Team news: Royals ready for O'Byrne Cup local derby

May 12, 2018

Meath manager Andy McEntee congratulates Mickey Burke.
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Meath manager Andy McEntee and his selectors have named a strong side for tomorrow's O'Byrne Cup final  against Westmeath.

The Royal County will use the game to put the finishing touches to their preparations for their upcoming Leinster SFC quarter-final against Longford which is scheduled to be played on Sunday, May 27.

With the exception of regular defender Mickey Burke being named in the half-forward line, there is a familiar look about the starting 15.

Newcomer Shane Glynn of Wolfe Tones has been handed the number four jersey while Sean Curran and Cian O'Brien have both recovered from long term injuries and have been named on the bench.

Throw-in at TEG Cusack Park is timed for 3pm.

Meath (O'Byrne Cup final v Westmeath) - Andrew Colgan; Seamus Lavin, Conor McGill, Shane Glynn; James McEntee, Donal Keogan, Shane McEntee; Bryan Menton, Paddy Kennelly; Eamon Wallace, Ben Brennan, Mickey Burke; Cillian O'Sullivan, Graham Reilly, Donal Lenihan. Subs: David Gallagher, Adam Flanagan, Thomas O'Reilly, Bryan McMahon, Daniel O'Neill, Joey Wallace, Conor Dempsey, Luke Martyn, Sean Curran, Cian O'Brien, Mark McCabe.

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