LAOIS BOSS JUSTIN McNulty has brought Darren Strong into his team for Padraig McMahon for tomorrow’s All-Ireland SFC round four qualifier against Meath in Tullamore.
Strong has been selected at right half-back in the only change from the side that defeated Leitrim last weekend.
LAOIS: Eoin Culliton (Timahoe); Cahir Healy (Portlaoise), Kevin Meaney (Arles-Kilcruise), Jamie Kavanagh (Stradbally); Darren Strong (Emo), John O’Loughlin (St Brigid’s), Conor Boyle (Portlaoise); Brendan Quigley (Timahoe), Colm Begley (Parnells); Ross Munnelly (Arles-Kilcruise), Billy Sheehan (Emo), Gary Walsh (Ballylinan); Damien O’Connor (Timahoe), Padraig Clancy (Timahoe), Colm Kelly (Stradbally).
Kildare manager Kieran McGeeney has kept faith with the team that defeated Limerick after extra-time in last week’s pulsating round three tie for their clash with Sligo and their opponents are also unchanged from their Connacht final loss to Mayo.
KILDARE: Shane Connolly (St Laurence’s); Ollie Lyons (Celbridge), Peter Kelly (Two Mile House), Hugh McGrillen (Celbridge); Emmet Bolton (Eadestown), Morgan O’Flaherty (Carbury), Eoin Doyle (Naas); Michael Foley (Athy), Robert Kelly (Straffan); Eoghan O’Flaherty (Carbury), Mikey Conway (Nurney), Alan Smith (Sarsfields); John Doyle (Allenwood), Tomás O’Connor (Clane), James Kavanagh (Ballymore).
SLIGO: Philip Greene (St John’s); Neil Ewing (Drumcliffe/Rosses Point), Johnny Martyn (St Mary’s), Ross Donovan (Eastern Harps); Charles Harrison (St John’s), Mark Quinn (St Molaise Gaels), Paul McGovern (Eastern Harps); Shane McManus (Geevagh), Tony Taylor (Eastern Harps); Mark Breheny (St Mary’s), David Maye (Curry), Brendan Egan (Tourlestrane); Alan Costello (Coolera/Strandhill), Adrian Marren (Curry), David Kelly (Tubbercurry).
Finally the Clare senior football management have made no alterations for their round four qualifier with Kerry tomorrow evening in the Gaelic Grounds from the team that were defeated by Cork in the Munster final recently.
CLARE: Joe Hayes (Lissycasey); Kevin Harnett (Meelick), Barry Duggan (Cratloe), Laurence Healy (Ennistymon); Enda Coughlan (Kilmurry-Ibrickane), Gordon Kelly (St Joseph’s Milltown-Malbay), John Hayes (Kilrush Shamrocks); Gary Brennan (Clondegad), Ger Quinlan (O’Curry’s); Shane Brennan (Clondegad), Shane McGrath (Thomas Davis), Alan Clohessy (Liscannor); Rory Donnelly (Cooraclare), David Tubridy (Doonbeg), Michael O’Shea (St Senan’s Kilkee).