Cork, Mayo and Galway name unchanged sides for quarter-finals

Tomás O’Connor and Eoghan O’Flaherty to start for Kildare in qualifier against Monaghan

Kildare manager Jason Ryan has opted to relegate Pádraig Fogarty to the bench and start with Tomás O’Connor for Saturday evening’s qualifier against Monaghan at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Kildare manager Jason Ryan has opted to relegate Pádraig Fogarty to the bench and start with Tomás O’Connor for Saturday evening’s qualifier against Monaghan at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho


Cork and Mayo have named unchanged teams for Sunday’s All-Ireland football quarter-final at Croke Park, while Galway also name the same XV again for their clash with Kerry as part of the double header.

Cork manager Brian Cuthbert has stuck with same 15 that beat Sligo last Saturday, having made six changes from the team that lost to Kerry in the Munster final. However John Hayes and Donncha O’Connor are back among the substitutes, while under-21 standout Seán Kiely is added to the panel.

Mayo announced their side on Friday morning, with manager James Horan sticking with the side that claimed a fourth consecutive Connacht SFC title against Galway .

The Tribesmen face Kerry with the same 15 that beat Tipperary last Saturday, with centre back Gary O’Donnell fit to start.

Kildare manager Jason Ryan has made some switches to his team for Saturday evening’s qualifier against Monaghan at Croke Park, with forwards Tomás O’Connor and Eoghan O’Flaherty coming in for Gary White and Pádraig Fogarty. Mick Foley also comes into the defence in place of Emmet Bolton.

Monaghan have named an unchanged side from that which lost the Ulster final against Donegal.

CORK (SF v Mayo): Ken O’Halloran; James Loughrey, Eoin Cadogan, Noel Galvin; Michael Shields, Thomas Clancy, Brian O’Driscoll; Ian Maguire, Aidan Walsh; Paul Kerrigan, Mark Collins, Colm O’Driscoll; Colm O’Neill, Brian Hurley, Donal ÓIg Hodnett.

MAYO: Robert Hennelly; Chris Barrett, Ger Cafferkey, Keith Higgins; Lee Keegan, Colm Boyle, Donal Vaughan; Barry Moran, Seamus O’Shea; Kevin McLoughlin, Aidan O’Shea, Jason Doherty; Cillian O’Connor, Andy Moran (capt), Alan Dillon.

GALWAY (SF v Kerry) Tomás Healy; Donal O’Neill, Finian Hanley, Joss Moore; Gareth Bradshaw, Gary O’Donnell, Paul Varley, Fiontán O’Curraoin, Thomas Flynn, Michael Lundy, Shane Walsh, James Kavanagh, Michael Martin, Paul Conroy (Capt), Danny Cummins. KILDARE (SF v Monaghan): Mark Donnellan; Ciaran Fitzpatrick, Michael Foley, Mick O’Grady; Ollie Lyons, Fergal Conway, Keith Cribbin; Tommy Moolick, Padraig O’Neill; Cathal McNally, Niall Kelly, Eamonn Callaghan; Alan Smith, Tomás O’Connor, Eoghan O’Flaherty. MONAGHAN: Rory Beggan; Ryan Wylie, Drew Wylie, Colin Walshe; Dessie Mone, Vinny Corey, Fintan Kelly; Dick Clerkin, Darren Hughes; Paudie McKenna, Stephen Gollogly, Paul Finlay; Dermot Malone, Kieran Hughes, Conor McManus.

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