shamrocks

25. Bryan Sheehan St Marys

26. Gavin Crowley Templenoe

Bainistíocht

Bainisteóir: Eamonn Fitzmaurice (Finuge) 

Róghnóirí: Mikey Sheehy (Austin Stacks), Padraig Corcoran (Dingle), Liam Hassett (Laune Rangers), Maurice Fitzgerald (St Marys).

Additional Members of the Kerry Panel:

Michael Geaney (Dingle), Kevin McCarthy (Kilcummin), Brian Ó Beaglaoich (An Ghaeltacht), Ronan Shanahan (Austin Stacks), Brendan O’Sullivan (Valentia),  Gavin White (Dr Crokes), Adrian Spillane (Templenoe), Jason Foley (Ballydonoghue), Shane Murphy (Dr Crokes), Cathal Ó Lúing (An Ghaeltacht), Denis Daly (St Marys).

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