Tuesday 16 January 2018

Rory Gallagher hands Hugh McFadden his championship debut for Donegal against Tyrone

Hugh McFadden
Hugh McFadden

Hugh McFadden has been named at corner-forward for Donegal's clash with Tyrone in the preliminary round of the Ulster Championship at Ballybofey on Sunday.

He is expected to be deployed in the middle third despite being named in the full-forward line.

Paddy McGrath and Martin McElhinney have both recovered from injury to take their place in the team.

Colm McFadden has to be content with a place on the bench.

Donegal team to face Tyrone:

Paul Durcan

Paddy McGrath Neil McGee Eamon McGee

Ryan McHugh Karl Lacey Frank McGlynn

Neil Gallagher Martin McElhinney

Martin O’Reilly Odhran MacNiallais Christy Toye

Patrick McBrearty Michael Murphy Hugh McFadden

Subs Michael Boyle, Eamonn Doherty, Anthony Thompson, Colm McFadden, Mark McHugh, David Walsh, Daniel McLaughlin, Ciaran McGinley, Gary McFadden, Eoin McHugh, Stephen Griffin

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