Fitzgerald named Kildare hurling captain

January 12, 2019

Kildare's Martin Fitzgerald reaches out for possession

Martin Fitzgerald has been appointed Kildare senior hurling captain for the coming year.

The Ardclough clubman will skipper the Lilywhites from centre back in tomorrow's Kehoe Cup semi-final against Antrim at Abbotstown. Naas' Brian Byrne is the vice-captain.

Kildare manager David Herity has made two changes to the team that defeated Wicklow last weekend with James Dolan and Ryan Casey coming in for Conor Gordon and Reece Gavin respectively.

Kildare (SH v Antrim): Mark Doyle; Cathal Derivan, John Doran, James Dolan; Sean Christiansen, Martin Fitzgerald (captain), Diarmuid Cahill; Paul Divilly, Aran Kelly; Barry Cormack, Brian Byrne, Bernard Deay; Conor Dowling, Caolan Smith, Ryan Casey.


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