Kildare manager Jason Ryan has named his team to face Athlone Institute of Technology in this Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup opener in St Conleth’s Park.
In the full back line former All Star Mick Foley starts at full back and he will be flanked by his club mate Joe Kinahan, while Celbridge’s Mick O’Grady will wear the number two shirt.
A youthful half back line sees Conor Tieran (Sarsfields), Fergal Conway from Celbridge and Paul Cribbin all getting the nod, while Gary ‘Chalky’ White returns in the middle alongside Tommy Moolick.
In attack Moorefields’ Adam Tyrell starts as does Darroch Mulhall from Athy,
Kildare SF -v- Athlone IT: Shane Connolly; Mick O’Grady, Mick Foley, Joe Kinahan; Conor Tiernan, Fergal Conway, Paul Cribbin; Gary White, Tommy Moolick; Adam Tyrell, Eoghan O’Flaherty, Cathal McNally; Darroch Mulhall, Tomas O’Connor, Padraig Fogarty.