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GAA Digest: Boland returns for Dublin

Updated: Sunday, 09 Mar 2014 10:10 | Comments

Joey Boland is selected at right half-back for Dublin, following his return from injury Eamonn McGee is back for Donegal as they look to maintain their place at the top of the Division 2 table Cork are on a high following last week's win over Dublin
Joey Boland is selected at right half-back for Dublin, following his return from injury Eamonn McGee is back for Donegal as they look to maintain their place at the top of the Division 2 table Cork are on a high following last week's win over Dublin

Joey Boland returns to the Dublin hurling team following injury as Anthony Daly makes two changes in personnel to his team for today’s Allianz Hurling League Division 1A clash against Waterford in Walsh Park.

The Na Fianna man is selected at right half-back with Shane Durkin moving to midfield to partner team captain Johnny McCaffrey.

In the reshuffle Colm Cronin pushes forward to the half-forward line.

The other alteration is at left full-back where Jack Doughan starts – the two players replaced from the victory over Clare last time out are Simon Timlin and Danny Sutcliffe.

Dublin: G Maguire; N Corcoran, P Kelly, J Doughan; J Boland, L Rushe, M Carton; S Durkin, J McCaffrey; C Cronin, R O'Dwyer, C Keaney; A McCrabbe, D O'Callaghan, M Schutte.

Waterford had previously named their starting line-up for Sunday's clash.

Waterford: S O'Keeffe; T de Burca, S Fives, N Connors; J Nagle, M Walsh (capt), P Mahony; K Moran, S McNulty; S O'Sullivan, P Mahony, S Molumphy; R Donnelly, S Prendergast, R Barry.

Cork senior hurling boss Jimmy Barry Murphy and his selectors have made seven personnel changes for Sunday's Allianz HL game against Offaly.

Anthony Nash returns in goal, and Kilian Murphy comes in at corner-back in place of the injured Colm Spillane.

Cork’s dual players are committed to hurling this weekend, and Eoin Cadogan starts at wing-back, with Lorcán McLoughlin moving to mid-field in place of Paul Haughney.

Eoin Keane gets a start at centre back, having played with UCC in the Fitzgibbon Cup, Christopher Joyce moving to the bench.

Daniel Kearney replaces Jamie Couglan at wing-forward, and Aidan Walsh starting on the other wing in place of Michael O'Sullivan, who picked up an injury with CIT. Seamus Harnedy moves to centre forward, and Conor Lehane returns from injury to replace Alan Cadogan who will play with Cork’s under-

Cork SH: A Nash; S O'Neill, S McDonnell, K Murphy; E Cadogan; E Keane, W Egan; M Ellis, L McLoughlin; D Kearney, S Harnedy, A Walsh; P Horgan, C Lehane, S Moylan.

Substitutes: D McCarthy, C Joyce, D Cahalane, R O'Shea, J Coughlan, M Cahalane, P Cronin, C McCarthy, B Lawton, B Hartnett, P Haughney.

James Horan has made four changes to the Mayo side that defeated Kerry last weekend in Castlebar for his side’s visit to Mullingar to take on Westmeath in Round 4 of the Allianz Football League. Into the team come Kevin Keane, Donal Vaughan, Enda Varley & Mickey Sweeney in the place of Andy Moran, Shane McHale, Adam Gallagher & Michael Conroy, respectively.

Mayo SF: R Hennelly; B Harrison, G Cafferkey, K Keane; L Keegan, D Vaughan, C Boyle; A O'Shea, J Gibbons; K McLoughlin, J Doherty, K Higgins; E Varley, A Freeman, M Sweeney.

Karl Lacey is named on the Donegal subs bench for Sunday's Allianz FL Division 2 clash with Meath at Ballybofey.

Eamonn McGee comes into the side at number two.

Boss Jim McGuinness has opted to give Lacey a rest as the players continues to recover from the effects of a long-term injury.

Donegal: P Durcan; E McGee, N McGee, R McHugh; F McGlynn, L McLoone, A Thompson; R Kavanagh, M McElhinney; M McHugh, C Toye, O Mac Niallais; C McFadden, M Murphy, D Molloy. 

Kildare senior football manager Jason Ryan has named his starting 15 to face Dublin in Saturday’s round four of the Allianz Football League in Croke Park.

Kildare SF: S Connolly; M O’Grady, M Foley, H McGrillen; K Murnaghan, F Conway, P Cribbin; T Moolick, G White; C McNally, E O’Flaherty, S Hurley; P Brophy, T O’Connor, D Mulhall.

Cork footballers have made four changes to their starting line-up for Sunday's Allianz FL Division 1 clash with Derry at Páirc Ui Rinn - with captain Michael Shields returning to the side.

Shields has recovered from injury and will start at full-back, replacing Eoin Cadogan, who will be involved with the hurlers in the subsequent game with Offaly at the same venue.

Aidan Walsh is also part of Jimmy Barry Murphy's plans this weekend, with Andrew O'Sullivan taking over from him at midfield.

Tomás Clancy moves to corner back in place of the injured Noel Galvin, who picked up a hamstring strain in the win over Dublin, while Tom Clancy (Clonakilty) returns to the team following his recovery from an injury picked up against Kildare on 9 February.

Cork SF: K O'Halloran; A Cronin, M Shields, Tomás Clancy; J Loughrey, Tom Clancy, K O'Driscoll; F Goold, A O'Sullivan; M Collins, P Kerrigan, J O'Rourke; D Goulding, B Hurley, J Hayes.

Fermanagh SF v Roscommon: C Snow; J Woods, T Daly, C Quigley; D McCusker, R McCluskey, C Cullen; E Donnelly, R O'Callaghan; L Cullen, S Quigley, T McElroy; T Corrigan, S Quigley, R Jones.

Sligo SF v Cavan: Aidan Devaney; Ross Donovan, Gareth Ryan, Neil Ewing; David Rooney, Brian Curran, Johnny Kelly; James Kilcullen, Pat Hughes; Eoin McHugh, Mark Breheny, Kevin Mc Donnell; David Kelly, James Hynes, Adrian Marren.

Wexford hurler Andrew Shore will miss the rest of the Allianz League with a broken ankle.

Shore picked up the injury while playing for Leinster in the inter-provincial victory over Connacht last Saturday. 

The news comes as a further blow to manager Liam Dunne ahead of next Sunday's trip to Limerick in Division 1B.

Tomas Waters, Eoin Moore, Richie Kehoe and Ciaran Kenny are also sidelined. 

Wexford hurling squad (vs Limerick): M Fanning; K Rossiter, M O'Hanlon, B Kenny; W Devereux, L Chin, E Martin; D O'Keeffe, H Kehoe; S Tomkins, P Morris, I Byrne; J Guiney, G Moore, L Og McGovern. Substitutes: B O'Connor, L Ryan, E Conroy, J Tonks, R Jacob, B Jordan, C Devitt, J O'Connor.

The Tipperary Senior Football team to play Clare in Sunday's football league division 4 clash is unchanged from the side which defeated London last Sunday at Ruislip.

Tipperary SF: P Fitzgerald; A Campbell, J Coghlan, A Andrew Morrissey; R Kiely, P Acheson, D Leahy; S O'Brien, G Hannigan; P Austin, B Grogan, C McCullagh; B Fox, M Quinlivan, C Sweeney.

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