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Lyne and O'Leary drafted in to Kerry football team to face Westmeath

The Kingdom are on the road to Mullingar this weekend.

Kerry's Kieran O'Leary.
Kerry's Kieran O'Leary.
Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

JONATHAN LYNE AND Kieran O’Leary have been drafted in to the Kerry football team to face Westmeath in Sunday’s Division 1 league tie in Mullingar.

Manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice has made only two changes for the clash as the Kingdom seek to build on their victories over Tyrone and Kildare.

The duo come into the half-forward line with Daithi Casey and Donnchadh Walsh dropping to the bench.

O’Leary will captain the team and makes his first start of the league after being involved with Dr Crokes All-Ireland club campaign in the early stages of the season.

KERRY: Brian Kelly (Killarney Legion); Paul Murphy (Rathmore), Mark Griffin (St Michaels/Foilmore), Shane Enright (Tarbert); Peter Crowley (Laune Rangers), Fionn Fitzgerald (Dr Crokes), Marc Ó Sé (An Ghaeltacht); Anthony Maher (Duagh), David Moran (Kerins O’Rahillys); Jonathan Lyne (Killarney Legion), Bryan Sheehan (St Marys), Kieran O’Leary (Dr Crokes); Stephen O’Brien (Kenmare), Paul Geaney (Dingle), James O’Donoghue (Killarney Legion).

Subs: Brendan Kealy (Kilcummin), Donnchadh Walsh (Cromane), Daithí Casey (Dr Crokes), Darran O’Sullivan (Glenbeigh Glencar), Johnny Buckley (Dr Crokes), Aidan O’Mahony (Rathmore), Barry John Keane (Kerins O’Rahillys), Jack Sherwood (Firies), Michael Geaney (Dingle), Brian McGuire (Listowel Emmets), David Culhane (Ballylongford).

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