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Kerry v Clare – Munster Senior Football Championship Semi Fina   09/06/2017

Kerry V Clare – Munster Senior Football Championship Semi Final Sunday 11/6/2017

The Kerry Senior Football Team to play Clare in the Munster Senior Football Championship Semi Final in Cusack Park Ennis on Sunday next sees Kevin McCarthy of Kilcummin make his Championship debut on a team that shows 5 changes in personnel from the side that defeated Dublin in the League final in their last outing;

Brian Kelly takes over from Brendan Kealy in goal; Shane Enright, who has recovered from injury comes in at corner back in place of Ronan Shanahan; Anthony Maher resumes in midfield in place of Jack Barry and up front, Barry John Keane and James O’Donoghue start in place of Jonathan Lyne and Jack Savage. Johnny Buckley returns to the match day panel and is included among the substitutes.

The team captained by Fionn Fitzgerald is as follows:


1.Brian Kelly
Killarney Legion
2.Fionn Fitzgerald(C)
Dr Crokes
3.Mark Griffin
St Michaels-Foilmore
4.Shane Enright
5.Peter Crowley
Laune Rangers
6.Tadhg Morley
7.Paul Murphy
8.David Moran
Kerins O’Rahillys
9.Anthony Maher
10.Michael Geaney
11.Kevin McCarthy
12.Donnchadh Walsh
13.Barry John Keane
Kerins O’Rahillys
14.Paul Geaney
15.James O’Donoghue
Killarney Legion

Fir Ionaid:

16.Brendan Kealy
17.Jack Barry
Na Gaeil
18.Ronan Shanahan
Austin Stacks
19.Jack Savage
Kerins O’Rahillys
20.Jonathan Lyne
Killarney Legion
21.Kieran Donaghy
Austin Stacks
22.Stephen O’Brien
23.Bryan Sheehan
St Marys
24.Johnny Buckley
Dr Crokes
25.Darran O’Sullivan
26.Brian Ó Beaglaoich
An Ghaeltacht


Bainisteóir: Eamonn Fitzmaurice (Finuge)  

Róghnóirí: Mikey Sheehy (Austin Stacks), Padraig Corcoran (Dingle), Liam Hassett (Laune Rangers), Maurice Fitzgerald (St Marys).


Additional Members of the Kerry Panel

Sean O’Shea (Kenmare), 

Gavin White (Dr Crokes), 

Jason Foley (Ballydonoghue), 

Gavin Crowley (Templenoe), 

Brendan O’Sullivan (Valentia), 

Adrian Spillane (Templenoe), 

Cathal Ó Lúing (An Ghaeltacht), 

Denis Daly (St Marys).

Rehabbing from Injury: 

Killian Young (Renard), 

Tom O’Sullivan (Dingle).

Changes since Last Championship Game: 

There are 5 changes in personnel from the side who played Dublin in their last Championship game – the All Ireland semi final of 2016; 

Fionn Fitzgerald, Michael Geaney, Kevin McCarthy, Barry John Keane and James O’Donoghue replace the injured Killian Young, Aidan O’Mahony and Colm Cooper both since retired and both Darran O’Sullivan and Kieran Donaghy who are included among the substitutes.