Sunday 22 April 2018

Killian Young replaces Fionn Fitzgerald as Kerry make three changes for All-Ireland semi-final

Kerry captain Fionn Fitzgerald brings the cup back to the dressing room following the Allianz Football League Division 1 Final match between Dublin and Kerry at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
Kerry captain Fionn Fitzgerald brings the cup back to the dressing room following the Allianz Football League Division 1 Final match between Dublin and Kerry at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

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Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice has made three changes to his Kerry side for Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final with Mayo with Killian Young replacing co-captain Fionn Fitzgerald at corner-back.

Meanwhile Anthony Maher will partner David Moran in the midfield, with Jack Barry dropping to the bench, while Stephen O'Brien comes into the half-forward line in place of the injured Donnchadh Walsh.

Fitzgerald had started every game for Kerry during the championship and also captained the Kingdom to a Division 1 League final win over Dublin in April.

Elsewhere Bryan Sheehan and Gavin Crowley come into the match day panel and are included in the substitutes.

Kerry team to play Mayo:

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. Michael Geaney Dingle

11. Johnny Buckley (C) Dr Crokes

12. Stephen O’Brien Kenmare Shamrocks

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

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:

Rehabbing: Donnchadh Walsh (Cromane) & 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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