It’s all systems go for Offaly GAA at present and both senior inter-county teams are in action this Sunday.
After a big win over Meath in the opening round, our hurlers host Kerry in Round 2 of the Allianz Hurling League at Bord na Mona O’Connor Park. Kerry have enjoyed the upper-hand over Offaly in recent years and also got off to a winning start last Sunday against Down.
The game will be streamed live by Offaly GAA’s Faithful TV for €5 via this link:
Meanwhile, the footballers make the long journey to Aughrim for their Round 1 game in the Allianz League. The match will also be streamed live for €5 and can be accessed through this link:
Michael Fennelly was forced to make two changes to the hurling team, with Joey Keenaghan and Paddy Delaney ruled out as a result of injuries sustained versus Meath.
The team is: Conor Clancy; Jordan Quinn, Ciaran Burke, Damien Egan; Brian Watkins, Ben Conneely (captain), Killian Sampson; Leon Fox, Ross Ravenhill; Shane Kinsella, Oisin Kelly, Brian Duignan; Liam Langton, Adrian Hynes, Eoghan Cahill.
John Maughan has handed a debut to Cappincur’s Bill Carroll for the football game versus Aughrim, while Joe Maher of Ferbane lines out at full forward.
The team is: Paddy Dunican; Declan Hogan, Eoin Rigney, Niall Darby; Colm Doyle, Johnny Moloney, Jordan Hayes; Peter Cunningham, Eoin Carroll; Bill Carroll, David Dempsey, Anton Sullivan; Bernard Allen, Joe Maher, Ruairi McNamee.