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GAA teams: Ellis and Cahalane to start for Rebels

Updated: Friday, 11 Jul 2014 21:26 | Comments

Mark Ellis will start for Cork after overcoming injury Justin McMahon replaces the injured Peter Harte Chris Barrett replaces the injured Tom Cunniffe
Mark Ellis will start for Cork after overcoming injury Justin McMahon replaces the injured Peter Harte Chris Barrett replaces the injured Tom Cunniffe

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Mickey Harte and his selectors have made three changes to the Tyrone team that defeated Louth for their qualifier clash with Armagh on Sunday.

Justin McMahon replaces the injured Peter Harte, Kyle Coney replaces Shay McGuigan and Niall McKenna replaces Stephen O'Neill.

Tyrone (v Armagh): N Morgan; A McCrory, R McNamee, PJ Quinn; R McNabb, M Donnelly, J McMahon; C Cavanagh, S Cavanagh; E McKenna, K Coney, C McGinley; D McCurry, N McKenna, C McAliskey.

Mayo defender Chris Barrett will make his first competitive start since last year’s All-Ireland final in Sunday’s Connacht final against Galway.  

The Belmullet man replaces the injured Tom Cunniffe, who is suffering from an Achilles injury.

Fit-again Barry Moran replaces Conor O'Shea and moves to midfield with Aidan O'Shea taking up the vacant No.11 spot in the half-forward line.

After impressing off the bench in the semi-final win over Roscommon, captain Andy Moran and Alan Dillon come into the side in place of Diarmuid O'Connor and Alan Freeman for the MacHale Park clash (2pm, live on RTÉ Two). 

Mayo (v Galway): R Hennelly; C Barrett, G Cafferkey, K Higgins; L Keegan, C Boyle, D Vaughan; S O'Shea, B Moran; K McLoughlin, A O'Shea, J Doherty; C O'Connor, A Moran, A Dillon. 

There are two changes on the Galway team to face Mayo in the Connacht SFC final.

Joss Moore in the full-back line and Paul Conroy at corner foward come into the side in place of Anogus Tierney and Michael Martin.

Galway: M Breathnach; D O'Neill, F Hanley, J Moore; G Bradshaw, G O'Donnell, P Varley; F O'Curraoin, T Flynn; M Lundy, S Walsh, D Comer; P Conroy, E Hoare, D Cummins

Limerick have named their team for their All-Ireland SFC Round 3B clash away to Sligo at Markievicz Park on Saturday, throw-in 4pm.

Limerick: B Scanlon; M O Riordan, J McCarthy, S O'Dea; I Corbett, P Browne, P Ranahan; T Lee, J Galvin; D Tracey, D Neville, S Buckley; G Collins, K Phair, I Ryan.

Down show no changes from the side that easily beat Leitrim for their Round 3A qualifier against Kildare in Newry on Sunday.

Down (Kildare): M Cunningham; D McCartan, N Donnelly, D O'Hagan; C McCartan, C Garvey, K McKernan;  Gordon, P Turley; B Coulter, C Maginn, M Poland; D O'Hare, N Madine, C Laverty

In-form Tipperary have made just one change for their testing qualifier trip to Laois on Saturday.

Ian Fahey comes into the side that so impressively dismissed Longford at centre-forward, with Peter Acheson moving to wing-back in place of John Coghlan.

Tipperary (v Laois): P Fitzgerald; G Mulhair, P Codd, C McDonald; C O’Riordan, R Kiely, P Acheson; S O’Brien, G Hannigan; P Austin, I Fahey, B Fox; C Sweeney, M Quinlivan, B Grogan.     

Meanwhile, Laois have made two changes in personnel.

Darren Strong comes back into the side at half-back having missed out to Robbie Kehoe for Laois’ game against Wicklow.

In the other change, Damien O’Connor comes in at corner-forward.

There is no place in the starting XV for MJ Tierney, who made an impact having come on as a substitute against Wicklow.

Laois (v Tipperary): G Brody; P McMahon, P Begley, P O'Leary; D Strong, R Kehoe, C Begley; K Meaney, J O'Loughlin; C Meredith, B Sheehan, N Donoher; R Munnelly, D Kingston, D O'Connor.      

Cavan  have made two switches from the side that narrowly ended Westmeath's championship hopes.

Feargal Flanagan returns at corner-back following a one-match suspension while Eugene Keating has claimed the full-forward berth ahead of David Givney.      

Cavan (v Roscommon): C Gilsenan, J McLoughlin, R Dunne, F Flanagan; J Hayes, J McEnroe, R Maloney-Derham; D O'Reilly, G McKiernan; M Argue, M Lyng, N McDermott; J Brady, E Keating, M Reilly.

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Defenders Damien Cahalane and Mark Ellis will start for Cork in Sunday's Munster SHC against Limerick at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, throw-in 4pm.

Cahalane (heel) and Ellis (wrist) have overcome their respective injuries and will take their places in a side that shows no changes from that which started against Clare in the semi-final.

Cork: A Nash; S O'Neill, D Cahalane, S McDonnell; C Joyce, M Ellis, L McLoughlin; D Kearney, A Walsh; C Lehane, B Cooper, S Harnedy; A Cadogan, P Cronin, P Horgan.

Limerick, for their part, make one change from the team that defeated Tipperary. David Breen replaces Sean Tobin at corner-forward.

Limerick: N Quaid; T Condon, R McCarthy, S Hickey; P O'Brien, W McNamara, G O'Mahony; J Ryan, P Bowne; D Hannon D O'Grady S Dowling; G Mulcahy, K Downes, D Breen.

The Offaly team to play Tipperary in the All-Ireland SHC qualifier Round 2 clash shows one change that narrowly defeated Antrim in the previous round.

Emmett Nolan gets his first taste of championship action at the expense of Ger Healion in the half-back line.

Offaly: J Dempsey; N Wynne, R Hannify, C McDonald; E Nolan, K Brady, C Parlon; S Ryan, D Currams; J Bergin, C Mahon, C Egan; B Carroll, D Kenny, S Dooley.

Tipperary have made one change from the side that beat Galway, with Kieran Bergin reclaiming his place in midfield from Ronan Maher.

Padraic Maher is again named at full-back despite being given a roasting in the anchor role by Galway's Johnny Glynn.

Conor O'Mahony is not expected to be risked after missing the victory over the Tribesmen with a back injury.

Tipperary (v Offaly): D Gleeson; P Stapleton, Padraic Maher, M Cahill; C Barrett, J Barry, B Maher; K Bergin, J Woodlock; G Ryan, Patrick Maher, J O’Dwyer; N McGrath, S Callanan, L Corbett.

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