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Kerry make 2 changes for Sunday's league final against Dublin

Silverware is on the line at Croke Park.

Aidan O'Mahony, Kieran Donaghy and Bryan Sheehan all start.
Aidan O'Mahony, Kieran Donaghy and Bryan Sheehan all start.
Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

KERRY MANAGER EAMONN Fitzmaurice has made two changes in personnel for his side’s Allianz Football League final with Dublin on Sunday afternoon.

Captain Bryan Sheehan has fully recovered from the hand injury which saw him miss the win over Mayo while Brendan Kealy is given the nod between the posts for the Croke Park clash.

Sheehan starts in the half-forward line in place of Johnny Buckley while goalkeeper Brian Kelly drops to the bench from the semi-final victory over Roscommon.

Colm Cooper will make his 60th league appearance for the Kingdom as he partners Darran O’Sullivan and Stephen O’Brien in the forward line.

The team contains nine of the side that started when the two counties met in the opening round of the league campaign in January.

Kerry are looking to win their first league crown since 2009 and end Dublin’s dominance of the competition, which they have won three years on the bounce.

Throw-in at Croke Park is at 3.30pm.

Kerry:

1. Brendan Kealy (Kilcummin)

2. Marc Ó Sé (An Ghaeltacht)
3. Mark Griffin (St Michaels/Foilmore)
4. Shane Enright (Tarbert)

5. Peter Crowley (Laune Rangers)
6. Aidan O’Mahony (Rathmore)
7. Fionn Fitzgerald (Dr Crokes)

8. Kieran Donaghy (Austin Stacks)
9. David Moran (Kerins O’Rahillys)

10. Bryan Sheehan (St Marys, captain)
11. Paul Murphy (Rathmore)
12. Donnchadh Walsh (Cromane)

13. Darran O’Sullivan (Glenbeigh-Glencar)
14. Colm Cooper (Dr Crokes)
15. Stephen O’Brien (Kenmare)

Subs:

16. Brian Kelly (Killarney Legion)
17. Johnny Buckley (Dr Crokes)
18. Killian Young (Renard)
19. Barry John Keane (Kerins O’Rahillys)
20. Padraig O’Connor (Killarney Legion)
21. Michael Geaney (Dingle)
22. Jonathan Lyne (Killarney Legion)
23. Brendan O’Sullivan (Valentia)
24. Kieran O’Leary (Dr Crokes)
25. Tommy Walsh (Kerins O’Rahillys)
26. Denis Daly (St Marys)

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