Kildare U20 manager, Gay Campbell, and his selectors, have named Sarsfields' Darragh Ryan as the new captain of the Lilies.
A member of last season's Leinster and All Ireland winning U20 squad, Ryan will relish the opportunity to lead Kildare, especially after last season as The Lilies will go all out to defend their titles; never easy it has to be said at this level.
Kildare open their Leinster U20 campaign against Laois on Saturday June 22, with a 12 noon throw-in.
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