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Cooper and Galvin back in Kerry squad and 3 changes to team for Tyrone clash

The sides meet in Omagh next Sunday.

Paul Galvin and Colm Cooper return to the Kerry squad.

PAUL GALVIN AND Colm Cooper are back on bench for Kerry this weekend as they head to Omagh desperate to avoid relegation when they face Tyrone.

Kerry need to avoid defeat to preserve their Division 1 status and manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice has added Galvin and Cooper to his squad.

There are also three changes to the Kerry team that lost to Monaghan last Sunday with Brendan Kealy named in goal, Paul Murphy coming in at corner-back and Bryan Sheehan selected at centre-forward.

Brian Kelly and Pa Kilkenny drop to the bench while injury rules out Paul Geaney.

Kerry

1. Brendan Kealy (Kilcummin)

2. Paul Murphy (Rathmore)
3. Mark Griffin (St Michael’s/Foilmore)
4. Shane Enright (Tarbet)

5. Jonathan Lyne (Legion)
6. Peter Crowley (Laune Rangers)
7. Killian Young (Renard)

8. Anthony Maher (Duagh)
9. David Moran (Kerins O’Rahilly’s)

10. Alan Fitzgerald (Castlegregory)
11. Bryan Sheehan (St Mary’s)
12. Johnny Buckley (Dr Crokes)

13. Stephen O’Brien (Kenmare)
14. Kieran Donaghy (C) (Austin Stacks)
15. Barry John Keane (Kerins O’Rahilly’s)

Subs
16. Brian Kelly (Legion)
17. Pa Kilkenny (Glenbeigh/Glencar)
18. Tommy Walsh (Kerins O’Rahillys)
19. Fionn Fitzgerald (Dr Crokes)
20. Marc Ó Sé (An Ghaeltacht)
21. Darran O’Sullivan (Glenbeigh/Glencar)
22. Kieran O’Leary (Dr Crokes)
23. Padraig O’Connor (Legion)
24. Philip O’Connor (Cordal)
25. Paul Galvin (Finuge)
26. Colm Cooper (Dr Crokes)

Bryan Sheehan and Sean Cavanagh Kerry's Bryan Sheehan and Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Tyrone

1. Niall Morgan (Edendork)

2. Aidan McCrory (Errigal Ciaran)
3. Ronan McNamee (Aghayaran)
4. Cathal McCarron (Dromore)

5. Ronan McNabb (Dromore)
6. Justin McMahon (Omagh)
7. Peter Harte (Errigal Ciaran)

8. Colm Cavanagh (Moy)
9. Padraig McNulty (Dungannon)

10. Tiernan McCann (Killyclogher)
11. Mattie Donnelly (Trillick)
12. Ryan McKenna (Eglish)

13. Darren McCurry (Edendork)
14. Sean Cavanagh (Moy)
15. Conor McAliskey (Clonoe)

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