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Brogan and Kilkenny back as Dublin make six changes while there's new four new Cork faces

Cork have the tough task of travelling to Croke Park tomorrow night.

Updated 21.25pm

BERNARD BROGAN IS back in the Dublin starting team for tomorrow night’s Allianz football league clash against Cork.

Bernard Brogan with James Loughrey Bernard Brogan returns to the Dublin team for Cork clash Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Brogan is named at corner-forward in a team that also sees Brian Fenton handed a starting place at midfield and Ciaran Kilkenny come into the attack.

Johnny Cooper and Eric Lowndes are brought into defence while Michael Savage is handed the chance to impress in goal.

Stephen Cluxton, Michael Fitzsimons, John Small, Denis Bastick, Tomas Brady and Dean Rock are the players to make way.

Opponents Cork have made four changes for the game as they seek to recover from last Sunday’s hammering at the hands of Roscommon.

Peadar Healy Peadar Healy will be hoping for a response from his Cork team. Source: Ken Sutton/INPHO

Micheál Aodh Martin starts in goal while Jamie O’Sullivan comes in at centre-back.

Kevin O’Driscoll is drafted in at midfield while Sean Kiely gets the nod to start at right half-forward.

Ken O’Halloran, Michael Shields, Andrew O’Sullivan and Mark Collins are the players to make way as they drop to the bench.

​Dublin

1. Michael Savage (St Vincent’s)

2. Philly McMahon (Ballymun Kickhams)
3. Johnny Cooper (Na Fianna)
4. David Byrne (Naomh Olaf)

5. James McCarthy (Ballymun Kickhams)
6. Cian O’Sullivan (Kilmacud Crokes)
7. Eric Lowndes (St Peregrines)

8. Brian Fenton (Raheny)
9. Emmet Ó Conghaile (Lucan Sarsfields)

10. Paul Flynn (Fingallians)
11. Diarmuid Connolly (St Vincent’s)
12. Ciaran Kilkenny (Castleknock)

13. Cormac Costello (Whitehall Colmcille)
14. Paddy Andrews (St Brigid’s)
15. Bernard Brogan (St Oliver Plunkett’s-Eoghand Ruadh)

Cork

1. MicheÁl Aodh Martin (Nemo Rangers)

2. Colm O’Driscoll (Tadhg MacCarthaigh)
3. Eoin Cadogan (Douglas)
4. James Loughrey (Mallow)

5. Tomas Clancy (Fermoy)
6. Jamie O’Sullivan (Bishopstown)
7. Brian O’Driscoll (Tadhg MacCarthaigh)

8. Kevin O’Driscoll (Tadhg MacCarthaigh)
9. Ian Maguire (St Finbarrs)

10. Sean Kiely (Ballincollig)
11. Paul Kerrigan (Nemo Rangers) – Captain
12. Luke Connolly (Nemo Rangers)

13. Daniel Goulding (Éire Óg)
14. Peter Kelleher (Kilmichael)
15. Brian Hurley (Castlehaven)

Subs

16. Ken O Halloran (Bishopstown)
17. Mark Collins (O Donovan Rossa)
18. Bart Daly (Newmarket)
19. Kevin Crowley (Millstreet)
20. Michael Shields (St Finbarr’s)
21. Andrew O Sullivan (Castletownbere)
22. Killian O Hanlon (Kilshannig)
23. Ruairi Deane (Bantry Blues)
24. Mark Collins (Castlehaven)
25. Colm O Neill (Ballyclough)
26. Dan McEoin (Ilen Rovers)

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