Two debuts in Limerick football team for Laois league opener

Jerome O'Connell

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Two debuts in Limerick football team for Laois league opener

Limerick football manager Billy Lee

LIMERICK football manager Billy Lee has named two debuts in his team to play Laois in round one of the Allianz Football League.

Limerick travel to Portlaoise to play Laois this Saturday (7.00) in the first of seven games in Division Four.

Making their competitive senior debuts will be Adare’s David Connolly and Jim Liston of Gerald Griffins – both played in the Munster U-21 football championship last season.

While their is much change to the 33-man panel for 2018, Saturday’s team to play Laois includes 10 players that played against Wexford in the All Ireland SFC Qualifier last Summer – Donal O’Sullivan, Sean O’Dea, Garret Noonan; Paul White, Brian Fanning, Darragh Treacy, Peter Nash, Danny Neville, Jamie Lee and Padraig Scanlan.

LIMERICK: Donal O’Sullivan (Monaleen); Garrett Noonan (Dromcollogher-Broadford), Sean O’Dea (Kilteely-Dromkeen), David Connolly (Adare); Paul White (Rathkeale), Cillian Fahy (Dromcollogher-Broadford), Jim Liston (Gerald Griffins); Darragh Treacy (St Kierans), Brian Fanning (Pallasgreen); Daniel Daly (Fr Caseys), Peter Nash (Kildimo-Pallaskenry), Danny Neville (Ballysteen); Tony McCarthy (Kildimo-Pallaskenry), Padraig Scanlon (Glin), Jamie Lee (Newcastle West). Subs: James Brouder (Mountcollins), Shane Doherty (Adare), Edward Sheehy (Granagh-Ballingarry), Colm McSweeney (Gerald Griffins ), David Ward (Fr Caseys), Tommy Griffin (Gerald Griffins), Seamus O’Carroll (Castleknock, Dublin), Robbie Bourke (Adare), Sean McSweeney (St Kierans), Padraig De Brún (Firies, Kerry), Kieran Daly (Na Piarsaigh).