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Tyrone make six changes for league opener in Killarney

Tyrone have made six changes for their trip to Fitzgerald Stadium to take on Kerry in the first round of the Allianz National League. 

Mattie Donnelly returns to the starting line up for the first time since last September’s, All Ireland Final loss to Dublin.

Michael McKernan, David Mulgrew and Brian Kennedy return to the side after missing last Saturday night’s Dr McKenna Cup Final win against Armagh.

The three were part of the Ulster University side which travelled to Kerry to beat Tralee IT to claim a spot in the Quarter-Final of the Sigerson Cup.

Hugh Pat McGeary and Rory Brennan are the other changes as Ciaran McLaughlin, Aidan McCrory, Michael Cassidy, Conan Grugan, Ronan O’Neill and Conall McCann drop out of the team.

The Tyrone team and panel is as follows: 

  1. Niall Morgan
  2. Liam Rafferty
  3. Ronan McNamee
  4. Hugh Pat McGeary
  5. Tiernan McCann
  6. Rory Brennan
  7. Michael McKernan
  8. Brian Kennedy
  9. Declan McClure
  10. Matthew Donnelly
  11. Peter Harte
  12. Niall Sludden
  13. Darren McCurry
  14. David Mulgrew
  15. Cathal McShane
  16. Benny Gallen
  17. Lee Brennan
  18. Darragh Canavan
  19. Kyle Coney
  20. Conan Grugan
  21. Conall McCann
  22. Aidan McCrory
  23. Ben McDonnell
  24. Kieran McGeary
  25. Ciaran McLaughlin
  26. Conor Meyler

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