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Dublin U21s missing Paul Mannion for Carlow quarter-final clash

However, other senior stars including Eric Lowndes, Jack McCaffrey and Shane Carthy are set to feature.

Paul Mannion has been ruled out of the Dublin U21 side's upcoming clash with Carlow.
Paul Mannion has been ruled out of the Dublin U21 side's upcoming clash with Carlow.
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IT’S BEEN CONFIRMED that the Dublin U21 side will be without Paul Mannion for their Cadbury Leinster quarter-final against Carlow tonight.

The Kilmacud Crokes star misses out after suffering a hamstring injury in the build up to the game.

Elsewhere, the team has an experienced look about it, with Eric Lowndes, Jack McCaffrey, Shane Carthy, Ciarán Kilkenny, Cormac Costello and Davy Byrne among the more familiar names set to play.

The throw-in is at 7.30pm in Carlow IT.

Dublin U21 team to face Carlow: 1. Lorcan Molloy (St Anne’s); 2. Ross McGowan (Kilmacud Crokes), 3. David Byrne (Nh Olaf), 4. Robbie McDaid (Ballyboden St Enda’s); 5. Eric Lowndes (St Peregrine’s), 6. Johnny Small (Ballymun Kickhams), 7. Jack McCaffrey (Clontarf); 8. Paddy O’Higgins (Raheny), 9. Shane Carthy (Nh Mearnóg); 10. Conor Mullally (Cuala), 11. Ciarán Kilkenny (Castleknock), 12. Niall Walsh (St Oliver Plunkett’s/Eoghan Ruadh); 13. Conor McHugh (Na Fianna), 14. Michael Deegan (Donaghmore/Ashbourne), 15. Cormac Costello (Whitehall Colmcille). Subs: TBC.

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