Galway retain same XV that defeated Down

Lilies make 14 changes for Galway clash

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Lilies make 14 changes for Galway clash

Emmet Bolton back in action after an appendix opereation

Having gained promotion to Division 1 with victory over Clare last weekend, Cian O’Neill, as promised, is to give players who have failed to get a start in this campaign to date, a start against Galway in Pearse Stadium on Sunday.

In all fourteen changes have been announced from the team that started against Clare, Fionn Dowling being the exception.

The full line out:

KILDARE

Shane McNamara; Darren Maguire, Mark Hyland, Liam Healy; Peter Kelly, Shea Ryan, Emmet Bolton; Fionn Dowling, Pascal Connell; Eddie Heavey, Conor Hartley, Con Cavanagh; Cathal McNally, Eamonn Callaghan, Ben McCormack.

Meanwhile the Galway team for Sunday's game has also been announced and reads is the same team that started against Down in Newry last week.

GALWAY:

Rory Lavelle; David Wynne, David Walsh, Cathal Sweeney; Gary O’Donnell, Michael Farragher, Johnny Heaney; Paul Conroy, Fiontán Ó Curraoin; Thomas Flynn, Shane Walsh, Eamonn Brannigan; Gary Sice, Barry McHugh, Seán Armstrong.