Brosnan and Donaghy to team up at midfield

March 01, 2013

Kerry's Donncha Walsh
Éamonn Fitzmaurice has made wholesale changes to his Kerry team that will play Kildare in the third round of the Allianz NFL.

Shane Enright, Kieran Donaghy, Donnchadh Walsh and Dr Crokes trio Eoin Brosnan, Johnny Buckley and Kieran O'Leary come into the fold.

Donaghy and Brosnan form a new look midfield while Donnchadh Walsh returns after a long layoff with a hip/groin injury.

Shane Enright takes Peter Crowley's place in the full back line. Anthony Maher, James Walsh, Michael Geaney, Michael O'Donoghue and Patrick Curtin also make way.

Maher is recovering from a calf injury he picked up against Dublin.

A host of other players are unavailable for the Kingdom including Bryan Sheehan, Declan O'Sullivan, Colm Cooper and Paul Galvin.

Kerry (NFL V Kildare); Brendan Kealy; Marc Ó Sé, Aidan O'Mahony, Shane Enright; Jonathan Lyne, Tomás Ó Sé, Killian Young; Kieran Donaghy, Eoin Brosnan; Darran O'Sullivan, Donnchadh Walsh, Johnny Buckley; Kieran O'Leary, James O'Donoghue, Barry John Keane.

Subs: Brian Kelly, Peter Crowley, Michael Geaney, Michael O'Donoghue, Patrick Curtin, Fionn Fitzgerald, Brian Maguire, Andrew Garnett, David Moran, Mark Griffin, Brian Looney.

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