THE Offaly team to face Waterford this Sunday in Dungarvan in a vital Division 3 game has been announced.
Thomas Deehan makes his first start of the year at corner-forward as does Brian Connor in midfield and Graham Guilfoyle at wing-forward.
Also starting in the half-forward line will be Niall McNamee who captains the side from centre-forward.
This is a must win game for Offaly as the race for promotion heats up. Offaly still hold their destiny in their own hands with two games remaining but they must win both starting this Sunday.
Offaly team: Alan Mulhall; Brian Darby, Scott Brady, Sean Pender; Shane Sullivan, Karol Slattery, James Keane, Richie Dalton, Brian Connor; Graham Guilfoyle, Niall McNamee, Ciaran McManus; Thomas Deehan, John Reynolds, Ken Casey