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Don O'Driscoll starts for Cork footballers in McGrath Cup

Tuesday, 10th January, 2017 2:29pm
Don O'Driscoll starts for Cork footballers in McGrath Cup

Don O'Driscoll, Clann na nGael.

Don O'Driscoll starts for Cork footballers in McGrath Cup

Don O'Driscoll, Clann na nGael.

BY DENIS HURLEY

DON O’Driscoll of Clann na nGael is in line to make his senior debut for Cork, having been named as a substitute for tomorrow night’s McGrath Cup opener against Tipperary in Dr Morris Park (7.30pm).

The Drimoleague native impressed for Cork U21s last year. Two other members of that team, John Mullins and Cian Dorgan, will start while Kieran Histon is a sub.

Kevin Davis of O’Donovan Rossa is also a sub and his clubmate Ryan Price starts in goal with the returning Ken O’Halloran on the bench. Ruairí Deane partners Ian Maguire at midfield while Kevin O’Driscoll is at wing-forward and his brother Brian is a sub.

CORK (SF v Tipperary): Ryan Price (O’Donovan Rossa); Michael Shields (St Finbarr’s), John Mullins (Éire Óg), John McLoughlin (Kanturk); Stephen Cronin (Nemo Rangers), Conor Dorman (Bishopstown), Matthew Taylor (Mallow); Ian Maguire (St Finbarr’s), Ruairí Deane (Bantry Blues); Seán Powter (Douglas), Mark Collins (Castlehaven), Kevin O’Driscoll (Tadhg Mac Cárthaigh); Niall Coakley (St Jude’s, Dublin), Peter Kelleher (Kilmichael), Cian Dorgan (Ballincollig). Subs: Ken O’Halloran (Bishopstown), Brian O’Driscoll (Tadhg Mac Cárthaigh), Don O’Driscoll (Clann na nGael), Kevin Davis (O’Donovan Rossa), Kieran Histon (Cobh), Pádraig de Róiste (Fermoy).

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