Offaly name U20 team for Leinster semi-final with Kildare
Offaly’s U20 football management team of Declan Kelly, David Connolly, Conan Curley and Georgie Digan have named their side to play Kildare in the semi-final of the Eirgrid Leinster Football Championship on Friday, June 29 in Bord na Mona O’Connor Park at 7.30pm.
The team is unchanged from the county's win over Westmeath in the quarter-final last weekend with Clonbullogue's Shane O'Brien retaining his place in the full-forward line ahead of Jack Darcy who started some of the earlier games.
Elsewhere it's as you were with Barry Rohan continuing in goal, Ronan Hynes, Pa Robilliard and Aidan Bracken forming the fullback line.
Jack Quinn, Stefan Geoghegan and Jack O'Brien line out at halfback while Ferbane duo Kyle Higgins and Sean Ibbotson make up the midfield having impressed at senior level for their club in recent months.
Durrow pair Kevin McDermott and Dan Wyer, along with Ballycommon's Conor Dunne, make up the half-forward line with the scoring charge being led by Cian Johnson, Cian Farrell and Shane O'Brien in a potent-looking full-forward line.
The team selection is:
1. Barry Rohan (Shannonbridge)
2. Ronan Hynes (Shannonbridge)
3. Pa Robilliard (Tullamore ) (Captain)
4. Aidan Bracken (Ballycommon)
5. Jack Quinn (Ballycumber)
6. Stefan Geoghegan (Bracknagh)
7. Jack O’Brien (Durrow)
8. Kyle Higgins (Ferbane)
9. Sean Ibbotson (Ferbane)
10. Kevin McDermott (Durrow)
11. Conor Dunne (Ballycommon)
12. Dan Wyer (Durrow)
13. Cian Johnson (Ferbane)
14. Cian Farrell (Edenderry)
15. Shane O’Brien (Clonbullogue)