Team news: Graham includes four debutants

January 24, 2020

Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney and Cavan manager Mickey Graham. ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne.

Cavan manager Mickey Graham has named four debutants for his side's Division 2 opener tomorrow evening.

Corner-back Paddy Meade (Kingscourt), centre-back Benjamin Kelly (Templeport), midfielder Evan Fortune (Cavan Gaels) and centre-forward Simon Cadden (Ramor United) will make their Allianz League bows against Armagh at the Athletic Grounds.

In all, there are seven survivors from the side which started the Ulster SFC semi-final replay victory over the Orchard County seven months ago.

Cavan (Allianz FL Division 2 v Armagh): Raymond Galligan; Paddy Meade, Padraig Faulkner, Luke Fortune; Ciaran Brady, Benjamin Kelly, Oisin Kiernan; Killian Brady, Evan Fortune; Stephen Smith, Simon Cadden, Niall Murray; Martin Reilly, Gearoid McKiernan, Conor Madden.

Subs: Liam Brady, Gerard Smith, Paul Gilcreest, Chris Conroy, Bryan Magee, Oisin Pierson, Conor Smith, Evan Doughty, James Smith, Liam Buchanan, Ryan Connolly.

The Allianz Football and Hurling Leagues are back this weekend and so is the Hogan Stand Match Tracker. Join us on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon for live score and updates from the opening rounds.

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