Team news: Faithful returnees go straight into starting 15

June 08, 2018

Offaly's Johnny Moloney.
©INPHO/Bryan Keane.

Returnees Johnny Moloney and Brian Darby go straight into the Offaly starting 15 to face Antrim in the All-Irelanf SFC qualifiers at O'Connor Park tomorrow.

Moloney - who quit the panel under axed manager Stephen Wallace - has been named at midfield where he partners his Tullamore club-mate Michael Brazil.

Meanwhile, Rhode stalwart Darby joins his brother Niall in defence having been coaxed out of retirement by the new interim management team which is led by Paul Rouse.

Offaly (All-Ireland SFC v Antrim): Alan Mulhall; Brian Darby, James Lalor, Sean Pender; Declan Hogan, Paul McConway, Niall Darby; Michael Brazil, Johnny Moloney; Cian Donohue, Shane Nally, Conor McNamee; Nigel Dunne, Anton Sullivan, Bernard Allen.

Follow our match tracker this weekend for a feast of action in both the football and hurling championships with live coverage from 15 games across both codes.



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