Offaly minor football team named for crunch Meath clash

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Offaly minor football team named for crunch Meath clash

Offaly minor football team named for crunch Meath clash

Offaly’s minor football management team of John Hughes, Noel Daly and Kevin Meehan have named their team to take on Meath in the 4th round of the Electric Ireland Minor Football Championship on Wednesday, June 27 at 7.30pm in Páirc Tailteann, Navan.

The Offaly minors have been in superb form this year with the likes of Mikey Cunningham and Aaron Kellaghan shining against Westmeath and Wicklow. 

Meath will prove a tough test having beaten the Dubs, and Sean O'Toole will be tasked with keeping them out as he starts in goals for Offaly.

Aaron Brazil, Kieran Dolan and Briain Nolan will make up the fullback line, while Ed Cullen, Rory Egan and Harry Balsiger form a strong halfback line.

Usually a hurling stronghold, Kilcormac-Killoughey will be proud to have Cathal Donoghue starting in midfield for the minor footballers and he'll play alongside Ballinagar's Morgan Tynan.

Peter Bennett, Daniel Lowry and Mikey Cunningham start at half-forward, while Sean Courtney, Enda Coughlan and Aaron Kellaghan will lead the scoring charge for the Faithful.

The game throws in at 7.30pm in Navan on Wednesday evening, June 27.

The Offaly team to play Meath:

1. Sean O’Toole (Shamrocks)
2. Aaron Brazil (Shannonbridge)
3. Kieran Dolan (Shamrocks)
4. Briain Nolan (Edenderry)
5. Ed Cullen (Clara)
6. Rory Egan (Edenderry) (Capt.)
7. Harry Balsiger (Ferbane)
8. Cathal Donoghue (Kilcormac/Killoughey)
9. Morgan Tynan (Ballinagar)
10. Peter Bennett (Clonbullogue)
11. Daniel Lowry (Edenderry)
12. Mikey Cunningham (Bracknagh)
13. Sean Courtney (Cappincur)
14. Enda Coughlan (Ferbane)
15. Aaron Kellaghan (Rhode