MATTHEW Fitzpatrick has been handed his Championship debut after being named in Antrim’s first 15 for Sunday’s Ulster preliminary round match against Fermanagh at Brewster Park.
The management team of Gearoid Adams and Frank Fitzsimmons have also been boosted by the availability of Kevin Niblock, who had been suffering from tonsillitis.
Antrim (USFC v Fermanagh): C Kerr; K O’Boyle, R Johnston, N Delargy; P McBride, M Johnston, J Laverty; N McKeever, C Murray; M Fitzpatrick, K Niblock, J Carron; B Neeson, M McCann, T McCann
ANTRIM skipper James Laverty sees no reason why they can’t summon the spirit of 2009 in Sunday’s Ulster Championship...
MATTHEW Fitzpatrick has been named in the Antrim starting 15 for Sunday's Ulster Championship quarter-final with Donegal in Ballybofey.