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Four changes to Kildare team that promotion chasing Clare will face on Sunday

The sides clash in a key game in Division 3 of the Allianz football league.

Cian O'Neill's Kildare team take on Clare on Saturda
Cian O'Neill's Kildare team take on Clare on Saturda
Image: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

KILDARE HAVE ALREADY clinched promotion from Division 3 of the Allianz football league but there is a huge amount at stake for opponents Clare in Newbridge on Sunday.

Manager Cian O’Neill has made four changes to the Lilywhites starting fifteen with his side currently top of the table on 10 points and Clare just behind them in second place on eight points.

Kildare bring Tom Corley, Hugh McGrillen, Fionn Dowling and Rob Kelly into the team as they make changes from last Saturday’s win over Tipperary. Mark Donnellan, Cian O’Donoghue, Daniel Flynn and Eamon Callaghan make way.

Clare will name their team tonight and they only need to get a point from Sunday’s game to ensure they will be playing Division 2 football next year.

There is also the prospect of these sides facing off again in the Division 3 decider on Saturday 23 April.

Kildare

1. Tom Corley (Moorefield)

2. Peter Kelly (Twomilehouse)
3. David Hyland (Athy)
4. Ollie Lyons (Celbridge)

5. Ciaran Fitzpatrick (Kilcock)
6. Fergal Conway (Celbridge)
7. Hugh McGrillen (Celbridge)

8. Kevin Feely (Athy)
9. Tommy Moolick (Leixlip)

10. Adam Tyrrell (Moorefield)
11. Niall Kelly (Athy)
12. Eoghan O’Flaherty (Carbury)

13. Fionn Dowling (Suncroft)
14. Rob Kelly (Straffan)
15. Paul Cribbin (Johnstownbridge)

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