All Ireland Senior Football Qaulifier Rd2B Down v Kildare

Posted: 11/7/2014

Best luck to all sponsored Down players in their game versus Kildare  this weekend.

Team news: Fitzpatrick and White in for the Lilies

Jason Ryan has named his starting fifteen to face Down on Sunday in Round 2B of the Qualifiers.
There are two changes in personnel from the side which were defeated by Meath in the Leinster SFC semi-final.
Ciaran Fitzpatrick replaces Mick Foley in defence and Gary White comes in for Sean Hurley.
In the resulting re-shuffle, White lines out in midfield and Padraig O'Neill advances to wing forward. Niall Kelly lines out at centre forward while Eamonn Callaghan gets the no.13 shirt.
Paddy Brophy has recovered from injury and resumes his spot at corner forward.

The team lines out as follows:

Kildare (SFC v Down): Mark Donnellan; Ciaran Fitzpatrick, Hugh McGrillen, Ollie Lyons; Emmet Bolton, Fergal Conway, Keith Cribbin; Tommy Moolick, Gary White; Cathal McNally, Niall Kelly, Padraig O'Neill; Eamonn Callaghan, Padraig Fogarty, Paddy Brophy.

Team news: Mourne men unchanged

11 July 2014

There are no changes in personnel for Down ahead of Sunday's All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 2B game against Kildare at Pairc Esler, Newry (throw-in is at 2pm).
With Benny McArdle still ruled out through injury (ankle), newcomer Niall Donnelly continues at full back, while Michael Cunningham is preferred to Brendan McVeigh in goal once again.
Manager James McCartan has included six survivors from that which edged the Lilywhites in the All-Ireland SFC semi-final in 2010. Daniel McCartan, Conor Garvey, Kevin McKernan, Dan Gordon, Benny Coulter and Mark Poland all started while Conor Maginn came on as a substitute.

Down (SFC v Kildare): Michael Cunningham; Daniel McCartan, Niall Donnelly, Darren O'Hagan; Ciaran McCartan, Conor Garvey, Kevin McKernan; Dan Gordon, Peter Turley; Brendan Coulter, Conor Maginn, Mark Poland; Donal O'Hare, Niall Madine, Conor Laverty.





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