Team news: Hampsey is new Red Hands captain

May 14, 2021

Tyrone's Padraig Hampsey with Niall Kelly. ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson.

Padraig Hampsey will captain the Tyrone senior footballers for the first time in tomorrow's 2021 Allianz Football League opener against Ulster rivals Donegal at Healy Park.

Feargal Logan and Brian Dooher confirmed the Coalisland Na Fianna clubman's appointment in the team announcement as the joint managers take charge of their first match of the post-Mickey Harte era. Hampsey, who made his senior debut in 2016, takes over the captaincy from Mattie Donnelly.

Tyrone (Allianz FL Division 1 v Donegal): Niall Morgan; Rory Brennan, Ronan McNamee, Padraig Hampsey; Michael Cassidy, Peter Harte, Michael O’Neill; Frank Burns, Brian Kennedy; Paul Donaghy, Mattie Donnelly, Conor Meyler; Kieran McGeary, Conor McKenna, Richard Donnelly.

Subs: Benny Gallen, Mark Bradley, Lee Brennan, Darragh Canavan, Declan McClure, Darren McCurry, Hugh Pat McGeary, Michael McKernan, Cormac Munroe, Liam Rafferty, Niall Sludden.

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