Red Hand return for Murphy

February 28, 2013

Tyrone's Michael Murphy. INPHO
Michael Murphy will make his first start of the year for Tyrone against All-Ireland champions Donegal on Sunday.

Murphy will partner Sean Cavanagh at midfield while Conor Clarke, who played in the middle versus Mayo lines out at full back.

Omagh clubman Clarke replaces the injured Conor Gormley.

Matthew Donnelly returns to the half forward line ahead of Plunkett Kane after missing the Mayo game because of illness.

Tyrone (NFL V Donegal): Niall Morgan; Aidan McCrory, Conor Clarke, Justin McMahon; Ryan McKenna, Joe McMahon, Ronan McNamee; Michael Murphy, Sean Cavanagh; Patrick McNiece, Peter Harte, Matthew Donnelly; Conor McAlliskey, Stephen O'Neill, Mark Donnelly.

Subs: Pascal McConnell, Aidan Cassidy, Colm Cavanagh, Kyle Coney, Conor Gormley, Plunkett Kane, Cathal McCarron, Darren McCurry, Ciaran McGinley, Ronan O'Neill, Martin Penrose.

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