Team news: Galway name single debutant

May 11, 2018

Galway players celebrate with the Liam MacCarthy Cup.
©INPHO/Cathal Noonan.

Galway hurling manager Micheál Donoghue has revealed his selection for tomorrow evening's Leinster senior hurling championship opener against Offaly in Tullamore.

Killimordaly clubman Brian Concannon will make his championship debut for the All-Ireland champions at left corner-forward while James Skehill starts in between the posts.

Those are the only two changes Donoghue has made from the team which started against Waterford at Croke Park last September.

Daithi Burke is named at full-back while David Burke captains the side from midfield and 'Hurler of the Year' Joe Canning starts on 'the 40'.

Throw-in at O'Connor Park is at 7pm.

Galway (Leinster SHC v Offaly): James Skehill; Adrian Tuohy, Daithi Burke, John Hanbury; Padraig Mannion, Gearoid McInerney, Aidan Harte; Johnny Coen, David Burke; Cathal Mannion, Joe Canning, Joseph Cooney; Conor Whelan, Conor Cooney, Brian Concannon.

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