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James O’Donoghue back for the Kingdom as Kerry make four changes for Munster final

Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s men take on Cork this Sunday.

James O'Donoghue returns from shoulder injury to take on Cork.
James O'Donoghue returns from shoulder injury to take on Cork.
Image: James Crombie/INPHO

ÉAMONN FITZMAURICE HAS made four changes to the Kerry XV who lined out against Clare in the semi-final as they get set to take on Cork in the Munster Senior Football championship decider at Páirc Uí Chaóimh on Sunday.

Aidan O’Mahony comes into the defence in place of Peter Crowley with Johnny Buckley returning to midfield following injury; David Moran the player to miss out.

Donnchadh Walsh and James O’Donoghue also return from the treatment table to take their place in the forwards, Walsh replacing Michael Geaney with O’Donoghue slotting in at 15.

Throw-in on Sunday is 2pm.

Kerry XV to play Cork:
1. Brian Kelly – Killarney Legion
2. Marc Ó Sé – An Ghaeltacht
3. Aidan O’Mahony – Rathmore
4. Shane Enright – Tarbert
5. Paul Murphy – Rathmore
6. Killian Young – Renard
7. Fionn Fitzgerald – Dr Crokes (C)
8. Anthony Maher – Duagh
9. Johnny Buckley – Dr Crokes
10. Stephen O’Brien – Kenmare
11. Bryan Sheehan – St Marys
12. Donnchadh Walsh – Cromane
13. Paul Geaney – Dingle
14. Declan O’Sullivan – Dromid Pearses
15. James O’Donoghue – Killarney Legion

Subs: Brendan Kealy (Kilcummin), Peter Crowley (Laune Rangers), Darran O’Sullivan (Glenbeigh-Glencar), David Moran (Kerins O’Rahillys), Michael Geaney (Dingle), Mark Griffin (St Michaels/Foilmore), Kieran Donaghy (Austin Stacks), Kieran O’Leary (Dr Crokes), Barry John Keane (Kerins O’Rahillys), Jonathan Lyne (Killarney Legion), Daithí Casey (Dr Crokes)

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