Kildare have named their team to take on All Ireland champions, Dublin, in the opening round of the Allianz Football League Division 1, this evening in Croke Park (throw-in 7 pm).
The Kildare line up reads:
Mark Donnellan; Peter Kelly, David Hyland, Mick O’Grady; Johnny Byrne, Eoin Doyle (C) Cian O’Donoghue; Kevin Feely, Luke Flynn; Fergal Conway, Chris Healy, Paul Cribbin; Neil Flynn, Daniel Flynn, Cathal McNally.
Meanwhile Jim Gavin has also named his starting line-up and it contains seven of the team that started last season's All Ireland final against Mayo.
The Dublin line-up reads:
Stephen Cluxton; David Byrne, Michael Fitzsimons, Darren Daly; Eric Lowndes; James McCarthy, John Small; Brian Fenton, Michael Darragh McAuley; Brian Howard, Ciaran Kilkenny, Niall Scully; Com Basquel, Dean Rock, Bernard Brogan.