Thomas Hickey of Castleisland Desmonds will spearhead the Kerry attack for the All-Ireland Junior Football Championship semi-final clash with Wexford.
James Walsh of Knocknagoshel and Philip O’Connor of Cordal are also in the starting line-up for the big encounter in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford at 2pm today. Brosna’s Adam Barry and Eamon Kiely are also members of the panel.
Listry’s Gary O’Sullivan has been called into the starting line-up after being introduced from the bench in the game against Cork. He comes in at midfield in place of Brendan O’Sullivan from Valentia.
The only other change sees Killian Spillane from Templenoe joining the match day panel instead of the injured Greg Gibson.
The Kerry team to play Wexford contains five of the side defeated by Cavan in last year’s final – Shane Murphy, Gavin Crowley, Philip O’Connor, Brian Crowley and Thomas Hickey, while substitute Brendan O’Sullivan also started. The O’Donoghues, Jeff and Alan, were substitutes on the day.
The team, captained by Alan O’Donoghue of John Mitchels, is: Shane Murphy (Kilcummin); Dan O’Donoghue (Spa); Jack McGuire (Listowel Emmets); David Culhane (Ballylongford); James Walsh (Knocknagoshel); Tadhg Morley (Templenoe); Gavin Crowley (Templenoe); Gary O’Sullivan (Listry); Liam Kearney (Spa); Brian Crowley (Templenoe); Jeff O’Donoghue (Glenflesk); Philip O’Connor (Cordal); Thomas Hickey (Castleisland Desmonds); Conor Cox (Listowel Emmets); Alan O’Donoghue (John Mitchels).
Subs: Darragh O’Shea (Ballydonoghue); Eamon Kiely (Brosna); Brian Sugrue (Renard); Michael Brennan (Churchill); Brendan O’Sullivan (Valentia); Jordan Kiely (Dr Crokes); Adam Barry (Brosna); David Griffin (Ardfert); Killian Spillane (Templenoe).