Kerry Team To Face Cork Announced As McCabe To Captain County This Year

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Kilmoyley captain Aidan McCabe, pictured here with the Neilus Flynn trophy last September, will captain Kerry this year. Photo by Gavin O’Connor

THE Kerry senior hurling team to play Cork on Sunday in the Co-op Munster Senior Hurling League Round 1 game has been announced.

The team – which will be new manager Fintan O’Connor’s first competitive match in charge – will be captained by Aiden McCabe who has been nominated by his Club Kilmoyley to captain Kerry in the coming year.

The 29 year old captained Kilmoyley to the Senior County Title in 2016 to win his third County Championship medal.  The team is;

1 Aiden McCabe    (C)            Kilmoyley

2 Billy Lyons                           Causeway

3 Rory Horgan                        St Brendans

4 Sean Weir                            Crotta O’Neills

5 James O’Connor                  Abbeydorney

6 Darren Dineen                    St Brendans

7 Tomás O’Connor                 Crotta O’Neills

8 Daniel Collins                       Kilmoyley

9 Paudie O’Connor                Kilmoyley

10 Micheal O’Leary                Abbeydorney

11 Mikey Boyle                      Ballyduff

12 Brendan O’Leary               Abbeydorney

13 Jack Goulding                     Ballyduff

14 Shane Nolan                       Crotta O’Neills

15 John Egan                          St Brendans

Fir Ionaid:

16 Martin Stackpoole           Lixnaw

17Padraig Boyle                     Ballyduff

18 Jordan Conway                 Crotta O’Neills

19 Liam Mullins                      Lixnaw

20 Stephen Murphy              Causeway

21 Jordan Brick                      Kilmoyley

22 Thomas Casey                   Causeway

23 Fionán Horgan                  St Brendans

24 James Godley                    Kilmoyley

25 John Griffin                       Lixnaw

26 Philp Lucid                        Ballyheigue

The following players were unavailable for selection due to injury or otherwise:

Keith Carmody                       Causeway

Bryan Murphy                         Causeway

Colum Harty                           Causeway

Paud Costello                          Ballyduff

Jason Diggins                          Causeway

John Buckley                          Lixnaw

Pa Kelly                                  Clarecastle

Darragh Shanahan                   Lixnaw

Mike Milner                            Dr Crokes

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