Three players set to make championship debuts for Offaly against Westmeath

Offaly Express Reporter


Offaly Express Reporter


Offaly Hurling Manager Kevin Ryan

Offaly hurling manager Kevin Ryan

Kevin Ryan and his management team have given first Championship starts to Enda Grogan, Padraic Guinan and Oisín Kelly for Offaly's Leinster Championship Quarter-final against Westmeath in Mullingar at 7pm. 

The team shows 10 changes from the side which lost to Westmeath by 14 points in last year’s Championship at the same venue.

The only players to line out again this year are James Dempsey, Ben Conneely, Sean Ryan Shane Kinsella and Shane Dooley

The team in full is

James Dempsey (Kinnitty)

Ben Conneely (St Rynagh’s)

Conor Doughan (Shinrone)

Enda Grogan (Kilcormac/Killoughey)

Sean Gardiner (Lusmagh)

Dermot Shortt (St Rynagh’s)

Sean Ryan (Birr) Capt.

David King (Coolderry)

Padraic Guinan (Drumcullen)

Shane Kinsella (Kinnitty)

Shane Dooley (Tullamore)

Peter Geraghty (Kilcormac/Killoughey)

Sean Cleary (Shinrone)

Oisín Kelly (Belmont)

Emmett Nolan (Birr)

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