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GAA teams: Dean Rock replaces Bernard Brogan on the Dublin team to play Wexford in Leinster SFC semi-final

Updated: Friday, 27 Jun 2014 22:30 | Comments

Dean Rick in from the start against Wexford Darragh Fives returns to the Déise starting XV
Dean Rick in from the start against Wexford Darragh Fives returns to the Déise starting XV

Dean Rock replaces Bernard Brogan in the Dublin team to face Wexford in Sunday's Leinster SFC semi-final at Croke Park.

Brogan has been struggling with a hamstring injury.

Two other changes from the team that beat Laois on 8 June sees Kevin Nolan replace Darren Daly in the half-back line and Kevin McManamon take over from Eoghan O'Gara at number 15. 

Dublin: S Cluxton; P McMahon, R O'Carroll, J Cooper; J McCarthy, N Devereux, K Nolan; MD Macauley, C O'Sullivan; P Flynn, P Andrews, D Connolly; A Brogan, D Rock, K McManamon. 

Wexford: S Roche; R Tierney, G Molloy, C Carty; M Furlong, B Malone, A Flynn; D Waters, P Byrne; M O'Regan, PJ Banville, J Holmes; C Lyng, B Brosnan, K O'Grady.

Meath will be without Mickey Newman for Sunday's Leinster SFC semi-final against Kildare at Croke Park.

A hamstring injury rules Newman out. Bryan Menton, however, has recovered from a thumb injury that saw him miss the Carlow and he will line out at midfield alongside Brian Meade. 

As a result, Shane O'Rourke switches to number 11.

Tommy Moolick moves from centre-half forward to midfield in a switch with Sean Hurley on the Kildare team . 

Kildare: M Donnellan, H McGrillen, M Foley, E Bolton; O Lyons, F Conway, K Cribbin; T Moolick, P O'Neill; C McNally, E Callaghan, S Hurley; N Kelly, P Fogarty, P Brophy.

James McCartan has rung the changes for Down ahead of their clash with Leitrim in the qualifiers in Newry.

Michael Cunningham comes in for Brendan McVeigh in goal. Niall Donnelly and Darren O'Hagan replace Dan McCartan and Ryan Boyle in the full-back line.

Peter Turley gets a recall and will partner Dan Gordon in midfield. Jerome Johnston is the player to make way. Benny Coulter is in from the start and will line out at number ten. Kevin McKernan makes the switch to left half-back.

Down: M Cunningham; B McArdle, N Donnelly, D O'Hagan; C Garvey, A Carr, K McKernan; D Gordon, P Turley; B Coulter, C Maginn, M Poland; D O'Hare, N Madine, C Laverty

Meath: P O'Rourke; C Young, K Reilly (capt), M Burke; P Harnan, D Keogan, D Carroll; B Meade, B Menton; D Tobin, S O'Rourke, A Tormey; G Reilly, S Bray, B McMahon.  

Waterford boss Derek McGrath opts for two changes to his side for the All-Ireland SHC round 1 qualifier against Laois in Dungarvan on Saturday at 7pm.

After recovering from injury, Darragh Fives returns to the fold at right half-back. Up front, Ryan Donnelly comes into the full-forward line.

Laois have opted for no change to the team that was narrowly defeated by Galway in the Leinster quarter-final.

Waterford: S O'Keeffe; S Fives, L Lawlor, N Connors; D Fives, M Walsh (capt), T Burke; K Moran, S O'Sullivan; J Dillon, P Mahony, A Gleeson; R Donnelly, S Walsh, C Dunford.

Laois: E Reilly; JA Delaney, B Campion, B Stapleton; J Fitzpatrick, M Whelan, T Delaney; D Palmer, J Walsh; J Campion, W Hyland, S Maher; N Foyle, C Dwyer, T Fitzgerald. 

Tyrone show four changes in personnel from the side that lost to Monaghan for Saturday's All-Ireland round 1B qualifier against Louth at Healy Park.

PJ Quinn, Emmett McKenna, Shay McGuigan, making his championship debut and Connor McAliskey replace Justin McMahon, Conan Grugan, Martin Penrose and Ronan O'Neill respectively.

Tyrone: N Morgan; A McCrory, R McNamee, PJ Quinn; R McNabb, M Donnelly, P Harte; C Cavanagh, S Cavanagh; E McKenna, Shay McGuigan, Ciaran McGinley; D McCurry, S O'Neill, C McAliskey.

Cavan manager Terry Hyland has also made four changes as his side bid to get their season back on track when they meet Westmeath at Breffni Park on Saturday at 3pm.

In comes Joshua Hayes who impressed at corner-back throughout the league along with Cavan Gaels club men Robert Maloney-Derham and the experienced Michael Lyng.

Michael Argue who made his senior debut in last year's qualifier also gets the nod having impressed throughout the U-21 campaign.

Making way are Feargal Flanagan, Dara McVeety, Killian Brady and Eugene Keating.

Cavan: C Gilsenan; J MacLaughlin, R Dunne, A Clarke; J Hayes, J McEnroe, RM Derham; D O'Reilly, G McKiernan; M Argue, M Lyng, N McDermott; J Brady, D Givney, M Reilly.

Monaghan have named their team to face Armagh in the Ulster SFC semi-final in Clones on Saturday, throw-in 7pm.

Monaghan: R Beggan; K Duffy, D Wyle, C Walshe; D Moone, V Corey, F Kelly; D Clerkin, D Hughes; R Wyle, C McGuinness, P McKenna; D Malone, K Hughes, C McManus.

Wexford: S Roche; R Tierney, G Molloy, C Carty; M Furlong, B Malone, A Flynn; D Waters, P Byrne; M O'Regan, PJ Banville, J Holmes; C Lyng, B Brosnan, K O'Grady.

Offaly shows five changes from the side that lost heavily to Kilkenny in the Leinster quarter-final for their visit to Ballycastle to take on Antrim in round 1 of the A|ll-Ireland qualifiers.

Chris McDonald, Kevin Brady, Ger Healion, David Kenny and Colin Egan replace James Rigney (injured), Barry Harding, Derek Morkan, Peter Geraghty and Kevin Connolly. 

Antrim beat Offaly at Ballycastle in a league relegation play-off in March. 

Antrim: C O'Connell; O McGadden, C McKinley, A Graffin; S McCrory, N McAuley, N McManus; T McCann, J McGreevy; C Carson, P Shiels, C McCann; D Hamill, C Clarke, PJ O Connell.

Offaly: J Dempsey; N Wynne, R Hannify, C McDonald; K Brady, G Healion, C Parlon; C Mahon, S Ryan; S Dooley, D Kenny, C Egan; B Carroll, D Currams, J Bergin (capt)

Watch live TV coverage Leinster SFC semi-finals Kildare v Meath, throw-in 2pm, and Dublin v Wexford, throw-in 4pm (Sunday 29 June, RTÉ 1 and RTE.ie, Ireland only, from 1.40pm).
Listen to live Radio coverage All-Ireland SFC qualifiers and Kilkenny v Galway in the Leinster SHC semi-final replay, throw-in 7pm (Saturday 28 June, RTÉ Radio 1 and RTE.ie from 2.45 pm).
Listen to live Radio coverage Leinster SFC semi-finals Kildare v Meath, throw-in 2pm, and Dublin v Wexford, throw-in 4pm (Sunday 29 June, RTÉ Radio 1 and RTE.ie from 2pm).

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