Kildare make just once change in personnel for Sunday’s Allianz Football League Division 1 Round 5 clash with Kerry in St. Conlleth’s Park, Newbridge, which throws in at 2.30. David Hyland (Athy) comes in at corner back in place of Hugh McGrillen.
Meanwhile Johnny Doyle is expected to be named on the bench for the first time this season.
The full line up reads:
Shane Connolly; Mick O’Grady, Mick Foley, David Hyland; Keith Cribbin, Kevin Murnaghan, Paul Cribbin; Tommy Moolick, Gary White; Cathal McNally, Eoghan O’Flaherty, Seán Hurley; Paddy Brophy, Tomás O’Connor, Darrock Mulhall.
Meanwhile Kildare hurlers, still seeking their first points in Division 2A of the Allianz Hurling League, take on Westmeath in a vital game that throws in at 12.30 in St. Conleth’s Park, also on Sunday.
Paul Divilly resumes in goal instead of Paddy McKenna; Kevin Whelan (Naas) comes in at wing back instead of Richie Hoban while Paul Kennedy starts in midfield replacing Martin Fitzgerald.
Kildare (v Westmeath): Paul Divilly; Peter Coleman, John Doran, Niall Ó Muineacháin; Eanna O’Neill, Mark Moloney, Kevin Whelan; Willie Greene, Paul Kennedy; Paul Divilly, John O’Malley, Bernard Deay; Gerry Keegan, Tony Murphy, Ryan Casey.