KILDARE have named their team for Friday night’s O’Byrne Cup final against DCU in Portlaoise (throw in 7.30pm). Captained by Eamonn Callaghan, the side includes nine off the senior panel, the rest coming from players currently with the junior squad. The team will be managed by Tony Kelly and his junior management team, writes TOMMY CALLAGHAN.
Kildare SF -v- DCU:
Robbie Eyes (Clane); Shane Bergin (Naas), Hugh McGrillen (Celbridge), Darren Barker (Kilcullen); Kevin Murnaghan (Moorefield), Mick Foley (Athy), Karl Ennis (Maynooth); Conor Feeney (Confey), Paddy Dunne (Athy); Caoimin McDonnell (Sarsfields), Eamonn Callaghan (Naas), Thomas McCann (Confey); Alan Smith (Sarsfields), Ken Donnelly (Ellistown), Des Lawlor (St Laurence’s).
Subs: William Clinch (Grange), Barry Noone (St Kevin’s), Seamus Hanafin (Ballyteague), Derek Nolan (Athgarvan), Jamie Lambe (Kilcullen), Aidan Dunne (Robertstown), Joe Kavanagh (Robertstown), Mark Cornish (Monasterevin), Graham Waters (Raheens), Emmet Hyland (Castlemitchell), Nicky Conlon (Rathangan).