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Cavan unveil starting side for Ulster semi-final as Tyrone welcome cruciate victim back to squad

Throw-in is 2pm on Sunday in Clones.

Tyrone's Mattie Donnelly and Cavan's Conor Moynagh will be in opposition on Sunday.
Tyrone's Mattie Donnelly and Cavan's Conor Moynagh will be in opposition on Sunday.

CAVAN AND TYRONE have named their starting sides for Sunday’s Ulster senior football semi-final in Clones.

It’s an unchanged Cavan team from that which defeated Armagh at the quarter-final stage and Tyrone have gone for a similar approach with Mickey Harte also naming an unchanged side from that which beat Derry in their last eight clash.

Tyrone have made a few changes to the bench. Rory Brennan, Justin McMahon, Ronan McNabb and Conor Meyler return to the panel after injury while Lee Brennan, Frank Burns, Conall McCann and David Mulgrew drop out.

This is Ronan McNabb’s first appearance in the matchday squad in 2016 after suffering a cruciate ligament injury in September 2015.


1. Raymond Galligan (Lacken)

2. Padraig Faulkner (Kingscourt)
3. Killian Clarke (Shercock)
4. Rory Dunne (Redhills)

5. Feargal Flanagan (Butlersbridge)
6. Conor Moynagh (Drumgoon)
7. Niall Murray (Cavan Gaels)

8. Tomas Corr (Denn)
9. Michael Argue (Bailieborough)

10. Dara McVeety (Crosserlough)
11. Gearoid McKiernan (Swanlinbar) (Captain)
12. Martin Reilly (Killygarry)

13. David Givney (Mountnugent)
14. Cian Mackey (Castlerahan)
15. Sean Johnston (Cavan Gaels)


1. Michael O’Neill (Clonoe)

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

5. Tiernan McCann (Killyclogher)
6. Niall Sludden (Dromore)
7. Peter Harte (Errigal Ciarán)

8. Colm Cavanagh (Moy)
9. Matthew Donnelly (Trillick)

10. Cathal McShane (Eoghan Ruadh)
11. Mark Bradley (Killyclogher)
12. Richard Donnelly (Trillick)

13. Connor McAliskey (Clonoe)
14. Sean Cavanagh (Moy – captain)
15. Ronan O’Neill (Omagh)


16. Niall Morgan (Edendork)
17. Rory Brennan (Trillick)
18. Pádraig Hampsey (Coalisland)
19. Darren McCurry (Edendork)
20. Kieran McGeary (Pomeroy)
21. Justin McMahon (Omagh)
22. Ronan McNabb (Dromore)
23. Padraig McNulty (Dungannon)
24. Conor Meyler (Omagh)
25. Jonathan Monroe (Carrickmore)
26. Barry Tierney (Omagh)

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