Cian O'Donoghue gets first League start for Kildare

Lilies name football and hurling teams for weekend action

Tommy Callaghan


Tommy Callaghan


Cian O'Donoghue gets first start for Kildare

Cian O'Donoghue

Kildare have named their side for Sunday's crucial AFL (Division 2) clash with Meath in Pairc Tailteann, showing just one change from the side that defeated Clare last week.

Coming in at wing back and making his first start in this season's League is Clane's Cian O'Donoghue who replaces Jason Gibbons.

The full team reads:

Mark Donnellan; Mark Dempsey, Mick O'Brady, David Hyland; Cian O'Donoghue, Eoin Doyle cpt., Peter Kelly; Kevin Feely, Tommy Moolick; Paddy Brophy, Fergal Conway, Keith Cribbin; Neil Flynn, Ben McCormack, Jimmy Hyland.

Meanwhile David Herity and his management team have also announced their team for the vital Allianz Hurling League (Division 2B) game also on Sunday, against Down at St Conleth's Park (2 pm).

The team shows a number of changes, both personal and positional,  from the side that lost to Wicklow last weekend.

The team  reads:

Paddy McKenna; Rian Boran, John Doran, James Dolan; Ross Kelly, Niall Ó Muineacháin, Kevin Whelan; Paul Divilly, Brian Byrne; Caolan Smith, Paul Kennedy, James Burke; Cathal Dowling, Martin Fitzgerald, Jack Sheridan.