Johnston starts for Kildare

February 01, 2013

Offaly's Peter Cunningham tackles Seanie Johnston of Kildare during the O'Byrne Cup semi final at Tullamore.
Seanie Johnston will start his first major competitive game for Kildare against All-Ireland champions Donegal.

Johnston joins Tomas O'Connor and John Doyle in the full forward line.

Kieran McGeeney has selected a strong side for Saturday night's league opener.

Kildare (NFL V Donegal): Shane Connolly; Ollie Lyons, Peter Kelly, Hugh McGrillen; Emmet Bolton, Michael Foley, Mikey Conway; Gary White, Padraig O'Neill; Brian Flanagan, Cathal McNally, Eoghan O'Flaherty; Seanie Johnston, Tomas O'Connor, John Doyle.

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